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AU jump-starts professional development with career fairs

Wed, 2013-01-23 15:32 -- univcomm
January 23, 2013

The Anderson University Career Development Center is known for organizing career fairs that connect students to businesses looking for interns and full time employees. Established career fairs on AU’s campus include the Healthcare Career Day, Technology Career Day, and the Collegiate Career Expo in Indianapolis. This year, the AU Alumni Office and university faculty contributed two more career fairs to the mix — an alumni career fair and an academic major fair.

Winter Signatures features 10 years of Orff Schulwerk

Tue, 2013-01-22 15:05 -- univcomm
January 22, 2013

Anderson University is not only a popular place during the school year. More and more of our academic departments are bringing students — high school age to working professionals — onto campus for summer workshops and camps. This year, the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance celebrates its 10th year of hosting Orff Shulwerk workshops for music educators from across the country.

AU student's story highlights importance of AED accessibility

Tue, 2013-01-22 11:39 -- univcomm
January 22, 2013

The first time Drew Brantley’s heart stopped, he was dead for at least four minutes.

It was during a basketball game at his high school in Kokomo, and he collapsed on the floor.

“I was a three-sport athlete in pretty good shape, physically,” said Brantley, now a 20-year-old sophomore at Anderson University. “If it could happen to me, it could happen to anybody.” [Photo: Anderson University sophomore Drew Brantley is framed in the Eternal Flame in front of AU's Decker Hall.]

Adult education student finds opportunity abroad

Fri, 2013-01-18 09:25 -- univcomm
January 18, 2013
Brett Edmond

It is common to hear about undergraduate students traveling abroad for educational purposes; however, Brett Edmond is not a typical student. A 27-year-old adult education student at Anderson University, Edmond recently traveled to China for a semester. Through spending time in a different culture, Edmond strengthened his second-language skills and learned some of the greatest lessons of his life.

AU junior meets Carrie Underwood

Tue, 2013-01-15 10:36 -- univcomm
January 15, 2013
Carrie Underwood and Haley Burger

Driving home from school, Anderson University student Haley Burger, a junior from Lafayette, Ind., began “jamming out” to the radio as part of her daily routine. In between songs, the radio host announced a chance to win tickets to the Carrie Underwood concert in Noblesville, Ind. Pushing it to the back of her mind, it was four days later when Burger remembered the sweepstakes and decided to enter.

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