AU alum Lou Gerig will be inducted with six new members into The Indiana Academy at its annual dinner and symposium on Monday, June 1, 2009, in Indianapolis. This year’s honorees, the thirty-ninth group so selected, will be recognized by the Independent Colleges of Indiana for their lifetime of achievement and contributions to the cultural, scientific, literary, civic, religious, and educational development of Indiana.
Standing barefoot in denim overalls and a flannel shirt with a pipe in his mouth, Joe Monroe looked every bit the part of a farmer before the days of tractors, combines and pesticides.
Perfect, since the farm he now helps run uses none of those modern conveniences.
Steve May, food service director & chef of Anderson dining services, can say he definitely veered off the path from stock broker to food service along his unusual career route.
May originally obtained a degree in finance and marketing. He admits he didn’t get into fine dining the normal way, although crunching numbers may have helped with the business aspect of food service.
Starting this fall, Anderson and Purdue universities will jointly offer students the chance to earn two master's degrees at the same time. The degree program will allow students to earn, in a concurrent manner, a master of business administration from the Anderson University Falls School of Business and a master of science in technology from Purdue's College of Technology.
Businesses from a 30-mile radius sent representatives to the Flagship Enterprise Center on Thursday for the center’s first Grow Conference, which presented tools for businesses to survive during an economic drought.
The Grow Conference featured speakers, ranging from Anderson University Falls School of Business Dean Terry Truitt to Continental Inc. owner Judy Nagengast, and workshops on lean operations and quality control. Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman was the keynote speaker during lunch at the conference.
Erica Clampitt's first job out of college will be on an island of the Caribbean coast of Honduras. A recent graduate from Anderson University, Clampitt will write for World Gospel Mission. She is excited to do mission work while using the skills she learned as a Mass Communications - Public Relations major.
Anderson University recently gave John A. Morrison Awards to Dr. Merle Strege and Jennifer Steiner for their commitment and diligent service to AU.
As Carl and Carolyn Caldwell prepare for a move to the other side of the world, they plan to take with them an English Book of Common Prayer, a Bible and hair care tips.
The couple is retiring from Anderson University; he as vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college, she as an accounting professor with the Falls School of Business.
Wearing the traditional black caps and gowns, the 2009 class of Anderson University graduates lined up on the school’s campus Saturday, eager to receive their diplomas, but somewhat anxious about their job prospects amid a shaky economy.
“I’m looking, but ...,” said 37-year-old Dawn Vetor, of Madison County, her voice trailing off. “I have some prospects, but nothing fluid.”
A typical Anderson University student sees May as graduation month and a time to start their career. Some may travel with Tri-S, others move back home or to a new city, still be job hunting, or pursue a graduate degree.