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Anderson University dedicates new Peace Pole

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:48 -- univcomm
March 20, 2015
Anderson University dedicates new peace pole.

Standing 10 feet tall (including 4 feet underground) and weighing 600 pounds, the peace pole is one of the newest addition to Anderson University’s campus.  The pole, displaying a message of peace in 14 different languages, is intended to represent as many Anderson University students from around the world as possible.

Positioned near the Fine Arts building, the pole was placed in a high traffic area. Students, professors, and visitors to campus will pass by the pole each day. Organizers hope they will reflect on its message.

Two AU students intern at Fishhook

Tue, 2015-03-17 11:14 -- smgower
March 17, 2015
Learn how Anderson University business students used their AU experiences to land internships at Fishhook, a creative services firm in Indianapolis.

The opportunity to help churches and faith-based organizations gain momentum through creative and compelling communication strategies is what drove Anderson University seniors Dalton Cox and Mark Hofstrom to intern at Fishhook this past summer.  

Fishhook is an Indianapolis-based communications and marketing agency primarily serving religious groups.

Cox, who helped create and manage video and online components, learned about the internship from the founder’s daughter, a fellow AU student.

AU senior reaches out to orphans in Russia

Wed, 2015-03-11 09:32 -- smgower
March 11, 2015
Learn how senior Anderson University education major Natalie Meliotes helped orphans through an internship in Russia.

It was through Orphan Outreach, a non-profit organization dedicated to reaching out to millions of at risk children, that Natalie Meliotes received the opportunity to travel to Russia for a month over the summer.

Meliotes is a senior majoring in education and minoring in global studies. Ever since she could remember, Meliotes knew that she wanted to travel abroad, especially to Russia.

Sports marketing class gains real-world industry experience

Wed, 2015-03-04 09:22 -- smgower
March 4, 2015
Learn more about the real-world experience sports marketing students in the Falls School of Business at Anderson University received through planning events, meeting industry leaders, and more.

Gaining real-life experience in the classroom is a goal for many Falls School of Business students. This semester, students in the sports marketing class got that experience.

Students have planned sporting events, met and networked with industry professionals, and visited professional sports facilities and venues. Anna Stumpf, assistant professor of marketing, and Scott Zebedis, adjunct professor, co-taught and built the class around experiential learning.

Course field trips expand students’ experiences

Wed, 2015-02-25 09:37 -- smgower
February 25, 2015
Anderson University students from the Falls School of Business, School of Education, and Covenant Productions share their experiences from course field trips.

Anderson University ensures that its students are provided with ample opportunities to see classroom concepts in practice through a variety of methods: job shadowing, overseas trips, and industry conferences.

Students shoot video in Nicaragua

In August 2013, students from Covenant Productions® took a trip to Jinotepe, Nicaragua, to shoot a video for Children of Promise, a nonprofit organization.

Community pays tribute to James and Deanna Edwards

Mon, 2015-02-23 08:46 -- univcomm
February 23, 2015
Deanna and President James L. Edwards enjoy a community tribute event.

The eagerly awaited official portrait of Dr. James Edwards was unveiled during a celebratory community concert Sunday at Reardon Auditorium hosted by Bill and Gloria Gaither.

“Being a portrait artist at an unveiling is a little like being a cat at a dog convention,” said Anderson artist David Slonim in remarks before the painted-from-life 40– by 30–inch oil on linen portrait was revealed.

Honors Program graduates present final research projects

Fri, 2015-02-20 10:57 -- smgower
February 20, 2015
Students from the Honors Program at Anderson University presented the findings from their senior research projects on Dec. 5, 2014.

All students in the Anderson University Honors Program are required to conduct a research project during their senior year. The topic of the project is decided by the student’s interest, and the format varies from person to person.

The research project culminates with a presentation of their work to faculty and peers given the week before graduation. Presentations are also open to any students that wish to attend.


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