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Students Receive NATAS Awards Lindenwood students recently picked up two National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Awards, winning in “Sports-Live Event” and “Sports Program”. Lindenwood also received an Honorable Mention for our student produced LUTV News. The mission of the NATAS is to encourage excellence in the television community by providing and developing leadership, by building community in television through camaraderie, and by providing networking opportunities, education and resources.
Music Alumnus Chosen for Blues Anthem Arts, Media and Communications and Music Program Alumnus, Montel Moore, is one of nine contestants to perform the National Anthem at an upcoming St. Louis Blues game. The competition, which included 650 contestants, was organized by the St. Louis Blues and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.
Saint Louis Zoo President and CEO to Speak Sept. 19 The Center for International and Global Studies welcomes Saint Louis Zoo President and CEO Dr. Jeffrey Bonner as he presents “The Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Institute: Global Conservation.” The event is part of the International Speaker Series and will be held onTuesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at Dunseth Auditorium in Harmon Hall. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
Belleville Theatre Announces Performance Lineup Belleville’s Department of Theater is proud to announce their 6th season of plays! “We’ve selected a season that we believe has something to satisfy the dramatic taste and high comedy on the stage, and hope community members will come out for these great shows,” said Theatre Professor Marsha Parker. Here’s the schedule!
Successful Orientation Week The Campus Activities Board successfully completed this year’s New Student Orientation Week and Week of Welcome! Fun was had by all students! The two weeks included a Multicultural Food Festival, Block Party, Bonfire, GloWild Glow Party and Arcade, and more!
Campbell Wins Graduate Research Award The School of Humanities is proud to announce that Professor Tarrell Campbell, adjunct instructor of English, is this year's winner of the St. Louis University Walter J. Ong Award for Excellence in Graduate Research. The award is presented annually to a doctoral student in the English Department in recognition of exceptional research and scholarly achievement and promise. Professor Campbell will be recognized for his outstanding research at this month’s Library Associates’ annual dinner.
Ranked 82nd on Washington Monthly’s list of Best Colleges for Adult Learners Lindenwood University is ranked 82nd on Washington Monthly’s list of Best Colleges for Adult Learners. They rate schools based on what they are doing for the country and on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and Service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).
Football Plays Complete Game in Home Opener The football team played one of its most complete games of its NCAA era at Hunter Stadium. The Lions gave head coach Jed Stugart his first win as head coach of Lindenwood, as they won their home opener by a 49-10 score over Northeastern State.
Coach Stugart Show on 101.1 ESPN Radio As part of the recent partnership with 101.1 ESPN as the exclusive home of our football program, the “Coach Stugart” will be broadcast live every week on Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00 PM during the season. We hope you have the opportunity to listen on line via 101.1 ESPN, the tunein app or on the FM dial. Go Lions!
Men’s Golf Begins Season with First-Place Finish at The Arch Cup The men's golf team opened its fall schedule with a first-place finish at The Arch Cup. Markus Lindgren was the top overall finisher for the Lions, finishing three strokes ahead of teammate Yente Van Doren who finished in second place overall.
Volleyball Comes Close to Upset of No. 9 Augustana The women's volleyball team split two games with a 3-0 win over Bridgeport and a 3-2 loss to No. 9 Augustana in the 2017 Lindenwood Challenge in Hyland Arena in St. Charles, MO.
Soccer Ranked in United Soccer Coaches Poll For the first time in its program history, the women's soccer team was ranked in the United Soccer Coaches Poll. The recently released poll had the Lions ranked No. 25 in NCAA Division II.
Starbeck Named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week Field hockey goalie Skylar Starbeck was named the ECAC Defensive Player of the Week. Starbeck led the Lady Lions to a perfect 2-0 start to the season.
Ganz Selected as Men’s Soccer Athlete of the Week Michele Ganz of the No. 17 men's soccer team was selected as the MIAA Men's Soccer Athlete of the Week. Ganz scored the game-winning goal during Lindenwood's 3-0 victory over Truman State.
Michele Ganz Earns Second Consecutive MIAA Athlete of the Week For the second consecutive week, Michele Ganz earned the MIAA Men's Soccer Athlete of the Week award. A native of Agordo, Italy, Ganz has accounted for three of Lindenwood's four goals this season.
Hellwege Named MIAA Specialist of the Week Megan Hellwege was named MIAA Specialist of the Week after her strong weekend in the 2017 Capital Classic in Springfield, IL. Hellwege led Lindenwood's defense during its 4-0 start and played a big role in opponents hitting just 0.040 in the four games.
Tournament for Teams Displaced by Hurricane Earlier this month, the women's volleyball team was scheduled to travel to Florida for a tournament. Due to the impending hurricane, they cancelled the trip and quickly decided to host a tournament at Hyland Arena for ten programs from across the country that had also been displaced by the hurricane. The staff put the event together in two days and, according to Brad Wachler,
Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics, it was one of the best that he has seen on such short notice. Wachler said, “We received several acknowledgements from parents, coaches and athletic directors thanking us for hosting their program for the weekend after having no other place to go.” Below is an excerpt from one of these letters:
I am a parent and just appreciated so much the level of your tournament competition and organization. God Bless You for your kindness. We were all impressed with your campus and your students. Not only was your volleyball team outstanding, but the young people who worked the tournament from keeping score to line judging were simply outstanding young people.
Men’s Water Polo Performs Well at Invitational Men's water polo performed well against some of the top teams in the country, posting a 3-1 record at the Mercyhurst Laker Invitational September 9-10 at the PVEC Natatorium in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Men’s Water Polo Maintains CWPA #1 Ranking After the first two weeks of competition, men’s water polo remains ranked #1 on the Collegiate Water Polo Association’s National Collegiate Club polls!
Shotgun Sports Team Begins Season with Victory The shotgun sports team started its season with a victory at the Wichita State Shocker Fall Classic September 9-10 in Wichita, KS. The Lions hit a total of 1,434 targets over the weekend to claim the top spot by nine targets over Fort Hays State with 1,425 and 38 targets ahead of Midland University with 1,396.
Billiards Begins Season with Victory The Lions began the 2017-18 season with a solid 17-10 victory over Melton's Mauler's Sunday afternoon at the new Lindenwood Billiards Arena!
Olympic Weightlifting Makes Mark at American Open The Olympic weightlifting team made its mark with seven athletes finishing in the top 10 at the American Open Series 3 September 8-10 at the Devos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Women's Rugby Gets First Taste of Competition at Annual Black and Gold Match Women's rugby experienced their first taste of competition for the 2017-18 season with the annual Black and Gold match. Head Coach, Billy Nicholas was thrilled how it went!
Lindenwood vs. Washburn Recap In the series history between Lindenwood and Washburn, the games have always been decided late in the fourth quarter. This season's matchup was no different when the Lindenwood football team fell to the Ichabods by a 26-16 score at Hunter Stadium.
Hoogendijk Scores Twice During 3-2 Victory The Women’s field hockey team improved its record to a perfect 3-0 to begin the 2017 season on Saturday afternoon with a 3-2 victory over the Bellarmine Knights from Louisville, Ky.
Andric Scores Twice, As Men's Soccer Snaps Three-Game Skid Men's soccer snapped a three-game losing streak on Friday afternoon, securing a 3-1 victory over the Ouachita Baptist Tigers from Arkadelphia, Ark.
Women's Volleyball Wins a Pair of Games The Lindenwood women's volleyball team picked up wins over California-Pennsylvania and Roberts Wesleyan on Friday in Urbana, Ohio.
Houck’s Late Goal Leads to Third Victory The Women's soccer team earned its third victory of the season on Tuesday night, defeating the Missouri S&T Miners 1-0 from Hunter Stadium.
Cross Country Competes in the Southern Stampede The men's and women's cross country team competed in the Southern Stampede on Saturday in Joplin, Mo. as the men placed 10th and the women finished 32nd on the day.
Men's Tennis Secures First Dual Victory Men's tennis defeated William Woods in a dual match in Fulton, Mo. The Lions prevailed in the match by a score of 5-4.
Men's Golf Competes at the Central Missouri Invitational The Men's golf team finished in 12th place at the Central Missouri Invitational. The three-round tournament was held at Mules National Golf Club in Warrensburg, Mo., and featured 20 teams.
Women's Golf Begins Fall Season The Women's golf team opened its fall season with a 12th-place finish at the UIndy Fall Invitational. The two-round tournament featured 15 teams, and was held at the Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel, Ind.
Belleville Athletics Earns NAIA Champions of Character Award Belleville earned the Champions of Character award for the 2016-17 school year! Institutions are measured on a demonstrated commitment to Champions of Character and earned points in character training, conduct in competition, academic focus, character recognition and character promotion.
Belleville Names New Director of Graduate Criminal Justice Donna Osborne Bradley was named as the new director of Graduate Criminal Justice Programs for the Office of Accelerated Degree Programs. Bradley was born and raised in Memphis, TN, but is a 23-year resident of the St. Louis region. Bradley received a bachelor’s degree from Brown University in political science, a master’s degree from Columbia College in criminal justice, a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law, and a doctorate in public safety and criminal justice from Capella University.
Future Lion, Logan! Take a look at the darling granddaughter of Lori Bode, Director of Financial Aid, sporting her Future Lion swag!
Pizza with Public Safety & Security Public Safety & Security held its “Pizza with Public Safety” event at the heritage pavilion. The purpose of the event is to engage in conversation with the student body covering topics such as crime prevention, emergency procedures, and services provided by public safety (motorist assists, escorts, safety presentations, etc.). Approximately 75 students attended the event!
Dr. Williamson Serves as Pier Reviewer Dr. Shane Williamson, Associate Vice President for Student Life & Diversity, served as a peer reviewer for two articles. The first article was called, “Effectiveness of feedback and how it contributes to improved instruction and learner performance: A case study of newly qualified mathematics educators in Johannesburg west schools in Gauteng Province” and it was submitted to the Journal of Education, Society, and Behavioral Science. The second article was entitled, “The Integration of technology in teaching and learning of Mathematics: The missing link” and it was submitted to the Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology
Belleville Homecoming Join the Belleville campus for Parents, Family and Alumni Reunion at Homecoming 2017! For a full list of events, visit www.lindenwood.edu/bv/homecoming
Faculty and Staff Serve on Lindenwood Learning Academy Subcommittees One of our strategic planning themes is “Optimize Talents and Resources”. The theme focuses on Optimal Employees, Optimal Performance, and Optimal Resources. The Lindenwood Learning Academy Advisory Committee is the primary focus of the Optimal Performance goal. Eight faculty members and nine staff members are serving on subcommittees to assist with the study of best practices and development of a learning model that aligns with our goals. New Lion’s Pride Market Express – Now Open The new Lion’s Pride Market Express, serving specialty coffees, bottled beverages, sandwiches, salad and snacks, is open Monday-Thursday 7AM – 7PM, and Friday 7AM – 2PM. The Lion’s Pride Market in the Spellmann Center is open Monday-Thursday 7AM – 11PM, Friday 7AM – 9PM, Saturday 9AM – 9PM and Sunday 9AM – 11 PM. Faculty and staff receive a 15% discount at both locations.
Mark Your Calendars - Annual Dark Carnival It’s that time of year again! The Lindenwood Dark Carnival is right around the corner on Oct. 25th 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.! Mark your calendar, as this will be the best year ever: more booths, more food, great music, and great prizes!