Lindenwood University alumnus and current Indianapolis Colt Pierre Desir was featured on KSDK for his charitable activities. Desir is up for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, which recognizes NFL players for "excellence on and off the field."
The St. Louis Business Journal recently published its annual list of the largest MBA programs in the St. Louis area, and Lindenwood University’s Plaster School of Business is home to the second largest program with 582 on-ground and online students.
Chad Kerksick, associate professor of exercise science, was quoted in an article in Men’s Journal about the benefits of tart cherry juice to aid in muscle recovery after workouts.
Lindenwood University was named Best College or University in St. Charles in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best of St. Charles reader poll. The poll sought reader favorites in more than 100 categories.
Lindenwood University’s MBA in management was one of 30 programs ranked the best in the country by OnlineCollegePlan. Lindenwood was one of two schools in the St. Louis area and three in Missouri to be ranked on the list. The ranking was based on cost per credit hour, reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, retention rate, and graduation rate.
Playing in the first Division II playoff football game in school history, Lindenwood improved to 9-3 by winning its eighth straight game. The Lions will play in the second round next Saturday against a familiar foe, No. 10 Northwest Missouri State (11-1), in Maryville, Mo.
Two-time Lindenwood graduate Alex Ferrario (’13, ’15) will handle play-by-play for the St. Louis Blues game at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, on 101 ESPN radio. Ferrario normally hosts the pre-game, post-game, and intermission shows and will fill in for Chris Kerber, who will be receiving an award that night.
Shelly Looney, Lindenwood University women’s hockey head coach, was recently featured on an NBC sports program called “The Champion Within.” Looney scored the winning goal for the U.S. women’s hockey team in the 1998 Olympics and took over head coaching duties at Lindenwood this season.
Lions tight end Erik Henneman was the subject of a profile in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The 26-year-old’s strong play has caught the attention of NFL scouts, who have begun to appear at Hunter Stadium to watch him play.
MLB Network host and Lindenwood University alumnus Greg Amsinger was the subject of a recent article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Amsinger was in town for the Cardinals playoff games with the Washington Nationals and also took part Friday in a panel of Lindenwood communications alumni who have had notable careers in broadcasting.