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Beard Returns to Lead Lynx Cheerleading Program
General, Athletics

Lindenwood University alumna Racheal Beard, who founded Lindenwood Belleville’s cheerleading program five years ago, has returned to lead the Lynx cheer squad. “When I left the first time, I really didn’t want to leave, and I never fully went away,” explained Beard, who stepped down to focus on a new job as a nursing professor at another university. “I’m so glad to have the opportunity to come back and pick up where I left off.”

Lindenwood Auditorium Hosts Regional Transportation Discussion
General

The future of Southern Illinois transportation passed last week through Lindenwood University-Belleville. The university on Feb. 6 hosted the Southwestern Illinois Leadership Council’s regional transportation discussion panel. During the event, state and private transportation leaders pondered the future of multi-modal priorities, America’s Central Port, Mid-America Airport, and transportation funding in Illinois.

History Professor Publishes Book About the Mysterious St. Anne
General, Academics, Division of Humanities

A 10-year-long passion project for Lindenwood University-Belleville Assistant Professor of History Jennifer Welsh has finally been completed in the form of her first published book. Now that The Cult of St. Anne in Medieval and Early Modern Europe has been released, Welsh said she hopes to get to work on a second book. She just hopes the next literary work she’s planning doesn’t take nearly as long to finish.

Professor’s Publication Highlights Issue of Sexism in Clinical Research
Academics, General

A paper co-authored by Lindenwood University-Belleville Assistant Professor Lindy Rossow has shined a spotlight on the subject of sexism in scientific research. The article, titled “Let’s Talk about Sex; Where are the Young Females in Blood Flow Restriction Research,” appeared in Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging magazine in September.

Science Olympiad Coming Soon
General, Academics

More than 800 students from high schools and middle schools across the state will meet March 11 at Lindenwood University-Belleville to compete in the Southern Illinois Regional Science Olympiad.

Big-hearted Business Student Receives First Community Kindness Scholarship
Academics, General, Alumni & Donors, Division of Business & Entrepreneurship

Lindenwood University-Belleville senior De’Marcus Terry on Friday became the first student to receive a university scholarship from Belleville’s Community Kindness charitable organization. Terry, a sprinter on the Lindenwood University-Belleville track team from Clewiston, Fla., will receive $1,000 to go towards his tuition plus additional money for his books to help him complete his education.

Turco Named New Head Football Coach

Kevin Turco, a coach with more than two decades of experience on the gridiron, has been hired to lead the Lynx football program at Lindenwood University—Belleville. “I’m honored and humbled to be named the next head football coach at Lindenwood University-Belleville,” said Turco. “Although nothing earned is easy, we’re going to build this program one day at a time, holding true to our core values.”

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