Nearly 70 community leaders and friends of Lindenwood University attended the second annual Fall Harvest Luncheon on November 18 in the Lindenwood Auditorium. Proceeds from the event will help fund the construction of Lindenwood’s new Welcome Center, which will feature a lobby area, restrooms, small café, and exhibition and reception space.
Lindenwood University-Belleville is currently registering students for accelerated evening degree programs during the winter quarter term. Lindenwood College for Individuated Education (LCIE) courses begin on Saturday, Jan. 9.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will present a holiday concert performance by the United States Air Force Band of Mid-American at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the school’s auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University’s choirs, orchestra and jazz band will offer their fall concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 16, 19 and 20, respectively,in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts. Admission is free for all three concerts; the Scheidegger Center is located at 2300 West Clay Street, west of First Capitol Drive, in St. Charles.
Veterans of the United States military may be eligible to receive up to a $3,000 advance in education benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The offer is available to those who meet certain criteria under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Lindenwood University’s Third Annual Invitational History Bowl will conclude on live television Sunday night with a rematch between Fort Zumwalt West High School in O’Fallon and Bayless High School, which won the competition last year, in South St. Louis County.
The Lindenwood University 2009-2010 Speaker Series will continue with an appearance by renowned poets David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg. The duo, who offer a glimpse at the phenomenon that is beat poetry, will speak and read from their work at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, at the Lindenwood University Cultural Center (400 N. Kingshighway in St. Charles, two blocks north of the main Lindenwood campus).
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host the workshop, “Strengths-Based Therapy with Adolescents and Families: Effective, Time-Sensitive Strategies,” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 15. Sponsored by Lindenwood’s Professional and School Counseling Continuing Education Program, the address will be delivered by Bob Bertolino, Ph.D., assistant professor of rehabilitation counseling at Maryville University in St. Louis.
Homecoming and Reunion 2009 was a big success with over 500 alumni in attendance. We welcomed alumni from every decade beginning in the 1930’s to the present and they traveled from Alabama, New York, California, Texas, Georgia, and New Hampshire to celebrate their honored class reunions!
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-14 in the university’s Emerson Black Box Theater.