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2nd Annual Alumni & Friends Picnic                          News & Notes
to be held June 6                                           Take Me Out to The Ballgame

Alumni are                                                  Join your fellow
welcome to join us                                          alums, family and
at the 2nd annual                                           friends for a night
Alumni and Friends                                          of fun at the
Picnic on June 6                                            Gateway Grizzlies
from 11:30 a.m. -                                           Ballpark. The
                                                            Alumni Office will be hosting a
2:30 p.m. Join us
                                                            Lindenwood Night at the Ballpark on
for a FREE alumni                                           Saturday, May 23, 2009, in Sauget,
event filled with                                           Illinois. We invite you to join us at
food, live entertainment, activities, attendance prizes &   7:05 p.m. as the Gateway Grizzlies
more. Bring your spouse, date, kids, grandkids, friends     take on the River City Rascals.
and other alums you know for a great afternoon of fun
at Lindenwood. The picnic will be held on the               A limited number of free tickets are
Lindenwood main campus next to Roemer Hall in the           available to alumni. To RSVP or for
quad.                                                       more information please contact
                                                            Whitney Fraier, Director of Alumni
                                                            Relations, 636-949-4975.
To view a schedule of events or to register online
please visit Please      Don’t miss out, this event is sure to
RSVP by May 31. Reservations can also be made by            be a home run!
calling the Alumni Office at 636-949-4975.
                                                            America’s Incredible Pizza
                                                            Company Discount Added
                                                            to Alumni Discount Program
Lindenwood Selects Lynx as Mascot;                          We are excited to offer another
Introduces First Student                                    alumni discount to our growing
                                                            Alumni Benefits Program.
                                                            Lindenwood alumni and students get
                                                            a great discount at America’s
                                                            Incredible Pizza Company located in
                                                            St. Peters, MO. Lindenwood alumni
                                                            receive group pricing on an
                                                            individual basis. Discounts include
                                                            special pricing on buffet, drink and
                                                            game cards. To request your alumni
                                                            benefits card, email

                                                            [ view all discounts ]

                                                            Newberry, Brock to Speak at
                                                            Commencement Ceremonies
University unveiled                                         Lindenwood University will host its
its new Belleville                                          commencement exercises May 15
campus mascot on                                            and 16 at the Family Arena in St.
April 8. In a                                               Charles. The keynote speaker during
ceremony the                                                undergraduate ceremonies on
“Lynx” was chosen                                           Saturday, May 16, will be Brenda
                                                            Newberry, chair and CEO of the
as the new campus
                                                            Newberry Group, Inc. Lou Brock,
mascot. Also                                                former St. Louis Cardinal and
introduced was the                                          member of the Baseball Hall of
ceremonial first student for the new day college starting   Fame, will speak at the
this fall.                                                  Baccalaureate and graduate
                                                            commencement ceremonies on
President James D. Evans, Ph.D., announced the Lynx         Friday, May 15.
would be Lindenwood's mascot in Belleville. He said
Lindenwood will field teams in men’s and women’s            [ full story ]
soccer this fall.
                                                            On Campus
"We didn't want to be Lion's East," said Evans. "We         Mary Sibley’s Attic Sale May 9
wanted our own mascot in Belleville that would
maintain the Lindenwood brand but allow for                 Residents of Cobbs Hall have
individuality and community identity."                      resurrected the new version of the
                                                            Mary Sibley’s Attic yard sale. Alumni
Evans said Lindenwood conducted a community                 are invited to sell their wares from 9
                                                            a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, in
contest to name the mascot. The winner, who will
                                                            the Welcome Center parking lot
receive a $5,000 scholarship, is Shannon Horn of            located in front of the water towers.
Swansea. Four other finalists receive $2,000                The money raised will be used for
scholarships: Mike Rumsey of Troy (Griffins), Jonathon      restoration projects around the
Van Buren of Red Bud (Ligers), Mary Brown of                Cobbs Hall dorm. Joe Thorp,
O'Fallon (Lipizzaners), and John Haynes of East St.         resident director of Cobbs, hopes to
Louis (Ridgebacks).                                         make this an annual event, but make
                                                            a different dorm the beneficiary each
Besides congratulating Horn for his winning "Lynx"          year. To reserve a spot and to get rid
                                                            of your unwanted goods, contact Joe
name and recognizing the finalists, Lindenwood
                                                            Thorp at 636-255-5399. The cost to
recognized its first student in this fall's day college,    rent a space for Saturday’s sale is
Latisha Barefield, who is transferring to LU after          $20.
receiving her associate's degree from Southwestern
Illinois College in the spring. Barefield has battled
cancer and overcome many obstacles to reach this
point in her life to pursue a college degree, and is very   Moda Metropolis Student Fashion
excited to attend the Belleville campus in the fall.        Show

                                                            The Fashion
                                                            Design students
                                                            of Lindenwood
New LU Commons to be built                                  University will
                                                            present the 12th
A ceremony celebrating the groundbreaking of the LU         Annual Fashion
Commons, Lindenwood’s new student center, was held          Show, “Moda
in front of the Hyland Performance Arena. Attendees         Metropolis,” at the
                                                            Emerson Black
enjoyed free ice cream, cotton candy, popcorn, snow
                                                            Box Theater on
cones and more. Remarks from city, county and               Friday, May 8th at 7:30 p.m. at the
Lindenwood dignitaries, and a symbolic                      Bezemes Family Theater in the J.
groundbreaking took place.                                  Scheidegger Center for the Arts on
                                                            Lindenwood’s main campus.
The 115,000-square-foot LU Commons will feature
three basketball courts and one multipurpose court, a       Moda Metropolis features designs by
suspended track, a variety of exercise and fitness          select upper level students featuring
equipment, an additional cafeteria complete with a la       a variety of landmark fashions
                                                            ranging from casual to formal wear.
carte stations and a large central dining hall, music and
                                                            The collections of aspiring designers
game rooms, a mail room, laundry facility, student          hit the runway in fusion of city lights
organization meeting rooms, and office space.               and innovative style. Many of these
                                                            young couturiers have served

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