The Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois has named Lindenwood University-Belleville among the co-recipients of the 2015 Salute to Southwestern Illinois Award to be presented on April 2 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Fairview Heights, Ill.
Three students from Lindenwood University’s Delta Epsilon Chi (DECA) chapter placed in the top portion of their respective categories during the business organization’s state competition in February in Jefferson City, Mo. DECA is a not-for-profit extracurricular organization designed to prepare students for careers in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship with more than 215,000 members in the United States and around the world.
The Lindenwood University Shotgun Sports Team has received a $21,879 grant from the MidwayUSA Foundation, Inc. through the Foundation’s Team Endowment Account Program.
Members of the Lindenwood University women’s basketball team will trade jerseys for designer fashions as part of the upcoming Hoops ‘N’ Heels fashion show. The inaugural fundraising event benefiting the team will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, in the auditorium of the Lindenwood University Cultural Center, 400 North Kingshighway, St. Charles, Mo., 63301.
Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors has approved a 2.9 percent increase in the undergraduate tuition rate for the 2015-2016 academic year. The total expense for residential undergraduates, including tuition, fees, room, and board, will go up by 2.1 percent.
Lindenwood University is now a partner of Gold Star Kids, a foundation based in St. Charles that provides educational funds for children who’ve had a parent die in combat. Gold Star Kids also provides mentors, mental health, and family support.
Lindenwood University of St. Charles, Missouri, announced today a major partnership with the City of Ferguson to assist city officials, residents of Ferguson, and students who attend North St. Louis County schools with an eight-phase initiative that will include scholarships, grants, and entrepreneurial opportunities to Ferguson residents.
Actor Giancarlo Esposito’s Lindenwood University Speaker Series event, originally scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 17. The change is due to a conflict with Esposito’s professional obligations on the original date.
Lindenwood University is among a select group of higher education institutions in the United States and United Kingdom to participate in Panamá Bilingüe, a flagship project of recently elected President of the Republic of Panama Juan Carlos Varela and his administration. The legislative initiative will cost nearly $135 million and will send about 500 Panamanian public school teachers to study in the United States over the next five years. The goal of the program is to increase English competency among Panamanian teachers and, therefore, improve English education programs within the county.
The Liberty and Ethics Center at Lindenwood University has announced two grant awards to support its spring conference, “Capitalism, Crony Capitalism, and the Common Good.” A $10,000 grant award was received from the Charles Koch Foundation, and a $12,000 grant was received from the Earhart Foundation.