The Anderson University School of Nursing Alumni Open House and Awards Presentation will be held Friday, Oct. 5, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the School of Nursing on the second floor of Hartung Hall, with the awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. Alumni will have the opportunity to tour the state-of-the-art facilities and enjoy a complimentary appetizer and dessert reception.
Anderson University will welcome Laurie Polich-Short as the featured speaker for Spiritual Emphasis Week, Oct. 9-11.
Polich-Short is a writer and speaker partnering with Compassion International who regularly shares at colleges, conferences, and churches around the country. She is also an associate pastor of Ocean Hills Covenant Church in Santa Barbara, Calif., and a professor of youth ministry at Azusa Pacific University. She is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary.
Anderson University alumna Meaghan Crump is working to connect her peers with a cause for which she has a contagious passion. As the event coordinator for Change This World, Crump has been back at AU and at local churches in the Anderson community, where she has teamed up with students to fight hunger.
When Arlon Bayliss designed and created the Helios fountain on Anderson University’s campus, he never imagined it as the perfect setting for a modern dance performance. But the AU professor of art was pleasantly surprised after Thursday afternoon’s presentation of the “Helios Suite” by AU dance majors.
The Language Training Center (LTC) is a full-service language provider, helping with translations, interpreting, language training, and more. Anderson University alumna Hannah Perkey, who graduated in 2009 with a business management major, is now vice president of this fast-growing company in Indiana.
Anderson University will offer a live webcast during Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The event, to be hosted by WQME 98.7 FM's Matt Rust, will feature conversations with AU alumni, staff, and faculty and will be shot on location along University Boulevard during the Homecoming Street Fair.
Anderson University has received the designation “College of Distinction” in the newly-released 2012-2013 edition of Colleges of Distinction eBook. Eight colleges and universities have been included in the eBook each excelling at the Four Distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Communities, and Successful Outcomes.
"We are honored to be identified as a 'College of Distinction' for our achievements in academic excellence and discovery," said Dr. Marie Morris, Provost.
Opening day for Anderson University baseball is six months away. But work is being put in during the fall. And it’s not just the sound of coach David Pressley’s riding mower cutting the outfield grass, players taking batting practice or the popping sound of a baseball hitting the leather of a fielder’s glove.
The sounds of deconstruction and subsequent construction at Don Brandon Field have been quite prevalent the past five weeks.