The executive director for Lindenwood University’s new Center for Fine and Performing Arts started work on site on Feb. 4, but he has been for several months booking acts for the center, which is scheduled to open this summer.
Lindenwood University’s Nonprofit Administration program will launch a new Summer Youth Leadership Conference for high school students interested in pursuing careers in the nonprofit sector. Nominations of service-minded high school juniors and seniors are being accepted from schools or parents through March 1.
Lindenwood University Artist in Residence Rift Fournier and fellow television and film writer Paul Guyot will speak on the recent writer’s strike and future of television and film from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the Young Hall Auditorium (room 109) on the main Lindenwood campus—209 S. Kingshighway, St. Charles, Mo.
Lindenwood University has agreed to purchase 65 acres of property north of St. Charles and intends to construct a shooting range for its national champion shooting team. The purchase is contingent on approval of St. Charles County.
Julie Turner, who joined the Non-Profit Administration faculty last summer, has been nominated for an Honors Program Award for service to the community. St. Charles Business Magazine and Commerce Bank announced the nominees Jan. 15.
Fatemeh Keshavarz, Ph.D., will speak on “Iranian Women in the 21st Century” at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, in the Leadership Room of the Spellmann Center.
A reading and discussion of the poetry of Attila Jozsef, Hungary’s greatest 20th century poet, will take place at 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 5 in Sibley Chapel on Lindenwood's main campus.
Each year, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education picks a select group of teachers throughout Missouri to help other teachers use authentic instruction, performance-based assessment and Missouri’s new academic performance standards. This year, all the teachers selected for the program in the St. Louis region are graduates of Lindenwood University.
Lindenwood University is launching a new bachelor’s degree program in Christian Ministry Studies. The degree program is offered in Lindenwood’s accelerated format for working adults, in which students can earn up to 36 credit hours in one year, attending just one night per week.
The new documentary, “Boom: A Video Documenting the History of St. Charles County from 1945 to 1964,” will debut at a premier event at Lindenwood University on Jan. 17, 2008. The film is based on a portion of St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann’s book, “Crossroads: A History of St. Charles County, Missouri” (2004, Lindenwood Press).