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Students cut college costs by serving others

Mon, 2011-11-14 08:00 -- univcomm
November 14, 2011

According to Mahatma Gandhi, “the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in others.” Although he spoke these words decades ago, it still holds true today. To encourage service to others, the organization AmeriCorps created a scholarship fund to acknowledge and encourage students to pursue lives of service. The Service Engagement Award specifically focuses on volunteerism, leadership, and the impact the two can have on a community.

Gaither wraps two-day shoot on Super Bowl ad

Thu, 2011-11-10 14:47 -- univcomm
November 10, 2011

As children dressed in oversized cardigans and blouses dance around on set, Benjy Gaither motions to them to keep the energy up.

Gaither, an Alexandria-based filmmaker and 1992 Anderson University graduate, was shooting a fan-submission commercial for Doritos. The hope is that the 30-second commercial will be selected to air during the 2012 Super Bowl in February.

Art+Design student takes 4th place in Best of Indiana Glass

Thu, 2011-11-10 08:00 -- univcomm
November 10, 2011

Stephanie Cochran does not fit the description of a typical college student. As a glass major in the Department of Art+Design at Anderson University, Cochran is a wife and mother of grown children and her classroom is a studio equipped with furnaces. Recently, she placed fourth in the "Best of Indiana Glass" exhibit in Indianapolis.

Minister & environmental advocate Peter Illyn to visit AU

Mon, 2011-11-07 08:00 -- univcomm
November 7, 2011

Peter Illyn, a nationally recognized minister and environmental advocate, will visit Anderson University on Thurs., Nov. 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Decker Hall, room 133. Illyn's visit is part of a tour of campuses in Indiana this month to inspire students to consider concern for the world around them as an extension of their faith.

AU presents Chamber Orchestra concert Nov. 13

Thu, 2011-11-03 08:45 -- univcomm
November 3, 2011

Park Place Church of God in Anderson will be the setting for the Anderson University School of Music Chamber Orchestra’s fall concert. The one-hour concert on Sunday, November 13, 2011, at 3 p.m. will feature several string chamber works including, Bartόk’s Romanian Folk Dances, Mozart’s String Quartet No. 3 in G Major, and Lucas Drew’s arrangement of Shostakovich’s Sinfonia for String Orchestra Op. 110.

Rebecca Hull a long-time advocate for physical education

Wed, 2011-11-02 07:55 -- univcomm
November 2, 2011

“My mother used to tell me that I always try to have my cake and eat it too,” Anderson University Department of Kinesiology chair Dr. Rebecca Hull said. Hull still calls AU home after more than 30 years of coaching and teaching at the university. She feels like she has her cake and has been enjoying it since her hiring in 1979.

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