We value education and strive to provide students and the community with educational opportunities throughout the year. View the upcoming events, lectures, and spiritual life activities open for you to explore.
- Anderson University has a number of arts events open to the public from various chorales, ensembles, and theatrical productions.
- The Wilson Galleries and Permanent Collections offer monthly exhibitions featuring the work of regionally and nationally recognized artists. Featured now is a rotating exhibit on Bill and Gloria Gaither. The Warner Sallman Collection features works by this artist, who is known for his famous Head of Christ portrait. All collections are free and open to the public.
- Chapel Convocation meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning in Reardon Auditorium at 11 a.m. You are invited to join us on Tuesdays while we study 1 John to encourage, challenge, and equip you toward spiritual growth.
- Security Studies is one of the few interdisciplinary, undergraduate security studies majors in the country. Students can major in national security studies (policy-based) or information security (also known as cybersecurity). Students have the opportunity to learn from Anderson University President John Pistole, former TSA director and FBI deputy director, and through professionals in the National Security Studies Fellows. Guest speaking events are free and open to the public.
- A Winston Churchill Recalls World War II monologue will be hosted for free in the Nicholson Library on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Kevin Radaker’s dramatic program asks the audience to imagine themselves at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City on July 27, 1955, listening to the 80-year-old Winston Churchill, the world-famous statesman and wartime leader. Dr. Radaker is a professor of English at Anderson University and is well known internationally for his dramatic portrayals of C.S. Lewis and Henry Thoreau.
- The Elizabeth York Children’s Literature Festival welcomes nationally known children's authors and illustrators on campus each year. The York family donated a collection to Anderson University of nearly 10,000 rare children’s books, many of which are first editions and include such authors as A.A. Milne, Beatrix Potter, and Maurice Sendak. This year’s event will be in the Nicholson Library on Oct. 1, 2016.
- The School of Science and Engineering hosts a series of science lectures on campus in the areas of biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, and engineering. These lectures are free and open to the public. Dates TBA soon.