Lindenwood University’s 2014-15 Speaker Series will feature six exciting and thought-provoking individuals, including the author of Orange is the New Black, Marvel Comics editor Bill Rosemann, and actors Giancarlo Esposito and Kal Penn.
Lindenwood University has appointed Brett Barger to the position of associate vice president for operations and finance and chief purchasing officer. Previously dean of evening and graduate admissions, Barger started the new post on May 1.
Lindenwood University has named Willie Broussard dean of its Center for Distance Learning, a new position. He takes the post on Thursday, May 1.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will hold its second graduation ceremony in school history on Sunday, May 18, at 2 p.m. in the Gateway Center in Collinsville, Ill. Approximately 500 students are invited to participate in this year’s commencement.
Lindenwood University has named Gina Ganahl dean of its evening accelerated programs, the College for Individualized Education. She takes the post on Friday, May 2, replacing longtime dean Dan Kemper, who is retiring.
The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) announced that Lindenwood University-Belleville's director of athletics and head men’s basketball coach, Scott Spinner, has been named the IBCA Coach of the Year for the college division. Spinner receives his award at the IBCA Hall of Fame banquet on April 26 in Bloomington, Ill.
The Lindenwood University Department of Criminal Justice will host its annual criminal justice institute from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9-11. The three-day camp will take place on the St. Charles campus and will present participants, age 14-18, with a wide range of activities and presentations offered by criminal justice professionals.
The Duree Center for Entrepreneurship at Lindenwood University will present a free symposium on How To Fund Your Business Venture. The symposium will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Dunseth Auditorium in Harmon Hall on the Lindenwood University campus, 209 South Kingshighway, St. Charles, Mo. 63301.
Lindenwood University’s Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise and the Show-Me Institute will co-host a forum on tax credit scholarships from 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 25, in Lindenwood’s Dunseth Auditorium. The presentations will focus on the issue of private-school choice, financed through tax-credit scholarship programs, as a method for dealing with K-12 school funding issues, particularly in struggling unaccredited districts.
In only its first year as a student organization at Lindenwood University-Belleville, the Enactus team made school history by taking home the “Rookie of the Year” trophy at the Enactus United States National Exposition in Cincinnati, Ohio, over the students’ spring break.