Soldier can't camouflage his love of Christmas

Mon, 2008-12-22 11:38 -- univcomm
December 22, 2008

[Nick Pease is a student at Anderson University and is currently serving in Afghanistan.]

I can't deny it, I won't deny it and you can't change my mind: I love Christmas.

I'm a fan of holidays in general — most mean either presents, great food or knocking on strangers' doors for candy — all good things in my book. But, wow, do I love Christmas!

AU alum named Vanderbilt's vice chancellor for public affairs

Thu, 2008-12-18 16:19 -- univcomm
December 18, 2008

Beth Fortune, a former gubernatorial press secretary and political reporter, has been named Vanderbilt University’s vice chancellor for public affairs, a position she has held on an interim basis for the past six months, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Wednesday.

Fortune joined Vanderbilt in September 2000 as associate vice chancellor for public affairs after serving as press secretary to former Gov. Don Sundquist for more than six years.

FSB students receive scholarship

Sat, 2008-12-06 10:09 -- univcomm
December 6, 2008

Two senior Anderson University students were selected to receive the Falls School of Business/Dickmann Scholarship Award at a luncheon on Friday, December 5.

Kelly Kaiser, a management major and history minor as well as Lisa Bailey, an accounting major, were selected from several applicants to receive scholarships because of the work they have done within the Falls School of Business as well as in their community. The scholarships are funded through the Madison County Community Foundation Charles H. and Hazel Dickmann Chamber of Commerce/Anderson University Fund.

AU Recognized as a Leader of Educational Excellence

Thu, 2008-12-04 14:13 -- univcomm
December 4, 2008

Anderson University has received the designation “College of Distinction” in the newly-released 2008-2009 edition of Colleges of Distinction. Unlike traditional numeric-based college guidebooks, this book recognizes and appeals to students’ unique interests, realizing what may be “the best” college for one student, may be vastly different than the best for another.

Local AU Student Receives Award for Founding Ministry

Mon, 2008-11-24 09:19 -- univcomm
November 24, 2008

Anderson University freshman Sarah Boesing, recently received the Bell Award from WLKY (Channel 32, CBS), for her work with Break the Grey, a ministry that encourages families facing childhood cancer and other life-altering illnesses. Break the Grey was developed in 2005 by Boesing, a nursing major and a native of New Albany, Indiana, when she was 15.