The Lindenwood baseball team won the 2017 NCAA Division II Central Regional Championship on Monday afternoon in Emporia, Kan., with an 8-4 victory over Central Oklahoma. With the win, Lindenwood advances to the eight-team NCAA Division II National Championships, which will take place on May 27-June 3 at The Ballpark in Grand Prairie in Grand Prairie, Texas. The Lions will open up play in that tournament at 7 p.m. Saturday against the South Region champion, Delta State.
The men’s and women’s rugby programs earned wins in the cup finals at the USA Rugby National Collegiate Sevens Championships at Infinity Park in Glendale, Col.: two national titles within 30 minutes.
For the second straight season, Morgan Judd of the Lindenwood women's lacrosse team was selected as the winner of the Elite 90 award.
The Illinois State Board of Education’s State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board has officially recognized Lindenwood University-Belleville as a state institution and educational unit, streamlining the process for future graduates of the institution to obtain teacher and school counseling licensure in the state of Illinois.
Thirteen Lindenwood University-Belleville counseling students have been inducted into the Lambda Chi Chapter of the Chi Sigma Iota, an international honor society for professional counselors and counselor educators and counseling students.
Lindenwood University’s student-run television station, LUTV-HD, will receive two NATAS Mid-America Regional Student Television Awards at the Mid-America Emmy Awards ceremony on Sept. 9 at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis. A trio of Lindenwood students will receive two awards for live sports and sports program.
Kasey Washausen still vividly remembers nervously sitting behind the microphone for the first time in the radio studio at Lindenwood University-Belleville. That was in the spring of 2015. Two years later, she’s a brand new graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and a new career, which started with a regular shift on the air at a St. Louis radio station before she was even handed her diploma.
Billi Patzius, associate professor of criminal justice at Lindenwood University, has been featured in an Ask the Experts segment by the web site wallethub.com. In the article, Patzius responds to questions regarding the future of law enforcement, such as what the law officers of the future will need to know to do their jobs effectively and how law enforcement officers can improve their relationships with the people of the community they serve.
Among her many accomplishments the past year, a Lindenwood Belleville criminal justice student not only secured a prestigious internship with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois in Fairview Heights but also wowed her supervisor by doing her job to a high standard he said has rarely been equaled.
Dr. Edward L. Morris, professor of finance in the Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, has been named a regional recipient of the 2017 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom.