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2021 Posts

Emmy Award-winning journalist and LU alumna Carmen Fields

Emmy Award-winning Journalist to Headline Lincoln University's 2022 Founders' Day Celebration

December 28, 2021

Emmy Award-winning journalist and Lincoln University alumna Carmen Fields will headline events at Lincoln's 2022 Founders' Day on Feb....

LU honors graduates of Law Enforcement Training Academy

Lincoln University Set to Honor New Graduates of Law Enforcement Training Academy

December 14, 2021

Family and friends are invited to celebrate with the five new graduates of the Lincoln University Law Enforcement Training Academy (LULETA) at a...

Nursing students receive a pin to mark the beginning of their healthcare careers.

Lincoln University Nursing Students to be honored at Dec. 10 Pinning Ceremony

December 07, 2021

On Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at 7 p.m., the Lincoln University School of Nursing will recognize 21 new Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) graduates...

Dean of Students, Chief Diversity Officer and Chief Student Affairs Officer Zakiya Brown

Lincoln University Dean of Students Zakiya Brown Selected as 2022 HBCU Executive Leadership Institute Fellow

December 03, 2021

Lincoln University Dean of Students, Chief Diversity Officer and Chief Student Affairs Officer Zakiya Brown has been selected as a member of the...

Pictured: Top row (from left to right): Alexandre Mugisha (Political Science), Princess Garner (History), Crystal Taylor (English), Mary Franklin (Sociology), Kennedy Thompson (Psychology); Bottom row (from left to right) Dr. Christine E. Boston (Assistant Professor, Anthropology & Sociology), Louie Delk (History), Jaida Gray (English); Tiffany Patterson (Director, Missouri State Museum)

Anthropology 498: New Museum Studies course

December 03, 2021

The New Anthropology 498: A new Museum Studies course was conceived as a collaborative project by former Missouri State Museum Assistant Director,...

During this ice breaker activity, attendees were asked to move the hula hoop from one end of the circle to the other without unlocking their hands. The purpose was to build community, trust, and camaraderie among the women while also embracing the importance of communication.

Holiday Celebration Planned for LU Women's "Hey Friend ... Let's Talk" Series

November 29, 2021

Lincoln University of Missouri has launched "Hey Friend ... Let's Talk," a series that connects women of all backgrounds, races and...

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Fine arts showcase to occur November 29 through December 3.

Fine Arts Showcase and Christmas Concert, LU's Centennial Celebration

November 29, 2021

Join us in celebration of Lincoln's Centennial for a fine arts showcase November 29 through December 3, culminating with a Christmas concert...

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Lincoln University freshman golfer and psychology major Maria Villamil. Photo by: Keena Lynch

Blue Tiger Bio: Maria Villamil

November 11, 2021

Lincoln University freshman golfer and psychology major Maria Villamil is recognized in this Blue Tiger Bio.

Associate Professor of Crop Science, Dr. Safiullah Pathan. Photo by: Keena Lynch

Blue Tiger Bio: Dr. Safiullah Pathan

October 28, 2021

Associate Professor of Crop Science, Cooperative Research—College of Agriculture, Human and Environmental Sciences Dr. Safiullah Pathan...

LU staff member Cherryl Jones prepares to retire after 20 years. Photo by: JerMichael White.

Blue Tiger Bio: Cherryl Jones

October 14, 2021

When Cherryl Jones first came to the Office of the President at Lincoln University, she was a mother of three. As she prepares to retire some 20...

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Daren Dean to talk about his book "The Black Harvest" Oct. 14.

Author Talk: Daren Dean

October 10, 2021

Assistant Professor of English Daren Dean is scheduled to talk about his novel "The Black Harvest" Thursday October 14 from 7 p.m. to 9...

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North American Review is the oldest literary magazine in the United States.

N"The Interdimensional Alleyway in Cincinnati, Ohio"

October 01, 2021

Mr. Elijah Burrell's poem "The Interdimensional Alleyway in Cincinnati, Ohio" was recently published in North American Review, the...

