2022 News

HBCU Pre-Law Summit attended by Lincoln University of Missouri students

Lincoln University of Missouri Students Attend National HBCU Pre-Law Summit

| October 03, 2022

Seven Lincoln University of Missouri pre-law students recently attended the National HBCU Pre-Law Summit in Washington, D.C. A study program...

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Lincoln University Christine Boston and MRRL Madeline Matson accept 2022 Missouri Library Assoc. Community Partnership Award

Lincoln University of Missouri’s Christine E. Boston Recognized for Success of Monthly Lecture Series Partnership with MRRL

| October 03, 2022

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Christine Elisabeth Boston and Missouri River Regional Library (MRRL) reference and adult...

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Man painting pottery in front of brick wall.

Lincoln University of Missouri Among 28 HBCUs Selected for Strada Education Network HBCU Initiative

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Lincoln University of Missouri is participating in a new initiative that joins 28 Historically Black Colleges and Universities with Strada...

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Lincoln University of Missouri Students Become IRS Special Agents for a Day through Adrian Project

Lincoln University of Missouri Students Become IRS Special Agents for a Day through Adrian Project

| September 30, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri School of Business students got a firsthand look at what it’s like to be an Internal Revenue Service criminal...

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Kieron Walquist, a Lincoln University of Missouri 2020 graduate

Lincoln University of Missouri 2020 Graduate, Kieron Walquist, Receives Esteemed Fine Arts Fellowship

| September 30, 2022

Kieron Walquist, a Lincoln University of Missouri 2020 graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in English with an emphasis in creative writing, has been...

English Alumni
Blue Tiger Bio Betty Villalobos

Blue Tiger Bio: Betty Villalobos

| September 27, 2022

Betty Villalobos, a 1996 graduate of Lincoln University and the current senior women’s administrator and assistant athletic director for...

Faculty/Staff
Lincoln University of Missouri happy student

A Message from President John B. Moseley, Ed.D.

| September 23, 2022

I have long studied great leaders, and I am amazed by folks who can look at something, not for what it is, but for what it could be. That’s...

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Lincoln University of Missouri Jefferson City campus

Lincoln University of Missouri Joins Project REACH HBCU Feeder Program to Diversify the Cybersecurity Workforce

| September 22, 2022

CYBER.ORG – a workforce development organization funded by Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Cybersecurity...

Academics
Leslie Cross, adjunct faculty member in the Lincoln University Department of Journalism

Blue Tiger Bio: Leslie Cross

| September 21, 2022

When Leslie Cross, a native of Mokane, Missouri, heard that KJLU in Jefferson City was hiring, she jumped at the chance to return to her home...

Faculty/Staff
Lincoln University of Missouri Museum Studies

Lincoln University of Missouri Student Work on Display at Missouri State Museum

| September 19, 2022

Seven Lincoln University of Missouri students from the fall 2021 Museum Studies course revamped three Missouri Black History panels that are now on...

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Lincoln University of Missouri HBCU Week 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri Prepares for HBCU Week 2022

| September 16, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri is preparing to mark the first-ever week-long celebration as one of Missouri’s HBCUs. This inaugural event...

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Lincoln University of Missouri Presidential Investiture

Lincoln University of Missouri Celebrates the Investiture of 21st President Dr. John B. Moseley

| September 14, 2022

Faculty, students and friends of the university celebrated the next chapter of Lincoln University of Missouri leadership with the investiture of...

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Lincoln University of Missouri Fall Convocation

Lincoln University of Missouri Celebrates Fall Convocation 2022

| September 13, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri celebrated fall convocation for the 2022-23 academic year on September 8 at Richardson Fine Arts Center. Fall...

Academics
The 62nd and 65th Regiments Legacy Foundation, Inc.

The 62nd and 65th Regiments Legacy Foundation Awards More Than $200,000 in Scholarships to Lincoln University of Missouri Students

| September 02, 2022

The 62nd and 65th Regiments Legacy Foundation, Inc. is excited to announce that it has awarded over $200,000 in scholarships, for the 2022-2023...

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Brian Norris' South American travels reveal social changes in rural Colombia and collaboration opportunities for Lincolnites here at home.

Lincoln University Professor Delves into Fulbright Award Research

Lincoln University | August 10, 2022

Brian Norris, an associate professor of political science at Lincoln, began work this summer on a three-year study of basic service access in rural...

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Curtis Burton promoted to assistant dean of students

Lincoln University of Missouri Promotes Curtis Burton to Assistant Dean of Students

Lincoln University | July 26, 2022

Lincoln University (LU) of Missouri has promoted Curtis Burton to assistant dean of students in the Division for Student Affairs and Enrollment...

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Dr. Danisha Williams, Director of Admissions

Lincoln University of Missouri Selects Dr. Danisha Williams as Director of Admissions

Lincoln University | July 21, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri has selected Dr. Danisha Williams as director of admissions. Williams will support the University's strategic...

