Lindenwood University-Belleville recently held the dedication of the Alice E. Ackermann Welcome Center, honoring the late Belleville resident, teacher, and musician, Alice Ackermann.
Representatives of the United States Postal Service, SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital–St. Charles, Lindenwood University, and St. Charles city and county cut the ribbon on Aug. 1 for the new U.S. Postal Service offices in the University Commons development across the street from Lindenwood’s campus.
Lindenwood University – Belleville Men’s Soccer is set to host Southwestern Illinois College in the annual Mayor’s Cup to kick off the 2016 home season. The game will take place Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m. on Lindenwood – Belleville’s home field. This will mark the seventh consecutive year the two teams face off in the Mayor’s Cup.
The Lindenwood University women’s golf team was recently named the recipient of the 2015-2016 All-Scholar Team GPA Award by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA). The award recognizes the women’s collegiate golf program with the highest collective team grade point average, which includes all of the team’s student-athletes for the 2015-16 season. Lindenwood’s 10 team members had an average GPA of 3.901.
Kay (Dunham) Wilkinson (’60) was named the 89th recipient of the Lindenwood University Alumni Merit Award during the university’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 14 in St. Charles, Mo.
Belleville native Kay (Fischer) Lippert has seen Lindenwood University evolve into something vastly different since she graduated from the St. Charles campus in 1966. At that time, Lippert, who graduated from Belleville Township High School, said the university was a small all-girls school that looked quite different from the 500-acre campus that is now home to the university.
When Ben Holtmeyer (’16) enrolled at Lindenwood University in August 2012, his emphasis was in broadcasting. However, after adding an emphasis in media management and sales as a senior, Holtmeyer would take a course that changed his career direction.
Lindenwood University’s vice president for enrollment management, Dr. Joe Parisi, and director of evening and graduate admissions, Tyler Kostich, recently received an Employer Support Freedom Award, which is given in recognition of an employer’s support for employees who serve in the military.
Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts announces its 2016-17 professional season line-up, its eighth season since the $32 million performing arts center opened, consisting of six touring shows, starting with The Blues Brothers on Sept. 10.
Five athletes with Lindenwood University ties will be competing in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 2016 Olympics will mark the third straight Summer Olympics in which Lindenwood has had an athlete or former athlete competing. Lindenwood had three athletes in the 2008 games and five at the 2012 Olympics.