Around the World: Landscapes and Cityscapes

"Heading Home"

October 01, 2021

Ms. Shelly Norris's poem "Heading Home" appears in a new anthology titled Around the World: Landscapes and Cityscapes published by...

Assistant Professor of English Daren Dean

The Black Harvest: A Novel of The American Civil War

October 01, 2021

Mr. Daren Dean's novel, The Black Harvest: A Novel of The American Civil War, has been nominated for the Pen/Faulkner Award and the W.Y. Boyd...

Associate Professor of English Daren Dean.

Columbia Daily Tribune article features Assistant Professor of English Daren Dean's novel

September 01, 2021

Article about Mr. Daren Dean's newest novel: "Civil War novel first step in a big year for mid-Missouri author Daren Dean" by Aarik...

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Lincoln University Archivist Mark Schleer. Photo by: Keena Lynch.

Blue Tiger Bio: Mark Schleer

August 19, 2021

Conservator. Program director. Researcher. Educator. Mark Schleer wears all of these hats and more on a daily basis as the Lincoln University...

Senior and journalism major Aaron Spencer. Photo by: Keena Lynch.

Blue Tiger Bio: Aaron Spencer

August 05, 2021

Senior Aaron Spencer and his camera have become a fixture at Lincoln University, as the journalism major can often be found taking pictures of...

Dr. Toni Westbrooks, Lincoln University Department of Education professor and leader of LU's Special Education program. Photo: Keena Lynch.

Blue Tiger Bio: Dr. Toni Westbrooks

July 22, 2021

As a lifelong educator devoted to special education, Lincoln University alum and current professor Dr. Toni Westbrooks has made a lasting impact on...

Warehouse Supervisor Cole Abbott. Photo: Keena Lynch.

Blue Tiger Bio: Cole Abbott

July 08, 2021

In his role as the warehouse supervisor, Abbott is one of the few staff members at Lincoln who interacts with every department. His hard work and...

Daren Dean's short story "The Dying Breed" published in Flyover County. Image source: Pixabay.

"The Dying Breed"

July 01, 2021

Assistant Professor of English Daren Dean's short story "The Dying Breed" was published in Flyover Country literary magazine.

Senior and Lincoln's Student Government Association President Stacy Landis. Photo: Keena Lynch.

Blue Tiger Bio: Stacy Landis

June 24, 2021

Landis, a Kansas City native and Lee's Summit alum, is Lincoln's Student Government Association President and is currently serving as a...

"Bear Dream" by Shelly Norris featured in Spillwords Press

"Bear Dream" by Shelly Norris featured in Spillwords Press

May 03, 2021

Instructor of English Shelly Norris's Poem "Bear Dream" was featured in Spillwords Press.

Dr. Kathleen Turner Ledgerwood's Essay Featured in "Digital Rhetoric Collaborative"

Dr. Kathleen Turner Ledgerwood's Essay Featured in "Digital Rhetoric Collaborative"

March 24, 2021

Assistant Professor of English Dr. Kathleen Turner Ledgerwood's essay, "Radical Empathy and Compassion in FYW," was featured at...

Elijah Burrell's Poem "Sharknapper" Published in Issue 7 of Cherry Tree

Elijah Burrell's Poem "Sharknapper" Published in Issue 7 of Cherry Tree

February 01, 2021

Associate Professor of English Elijah Burrell's Poem "Sharknapper" was published in Issue 7 of Cherry Tree (2/2021).

Elijah Burrell's Poem "Unable to Sing" Published in Issue 5 of River Mouth Review

Elijah Burrell's Poem "Unable to Sing" Published in Issue 5 of River Mouth Review

January 01, 2021

Associate Professor of English Elijah Burrell's Poem "Unable to Sing" was published in Issue 5 of River Mouth Review (1/2021).