Lilly Endowment gives $375,000 to Anderson University

Wed, 2008-10-01 13:19 -- univcomm
October 1, 2008

Anderson University will receive $375,000 from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc., for a sustaining proposal to provide students more opportunities and incentives to keep them in Indiana upon graduation.  The Anderson University sustaining grant proposal approved by the Endowment is entitled, INvision AU.  The grant comes from the Endowment’s “Initiative to Promote Opportunity through Educational

AU receives IDEM grant to implement campus program

Fri, 2008-09-19 15:15 -- univcomm
September 19, 2008

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) is granting $328,754 to help 14 Indiana communities keep plastic, paper, aluminum and other recyclables out of landfills. Anderson University received $25,000 to convert itself into a more recycling-friendly campus, with plans to use the funds to purchase recycling trailers, bins and totes, and a campaign to inform students and faculty about the new recycling opportunities on campus.

AU SIFE asks: What Can You Learn from a Chicken?

Wed, 2008-09-17 15:13 -- univcomm
September 17, 2008

The Anderson University Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) chapter recently discovered a whole new way to teach students about trading and operating in a free market—chickens. SIFE’s Global Chicken Challenge, conducted on the AU campus Sept. 4, gave students a chance to experience the world of bartering and trade first-hand, in a game as unique as the name suggests.

Campus celebrates Constitution Day

Fri, 2008-09-12 11:02 -- univcomm
September 12, 2008

A special event celebrating the U.S. Constitution will be conducted at Anderson University on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. in the lobby of Reardon Auditorium. During this event, the Indiana Court of Appeals will hear oral argument on a pending case, Caesars Riverboat Casino, LLC v. Genevieve M. Kephart.

2008 John A. Morrison award recipients announced

Fri, 2008-09-05 14:09 -- univcomm
September 5, 2008

The John A. Morrison faculty award recipient, Dr. Dale Bales, was announced at the annual May luncheon before Bales retirement started while Jan Schmidt was presented the Morrison staff award at the opening session in August. The John A. Morrison award recognizes service to Anderson University as exemplified by Dr. Morrison, the University’s first president. Dr. Morrison had a vision for Christian higher education and gave his time and energy to creating the foundation of what is now Anderson University.