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Lindenwood University-Belleville senior De’Marcus Terry on Friday became the first student to receive a university scholarship from Belleville’s Community Kindness charitable organization. Terry, a sprinter on the Lindenwood University-Belleville track team from Clewiston, Fla., will receive $1,000 to go towards his tuition plus additional money for his books to help him complete his education.

Digital Content Strategy and Game Design Headline Slate of New Courses
General, Academics, College of Arts and Humanities

Lindenwood University’s School of Arts, Media, and Communications will launch new courses for the fall 2017 semester in the burgeoning fields of digital content strategy and game design. The new classes will be available online or in a hybrid online-classroom format.

Former A.D. Helping Out in Alumni Relations
General, Alumni & Donors

The sun was about to come up July 1, and John Creer’s alarm went off. Just like it had for the past 25 years. But, he didn’t get in his car and drive to Lindenwood University. It was his first day of retirement.

Belleville Archive

Kevin Turco, a coach with more than two decades of experience on the gridiron, has been hired to lead the Lynx football program at Lindenwood University—Belleville. “I’m honored and humbled to be named the next head football coach at Lindenwood University-Belleville,” said Turco. “Although nothing earned is easy, we’re going to build this program one day at a time, holding true to our core values.”

Belleville Archive

Senior Devon Williams said he was surprised and honored to be named as the first recipient of Lindenwood University-Belleville's new Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award. Williams learned of the honor Monday during the school’s inaugural prayer breakfast in honor of the slain civil rights leader.

Online Bachelor’s Ranked Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News
General, Academics

For the fourth straight year, Lindenwood University’s online bachelor’s degree programs have been ranked among the best in the nation for 2016 by the prestigious U.S. News and World Report, climbing from 150th to 103rd. Lindenwood’s online MBA, graduate business programs, and graduate education programs were also ranked.

The House That Trash Built
General, Alumni & Donors

Artist, business owner, and Lindenwood University alumnus Zach Smithey (’06, ’09) is back in the local spotlight thanks to his most recent groundbreaking endeavor, the construction of a one-of-a-kind shipping container home in his hometown of St. Charles, Mo. Smithey and his wife, Brie, are building their 3,100-square-foot dream home from eight cargo-worthy shipping containers and a plethora of other alternative building materials.

Belleville Archive

Last year, Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Criminal Justice Department was able to place its first intern with Scott Air Force Base’s 375th Airlift Command’s Security Forces Squadron. To say it was successful would be an understatement, according to Criminal Justice Department instructor Judge (Ret.) Annette Eckert. It went over so well, she said that this spring three Lindenwood Belleville students have been invited to participate in internships with the organization.

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