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Lion - Fall 2019 - Message From The President

Dear Friends of Lincoln University, It is hard to imagine a year topping 2018-19. Reaffirmation of accreditation. Launch of the strategic plan. Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights icon, as our commencement speaker. Major grants earned. Faculty and student achievements. Campus physical improvements underway. November 01, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Fall 2019 - Why Values Matter

The expression “culture eats strategy for breakfast,” attributed to management guru Peter Drucker, reflects an understanding that organizational culture has the ability to undermine the most brilliant and well-conceived strategy if the two are not aligned. Lincoln University has built its reputation as an institution committed to “educating and empowering students to lead their communities and change the world.” The University’s ability to achieve its mission, to differentiate its brand, and to protect its reputation are all dependent on having a culture that supports its goals. November 01, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Spring 2019 - Athletics Launches New Lacrosse Club Teams

There’s a new club sport at Lincoln University, a sport that is not often offered by HBCUs: lacrosse. Yes, lacrosse: one of the fastest growing sports in the country where such powerhouse schools as University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins and Duke have dominated in recent years. Yet, lacrosse programs on HBCU campuses are few and far between. April 15, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Spring 2019 - Chairlady's Garden Party

In what has become one of the most anticipated events of the year, 200 guests donned their most elegant summer attire to attend the fifth annual Chairlady’s Garden Party in late August to benefit student success initiatives. April 15, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Spring 2019 - Admissions Pool Continues To Trend Upwards

As part of the strategic plan launched in 2018, the enrollment management team supports student success by recruiting and enrolling students with the motivation, disposition and ability to succeed, and facilitating their retention and graduation in collaboration with others. Enrollment management focuses on the following: March 31, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Spring 2019 - The Legacy Of Lincoln’s Commencement

WHAT COMMENCEMENT IS AND WHY IT MATTERS After years of final exams, all-night study sessions and countless hours in the library, the time comes for students to graduate into a world of opportunity and exploration. This special transition is celebrated annually during Commencement Day, which will be held this year on Sunday, May 5. March 31, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Spring 2019 - Increasing The Chances For Student Success

To address the No. 1 theme of the University’s strategic plan—building a culture that supports student success— Student Success encourages students to perform well academically and develop holistically: mind, body and spirit. Student Success set the tone with a one-stop service center for onboarding all new students, revised the First-Year Experience 2.0 course and established a robust new student orientation. March 31, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Spring 2019 - Your Gifts Make The Difference!

During the 2018 National Day of Giving campaign, Lincoln enjoyed a record number of contributions from longstanding and first-time alumni donors, dedicated faculty and staff, students and friends of the University. These 346 supporters prove that the pride is still flowing through the hearts of many, and the gifts that you all gave made a real difference in closing the gap for students. March 31, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Spring 2019 - Under Construction: Updates From Projects Around Campus

A University steering committee, as well as faculty, staff, students, alumni and members of the Board of Trustees, are working with Sasaki, a global design firm to develop a facilities master plan. The plan’s scope includes short-, medium- and long-term plans for capital improvements, including projects that address deferred maintenance, space utilization, historic preservation, student housing, athletics and technology. The plan is expected to be completed later this spring. March 31, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Spring 2019 - Using Data To Enhance Advancement’s Operational Excellence

The Office of Advancement Services & Operations is focused on building an information infrastructure that supports the strategic plan’s theme of operational excellence. Part of the Division of Institutional Advancement, the office’s units include: gift & records management, prospect management & research, reporting, data analysis, stewardship and business operations. March 31, 2019 Category: Campus News,
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Lion - Spring 2019 - Lead With Your Legacy

Time, Talent & Treasure make up the traditional trifecta of philanthropic giving. But now, thanks to instant access through the internet and in particular social media, they are being joined by a fourth “T,” Testimony. Lincoln University has undoubtedly been the source of many wonderful testimonies by, about and for alumni, faculty, staff and friends. March 31, 2019 Category: Campus News,