Lions pitcher Geoff Hartlieb, who graduated Lindenwood in 2016 and drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates that same year, was the subject of a feature in MLB.com. Hartlieb, who pitched in AA last year and posted impressive numbers, is expected to pitch for the Pirates AAA organization this year.
Lindenwood fashion students Anna Heinold and Natalia Soares da Silva were the subject of a cover story in Mid Rivers Newsmagazine on March 4 for their participation in a fashion show and exhibit at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis’ Forest Park.
Clifton Taulbert, author and president/CEO of Roots Java Coffee, the only wholly owned African-American coffee company in the U.S., spoke Feb. 4 at Lindenwood University as part of its Black History Month festivities. The talk was covered by KPLR-TV.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch produced an article and photo package on the new stunt program at Lindenwood University-Belleville. The new and growing sport is focused on the aerial and acrobatic aspects of cheerleading.
Fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo’s work with Lindenwood fashion design students this week was covered by Gazelle, the St. Louis-based lifestyle magazine.
The Waka Flocka Flame concert on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts was the subject of an i-Party photo feature in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Logan Wolf, who graduated Lindenwood University-Belleville in December 2018 with an undergraduate degree in mass communication, was recently honored by the Quilt of Valor Foundation for his work in Afghanistan as a combat engineer in a bomb-clearing unit.
Chris Bini, an 11-year-old undergoing chemotherapy, recently signed with Lindenwood University’s wrestling program through Team IMPACT, an organization that brings children with life-threatening or chronic illnesses together with college sports programs.
Dr. Rik Hafer, professor of Economics, was quoted in an article written by David Nicklaus of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tues., January 15. The article, Proposal for 70 percent tax rate idea veers from long-held consensus, appeared on Page 1 of the Business section.
For the second straight year, Lindenwood University hosted the regional kick-off event for the FIRST Robotics competition season. More than 1,000 students, parents, and teachers representing 44 area teams gathered on Saturday morning, Jan. 5, at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts for a livestream of the video announcing this year’s challenge, which has a space exploration theme. Students also received a kit of parts, with which they will build industrial grade 170-pound robots to complete the assigned challenge. Students also had the opportunity to interact with the challenge in virtual reality in the Scheidegger Center’s Emerson Black Box Theater.