Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts announces its 2015-2016 professional season lineup, its seventh season since the $32 million performing arts center opened, with a full slate of legendary performers, led by the timeless Tony Bennett.
Lindenwood University has won a Bronze Telly Award for its recent “At the Center is You” TV campaign. The honor was announced as part of the 36th annual Telly Awards.
As promised by a sign at the project site, the historic Alumnae Gate, damaged by a semi-truck in late June, will be fully restored and stronger than ever. Work by Felling Contracting began at the start of July, and owner Dave Felling says he expects it to be completed by Aug. 1.
Dr. Brett Barger was introduced Wednesday as interim president of the Lindenwood University Belleville campus, effective Aug. 1. The appointment was made by Dr. Michael Shonrock, president of the Lindenwood University system.
Effective July 1, 2015, Lindenwood University’s College for Individualized Education (LCIE) will be known as the Lindenwood University School of Accelerated Degree Programs. The name change corresponds with the 40th anniversary of the program’s launch.
Lindenwood University’s historic Alumnae Gate, a landmark on the campus, was seriously damaged Wednesday afternoon when it was struck by a tractor-trailer.
The university is once again sponsoring the Summer Rhythm and Music Series on the Lindenwood Belleville campus.
Dr. Roy Lantry, assistant professor of health management, visited health administrators in Cuba April 18-26 as part of a travel-abroad program through the American Public Health Association. One of 20 participants selected out of the association’s international membership, Lantry spent time with Cuba’s public health professionals, health policymakers, primary and secondary school students, and grassroots neighborhood organizations to learn more about why Cuba has one of the best medical infrastructures in the world.
Lindenwood University’s 2015-16 Speaker Series will feature six thought-provoking discussions by noted experts on viral disease, race, botany, feminism, Mideast politics, and zoology, the last of which, Jeff Corwin, will include some exotic animals as well.
Dr. Michael D. Shonrock began his tenure on June 1, 2015, as Lindenwood University’s 22nd president.