Lindenwood University will host a weekend of activities for families of students on Thursday, Sept. 25, through Saturday, Sept. 27, including a nationally televised football game, movies, other sports, food, opportunities to attend classes, and numerous other activities.
Lindenwood University-Belleville unveiled its newest facility last week, specifically serving its veteran student population. The Major General William L. Enyart Veterans Success Center was officially dedicated in a private ceremony and honors Enyart, now a U.S. Congressman. The naming was made possible by a gift from his wife, retired Judge Annette Eckert, and his family.
The 22nd Annual Lou Brock Golf Classic will be held on Monday, Sept. 29, at Whitmoor Country Club, located at 1100 Whitmoor Drive, St. Charles, Mo. 63304. The tournament is one of St. Louis’ most exclusive, with all proceeds benefiting Lindenwood University athletics and the Lou Brock Scholarship Fund; registration is currently being accepted.
Shoppers packed the front entrance Wednesday as dignitaries cut the ribbon to open the much-anticipated Lindenwood Schnucks at University Commons. Schnucks employees wore Lindenwood caps, and the LU cheerleaders and mascot entertained the early-morning crowd.
While supporters of Lindenwood University-Belleville toured the improvements to the building and grounds of the West Main Street campus Wednesday, school leaders announced new additions to the school's programs and activities.
Symposium and Job Fair Scheduled for Sept. 2. At a time when the demand for information technology professionals is blossoming, Lindenwood University is adding a slate of new IT degrees in its accelerated evening program, LCIE. The new degree programs were approved in mid-July by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and will be available starting in the fall quarter of 2014, which begins Sept. 29.
Tom Coppotelli, assistant police chief for the Collinsville Police Department, has been hired as director of public safety and security for Lindenwood University-Belleville.
For the second year running, the Lindenwood University Film Series will be a venue for the 2014 St. Louis International Film Festival Kids Festival with free screenings of two films at air-conditioned Young Hall Theatre.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host a two-day grant writing workshop Aug. 14-15 from 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. each day. The workshop is open to the public.
Mary Reuter, assistant vice president and executive director of community relations for Lindenwood University-Belleville, was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Belleville Rotary on June 24 in appreciation of her contributions to the Rotary Club.