Many students fear the day when they will have to leave their comfortable college community to find a job out in the “real world.” For many of last year’s Anderson University School of Education graduates, this fear did not last long. Ninety-one percent of Anderson University’s education majors found jobs within three months of graduation.
After coming off of a season in which Anderson University’s men’s basketball squad won 23 games, made the NCAA Division III Tournament, and won their first-round matchup, the Ravens are ready for a year with high expectations and the challenge of playing with a target on their backs as the favorite to win the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The Ravens were 7-19 last season and 6-10 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
“This team has improved dramatically from the time they started practice,” said AU coach Marcie Taylor. “We definitely should be much better offensively. I made some changes in our offense. We should be able to get some better looks inside and outside.”
The Anderson University School of Music will present the annual "Candles and Carols" Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Reardon Auditorium on the campus of Anderson University. The 46th annual Candles and Carols Christmas program revives many memories for those who attend each year.
As Sena Landey watched the evening’s nominees receive their awards her thoughts went to past Athena and Community Shining Star nominees. Landey and the other 15 honored nominated for the 2010 Athena Award have stood on the shoulders of the women who had gone before them, she said.
Anderson University’s debate team has implemented a new system that gives high school students a chance to earn dual credit by competing with the team.
Terri Gibson teaches the debate practicum at AU, coaches the team, and travels with them to their three tournaments each semester. She also teaches full time at Indianapolis Public Schools, which led to the dual-enrollment opportunity for her high school students.
Since beginning in the fall of 2006, the Anderson University Honors Program has made minor changes to the coursework required of its students. Beginning in the spring of 2012, however, a significant change will occur: the addition of a new religious studies course taught by Dr. Merle Strege, professor of historical theology.