The lights went low and nearly 200 people quieted as the stage filled with instrumentalists and music soon flowed through the air for York Performance Hall’s first-ever concert.
McDonough, a secondary Spanish major, chose to stay in Seville, one of the larger cities in Spain. Biology and Spanish major Bengtson, on the other hand, hoped to see the rural side of Spain. After weeks of research she chose Granada, a town surrounded by beautiful features.
Diane Vargo always teaches her children that the gift of reading — the joy and love of it — is something that can never be taken from them.
Anderson University will dedicate the York Performance Hall and Galleries on Sun., Sept. 23. The state-of-the-art 24,000 square-foot facility, with a cost of $5 million, adjoins the existing music wing of the Krannert Fine Arts building, bringing together classrooms, rehearsal rooms, and the new performance venue. The performance hall is designed to be a flexible performance space for many ensembles, solo student performances, and visiting artists.
The Anderson University Athletic Hall of Fame is celebrating its 16th year with four new inductees who will be honored at an awards banquet on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 5:30 p.m. The AU Athletic Hall of Fame was started in 1997 by former athletic director Barrett Bates to recognize former Raven athletes, coaches, and contributors to the university. They are chosen by the Hall of Fame committee.
Jill Davis, Melissa Reginelli, and Keith Sayer graduated from Anderson University in May 2011. Each of them decided to further their education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Davis and Reginelli are pursuing Master of Theological Studies degrees, while Sayer is pursuing a Master of Divinity.
While each of the alumni had different reasons for attending graduate school, Vanderbilt was their destination of choice because of the stature of the school and the benefits it offered.
Lapel graduate Lucas Mendel and Pendleton Heights alum Sam Bayliss figured they were finally done running against each other in cross country and track after they committed to Anderson University.
Then came Monday’s Smith Hall Olympics, where both were entered into the 1,600 meters but were on opposing sides once again. [Photo: Then-Pendleton Heights runner Sam Bayliss, left, and then-Lapel runner Lucas Mendel, right, compete side-by-side during last year’s Arabian Roundup in Pendleton. The pair are now teammates at Anderson University.]