While most seniors spend their final months on campus perfecting their résumés and prepping for graduation, Lisa Ermel spent her senior year at Anderson University toning her acting chops. Her efforts were well rewarded, as Ermel was recently accepted into the prestigious Indiana Repertory Theatre and will debut in her first IRT show, Becky's New Car, on March 23.
The Anderson University School of Music will hold its annual Spring Into Dance concert March 26 and 27, featuring guest artist Peter Kyle. This year’s concert will offer something for every audience member. With a wide variety of choreography, ranging from thought-provoking to entertaining to sheer comedy, audience members will experience a range of emotions, laughter, and dance.
The 30 or so Anderson University students who braved one of the final cold blasts of winter last week sensed spring was in the air, and something else, too.
“The whole idea is about community, to be working with each other and learning from each other,” said Caity Stuart, AU Student Government Association’s director of environmental affairs.
Hollywood film producer Ralph Winter will be the featured campus guest for “Vision-ReVision” at Anderson University, March 30. Winter has produced blockbuster movies such as the X-Men, Fantastic Four and Star Trek series. Recently, it was announced he is producing the film version of C. S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters. Winter will speak to the AU campus and the public in Reardon Auditorium at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The Anderson University men's basketball team saw its dream season come to an end on Saturday night at Tarble Arena as they lost to No. 14 Carthage College 76-58 in the second round of the NCAA Div. III National Tournament in Kenosha, Wisc.
"This season has been phenominal and the last 40 minutes don't take away from that," said AU coach Tom Slyder. "We've never been to the NCAA and to do that is lofty."