Representatives of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois will be at Lindenwood University-Belleville Thursday as part of national Community Policing Week. In September, President Barack Obama designated Oct. 2-8 Community Policing Week as a time for law enforcement, elected officials, members of the community to seek ways to build better relationships.
Lindenwood University-Belleville men’s wrestling team member Darius Lewis received an unexpected birthday gift at the charity where he donates much of his time.
Lindenwood University’s recently kicked off its 2016 United Way campaign with a YouTube video announcement from Dr. Michael Shonrock, Lindenwood system president, and Dr. Ryan Guffey, vice president for student development. The campaign will run from Oct. 3 through 14 and has a fundraising goal of $18,270, commemorating Lindenwood’s founding year of 1827.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host Urban Warrior Games from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, from on campus, 2600 W. Main Street, Belleville.
The Lindenwood University Financial Aid Office has launched an informational campaign to educate students and their family members about changes to the application cycle for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the primary form used by the federal government, states, and colleges to award grants, scholarships, work study, and student loans. Beginning Oct. 1, 2016, each year’s form will become available three months earlier than it had previously. This means students can file their 2017-18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017.
Lindenwood University’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society for first-year students, that it has won the organization’s Delta Bronze award for increasing its membership 14 percent over the past year.
The women’s basketball team at Lindenwood University-Belleville will host a Black Tie Dinner and Auction 6:30-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Royal Orleans Banquet Center, 2801 Telegraph Road, St. Louis. The event will feature dinner, an open bar, and live and silent auctions.
Lindenwood University-Belleville Division of Business and Entrepreneurship adjunct instructor Bill Enyart will present a Congress to Campus program September 25-27 at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Enyart, a former Democratic congressman, who represented Southern Illinois’ 12th Congressional District in the 113th Congress, will present with former Republican Congressman Ron Saracin of Connecticut.
The 2017 Miss Missouri USA and Miss Missouri Teen USA pageants will be presented in Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts on Sept. 24 and 25. The presentation show on Saturday, Sept. 24, and the coronation show on Sunday, Sept. 25, will both begin at 7 p.m.
For those who attend Lindenwood, it doesn’t take long to figure out that the highly acclaimed vocal group Voices Only is a part of the culture.