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Dr. Michael J. Self, Sr. Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Lincoln University of Missouri Selects Dr. Michael J. Self, Sr. as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Lincoln University | July 19, 2022

Following an extensive nationwide search, Lincoln University (LU) of Missouri has selected Dr. Michael J. Self, Sr. as Provost and Vice President...

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Assistant Professor of Education Adria Waters

Lincoln University of Missouri Education Professor Selected for Missouri Early Literacy Fellows Program

Lincoln University | July 19, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri is pleased to announce Assistant Professor of Education Adria Waters has been selected as an Early Literacy Fellow...

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Lincoln University Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Zakiya Brown

Lincoln University of Missouri Promotes Dr. Zakiya Brown to Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Lincoln University | July 01, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri announced today that Dr. Zakiya Brown has been promoted to vice president of student affairs and enrollment...

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Lincoln University campus--Jefferson City

Lincoln University of Missouri Makes Standardized Testing Optional for Admissions Requirements

Lincoln University | June 17, 2022

Prospective students applying for admission to Lincoln University of Missouri may now submit their application with or without ACT/SAT scores. This...

Qubieinique Greer, Director of Academic Success Center

Lincoln University Names New Director of Academic Success Center

Lincoln University | June 02, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri announces the appointment of Qubieinique "Qubie" Greer as director of LU's Academic Success Center....

Missouri Small Business Development Center

LU Small Business Development Center Honored Among Top 4 University of Missouri Extension Centers for Client Satisfaction

Lincoln University | June 02, 2022

University of Missouri Extension recently recognized the Small Business Development Center at Lincoln University for its high rate of client...

Dr. Richard Cross, LU Academic Success Center Director of Tutoring and Mentoring

Lincoln University Names New Director of Mentoring and Tutoring

Lincoln University | June 02, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri announces the appointment of Richard Cross as director of mentoring and tutoring in the LU Academic Success Center....

LinkedIn Learning benefits students, faculty, and staff.

Lincoln University Students, Staff and Faculty Benefit from LinkedIn Learning, Academic Impressions Professional Development

Lincoln University | June 02, 2022

Professional development at Lincoln University of Missouri has taken on a new dimension with the university's recent investment in LinkedIn...

Jeremy Faulk, Chief of Staff

Lincoln University Names New Chief of Staff

Lincoln University | June 01, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri announces the appointment of Jeremy Faulk as chief of staff. Faulk comes to Lincoln from Life University in...

LU recruitment coordinator and Miss Capital City Keara Gaitan honored for community service.

Blue Tiger Bio: Keara Gaitan

Lincoln University | May 31, 2022

Keara Gaitan, a recruitment coordinator for Lincoln University, received the inaugural Tricia Langa Service Award honoring the Miss Missouri USA...

LU graduates 8 new law enforcement professionals

Lincoln University of Missouri Graduates 8 New Law Enforcement Officers

Lincoln University | May 27, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri graduated eight new law enforcement professionals at a commencement ceremony May 26 in Pawley Theater on the LU...

Lincoln University Forms New Office of Student Financial Services

Lincoln University Forms New Office of Student Financial Services

Lincoln University | May 27, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri announces a merger of the financial aid and student account offices into a single unit called the Office of Student...

LU Police Academy Certifies 24 St. Louis Deputies

Lincoln University Police Academy Certifies 24 St. Louis Deputies

Lincoln University | May 25, 2022

Two dozen officers of the St. Louis Sheriff's Office made history when they became the first in their department to achieve Peace Officer...

Opportunity for KC high school students to try LU for free

KC high school students: Experience Lincoln University this summer!

Lincoln University | May 24, 2022

This summer, KC area high school students are invited to try out Lincoln University free of charge June 20-23, 2022! Registration deadline: June 6.

Kurt DeBord, Professor of Psychology

Blue Tiger Bio: Kurt DeBord

Lincoln University | May 13, 2022

For the past 27 years, Dr. Kurt DeBord has been a welcome fixture as a professor of psychology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences....

Lincoln University class of 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri Honors Class of 2022 at Commencement Ceremonies

Lincoln University | May 10, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri celebrated the graduation of more than 300 new degree holders at commencement ceremonies May 6-7. The weekend...

Lincoln University hosted Public Safety Career Day on campus April 14.

State and Federal Safety and Security Officials Share Insight During Lincoln University of Missouri Public Safety Career Day

Lincoln University | April 28, 2022

Bringing public safety and a call for community engagement to the forefront, Lincoln University hosted Public Safety Career Day on campus April 14....

Political scientist Dr. Brian Norris will research local governments in Colombia and Mozambique.

Lincoln University Professor Receives Fulbright Award

Lincoln University | April 25, 2022

Dr. Brian Norris, an associate professor of political science at Lincoln University, has won a Fulbright Global Scholar Award from the U.S....

The 2022 Honors Convocation was held in Richardson Fine Arts Auditorium on April 21.

