Anderson University recently announced that Dr. James L. Edwards, President Emeritus, will address the graduating class of 2015 during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9. The 3 p.m. EDT program will be conducted in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Speaking during Anderson University’s baccalaureate service will be Rev. Dr. Diana L. Swoope, senior pastor at Arlington Church of God in Akron, Ohio.
Last year, students, alumni, faculty and staff were asked to submit ideas for the theme of the Anderson University centennial celebration. Nearly 70 entries were submitted, and a winner has been selected.
The theme for the Anderson University centennial celebration is "Lighting the Path." Stefanie Leiter, manager of online communications and community relations specialist at Anderson University, submitted the chosen idea.
The conference is a collaborative partnership of the AU SOT and participating Church of God congregations in Anderson, Chesterfield, and Alexandria.
Anderson University students, faculty and staff switched out their Raven black and orange during a basketball game with Mount St. Joseph. The color they traded for? Grey— the color that represents brain cancer awareness.
Anderson University’s mission, to educate students for a life of faith and service to the church and society, calls us to understand the diverse perspectives and backgrounds that students bring to the campus and will encounter when they graduate. We believe that through respectful dialogue and inquiry we can best live out that mission, be a better university, and that our students are best prepared as servant leaders.
Fifty years ago, a group of young women from across the country joined each other at Anderson University (then Anderson College) to start their freshman year. They would later find out this was the start of a lifelong friendship.
Pam (Salatin) Jones, Maxine (Norton) Tanner, Joyce (Johnson) Shermerhorn, Cheryl (Weitner) Turner, Diana (Stover) Anthony, Naomi (Evans) Baker, Cheryl (Lantz) Armentrout, Serita (Frost) McFarling and Sherrill (Flick) Wilson all met while living on Morrison 3 North during their freshman year in 1964.
In 2004, Adam ElNaggar graduated from Anderson University as its first biochemistry major. Since then, ElNaggar has been making waves as he studies gynecologic oncology. Currently, he is completing a fellowship at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, where he is helping develop a cure for cancer.
Three weeks into his tenure at Anderson University, John Pistole is embarked on a crash course about how to be a university president and is relishing the challenge.
“I worked two weeks and then spring break. What’s not to like?” Pistole joked Monday during his first extended interview with The Herald Bulletin since assuming office.
“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a nationwide traveling exhibition presented by the American Library Association (ALA), will debut at Anderson University’s Nicholson Library on Friday, March 27. This exhibit is free and open to students, faculty and staff, and the general public. This exhibit focuses on Abraham Lincoln’s “struggle to meet the political and constitutional challenges of the Civil War” (ALA).