On Thursday, May 21, Lindenwood University held a groundbreaking ceremony for its planned $21 million Library and Academic Resources Center. The three-story 100,000-square-foot facility will combine traditional library functions with a host of other student services and is scheduled to open in late 2016.
Since its inception in 1975, thousands of students have graduated from the Lindenwood University College for Individualized Education (LCIE). In celebration of the accelerated evening program and its successful alumni, Lindenwood will host the LCIE 40th Anniversary Outstanding Alumni Award Banquet on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the St. Charles Convention Center.
Dr. Grant Shostak has been named dean of Lindenwood University’s School of Human Services. Shostak has been director of the graduate criminal justice degree program at Lindenwood since 2012.
Lindenwood University freshman Savanah Bice has been elected as a member of the 2015-2016 Delta Epsilon Chi (DECA) collegiate executive officer team. Bice will serve as one of three executive vice presidents in the U.S. in support of the business organization’s mission and goals and will focus specifically on chapter and student recruitment.
Lindenwood University’s spring commencement exercises will be held on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, with more than 1,170 graduates slated to participate. More than 1,900 degrees will be conferred in the ceremonies.
Lindenwood University held a ceremony formally naming the Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship the afternoon of Thursday, May 7, in front of Harmon Hall, which houses the school on the St. Charles, Mo., campus.
Lindenwood University will break ground May 21 on a new Library and Academic Resources Center, and one of the three-story building’s many features is a multi-purpose conference and individual work environment specifically for adjunct instructors.
Lindenwood University-Belleville and the YMCA of Southwest Illinois partnered to honor 11 local high school seniors selected as recipients of this year’s Y-Scholars Award. An awards ceremony was held for the recipients and their families on April 29 at Lindenwood Belleville.
Meaghan Murphy, a Lindenwood University junior studying accounting, has been named the recipient of the university’s 2015 Pachyderm scholarship, which is presented in cooperation with the St. Charles Country Pachyderm Club.
In its first year in the American Midwest Conference, the Lindenwood Belleville softball team has captured the regular season championship, earning an automatic bid to the NAIA National Championship opening round. With a Park University loss on April 24, the Lady Lynx also clinched the top seed in the conference tournament next week. The Lady Lynx are the first female team in school history to win a conference championship.