Lincoln University of Missouri Recognizes Top Academic Students During 2022 Honors Convocation

Lincoln University | April 22, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri (LU) students, faculty, staff, family and friends celebrated the achievements of the university's top academic...

Lincoln University of Missouri Selects New Vice President for Administration and Finance/Chief Financial Officer

Lincoln University of Missouri Selects New Vice President for Administration and Finance/Chief Financial Officer

Lincoln University | April 21, 2022

Following a nationwide search, Lincoln University of Missouri has named Jeff Barlow as its vice president for administration and finance/chief...

LU to celebrate class of 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri to Celebrate Class of 2022 Commencement May 6-7

Lincoln University | April 11, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri will celebrate commencement for the Class of 2022 on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, 2022. Divided by school, all...

Judge Robin Ransom presented to Lincoln Political Science students on April 11.

SPECIAL GUEST: Judge Ransom Speaks to LU Political Science Class

Lincoln University | April 11, 2022

On April 11, Lincoln Political Science students enjoyed a special guest lecture by Judge Robin Ransom, the first Black woman appointed to the...

LU School of Education hosted its third annual Future Educators Conference in March.

Lincoln University School of Education Hosts 3rd Annual Future Educators Conference

Lincoln University | April 08, 2022

In March, the Lincoln University School of Education hosted its third annual Future Educators Conference, featuring the theme: Rising to Meet the...

LU Day--Kansas City on April 30

LU Day -- Kansas City Set for April 30

Lincoln University | April 05, 2022

Lincoln University will be at the City of Fountains in April to showcase the opportunities of Missouri's premier historically Black university...

Professor of Education Dr. Jordan Jay

Blue Tiger Bio: Dr. Jordan Jay

Lincoln University | April 01, 2022

Lincoln University recognizes Professor of Education Dr. Jordan Jay for over 20 years of dedication to students in the field of education.

 Lincoln University of Missouri students Asia Duncan and Austin Gaither are trained career peer mentors, helping prepare other Lincoln students to successfully gain internships and jobs.

Lincoln University of Missouri Receives $20,000 Grow with Google Program Grant to Help Black College Students with Career Readiness

Lincoln University | March 28, 2022

Lincoln University of Missouri is the recipient of a $20,000 grant thanks to the Grow with Google Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

LU Day--St. Louis is April 2nd.

LU Day - St. Louis Set for April 2

Lincoln University | March 22, 2022

St. Louis high school and college students researching college options will have an opportunity to learn about one of the best college options in...

LU to offer free entrepreneurial boot camp for Cole County residents.

LaunchU Boot Camp Offers Startup Guidance for Cole County Entrepreneurs

Lincoln University | March 09, 2022

Cole County entrepreneurs looking to jump-start their fledgling businesses will find the tools they need this spring at LaunchU, an...

Community
LU celebrated Founder's Day Feb. 10.

Keep the Fervor: Founders' Day 2022 Reminds Lincoln University to Uphold the Founders' Vision and Fulfill the Mission

Lincoln University | February 28, 2022

At the end of the Civil War, the soldiers of the 62nd and 65th U.S. Colored Infantries fought to claim education, and through their struggle, they...

LU Inaugural Internship Program a success

Lincoln University's Inaugural Internship Program Gets High Marks from Students and Local Businesses

Lincoln University | February 24, 2022

Business is looking up in the capital city, thanks to a pilot program promoting local internships for Lincoln University students. The Community...

LU senior Javan Gray

LU Community Intern Javan Gray '22

Lincoln University | February 24, 2022

A senior from Trelawny, Jamaica, Javan Gray came to Lincoln at the invitation of track and field coach Victor Thomas, or "Poppy" as Gray...

Community
LU junior Tommesha Wiggins

Tommesha Wiggins '23 Scores Valuable Experience in Pilot Internship Program

Lincoln University | February 24, 2022

A junior from Jefferson City, Tommesha Wiggins found an assortment of positive experiences during her internship at The Missouri Bar that will help...

Community
Antonio Lewis, Class of 2011

I AM 1866 Alumni Spotlight: Antonio Lewis '11

Lincoln University | February 22, 2022

Antonio Lewis, a fifth-generation Atlanta resident, represents District 12 on the Atlanta City Council. After graduating with honors from South...

The Lewis family. From left to right: Naomi (granddaughter), Ja'Nia (daughter), Joanna, Ja'Nae (daughter and LU graduate).

Family of the Year: The Lewis Family

Lincoln University | February 10, 2022

The Lewis family's ties to Lincoln University date back nearly a century, from Pearley Poindexter in 1923 to his great-granddaughter...

Community
Dr. John B. Moseley was selected as LU's 21st President.

Dr. John B. Moseley Selected as Lincoln University of Missouri President

Lincoln University | January 28, 2022

Following an extensive, nationwide search process, the Lincoln University of Missouri Board of Curators has selected Dr. John B. Moseley as the...