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Alumna to be Honored as ‘Exemplary New Principal’ in March
General, Alumni & Donors, School of Education

The Springfield region of the Missouri Association of Elementary Principals has nominated Angela Valchev, principal at Bowerman Elementary with Springfield Public Schools, as Exemplary New Principal. Valchev received her master’s degree in school counseling from Lindenwood University in 2005.

Jan. 12 Public Archaeology Event Cancelled for Weather Concerns
General, Academics, School of Sciences

A public archaeology event planned at Lindenwood University in St. Charles Saturday, Jan. 12, has been cancelled due to predicted heavy snowfall in the St. Louis area. Lindenwood was hosting the event as part of its sponsorship of the annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology Jan. 9-12 in St. Charles.

FIRST Robotics Kick-off Event brings 1,000 to Campus
Lindenwood in the News, General, Academics

For the second straight year, Lindenwood University hosted the regional kick-off event for the FIRST Robotics competition season. More than 1,000 students, parents, and teachers representing 44 area teams gathered on Saturday morning, Jan. 5, at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts for a livestream of the video announcing this year’s challenge, which has a space exploration theme. Students also received a kit of parts, with which they will build industrial grade 170-pound robots to complete the assigned challenge. Students also had the opportunity to interact with the challenge in virtual reality in the Scheidegger Center’s Emerson Black Box Theater.

Colts’ Desir is Subject of Indianapolis Star Article
Lindenwood in the News, Athletics, Alumni & Donors

Lindenwood graduate and football standout Pierre Desir, now with the Indianapolis Colts, was the subject of a Jan. 3 feature story in the Indianapolis Star in advance of the team’s upcoming playoff game against the Houston Texans on Saturday.

OnlineMasters.com Ranks Online MFA in Creative Writing Number-2 in Nation
General, Academics, School of Accelerated Degree Programs

OnlineMasters.com has named the Lindenwood University online Master of Fine Arts in writing degree the number-2 online creative writing program in the United States while naming it “Most Innovative” of the ranked programs.

Lindenwood in the News, Alumni & Donors

Brandi Rackers, who earned a master’s in studio art from Lindenwood University in 2015, was recently spotlighted as the Jefferson City News Tribune’s “featured artist” for her work in ceramics, painting, and art education.

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