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Editorial: When AU receives grants, community also benefits

Thu, 2013-12-12 09:02 -- univcomm
December 12, 2013

When you visit Midwestern communities of Anderson’s size, you find that they share common traits but also have unique characteristics.

One major feature that separates some small Midwestern cities from others is the presence — or absence — of higher education. Cities that have four-year colleges or universities just feel different, more alive and more in touch with the future.

AU receives $1 million from Lilly Endowment to improve employment opportunities for graduates

Thu, 2013-12-05 15:39 -- univcomm
December 5, 2013

Anderson University will receive $1 million to enhance and expand opportunities for its graduates to find meaningful employment in Indiana as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Initiative to Promote Opportunities Through Educational Collaborations. The Endowment awarded $62.7 million in grants to Indiana’s 39 accredited colleges and universities through this initiative.

Independent Colleges of Indiana honors AU student

Wed, 2013-12-04 07:48 -- univcomm
December 4, 2013

Anderson University student Riley Miller, a sophomore majoring in exercise science from Goshen, Ind., was honored as an outstanding first-generation college student. Miller and 30 other students from Indiana’s independent colleges and universities were recognized in November during the 24th annual “Realizing the Dream” banquet in Indianapolis.

Bird receives community award from Anderson University

Mon, 2013-11-18 08:21 -- univcomm
November 18, 2013

Herald Bulletin Publisher Henry Bird received the William P. Riethmiller Community Partnership Award Saturday night from Anderson University.

The award was part of the annual President’s Dinner for fellows and sponsors at Anderson University. The dinner is a chance for the school to honor community members who have made a positive impact on the campus and beyond.

AU student pursues medical internship in Thailand

Fri, 2013-11-08 11:24 -- univcomm
November 8, 2013

Joy Kang, an Anderson University junior, watched her parents serve as missionaries in various communities while growing up. She was inspired by their work and wanted to do something similar.

Kang was born in South Korea but moved with her parents to Thailand and lived there for 12 years. When it came time to choose a college, she began her search for Christian schools in the United States. “I started looking up Christian colleges that provide scholarships to missionary kids,” said Kang.

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