Travel has been a part of Colleen Dillon’s life since she was an infant. Her family's camping vacations throughout the U.S. have left an adventurous streak in the junior communication arts major from Hillsboro, Ohio. So when Dillon started praying for a summer opportunity where she could both learn, experience a new culture, and be forced out of her comfort zone, God answered.
APT Worldwide, the international licensing division of U.S. public television distributor American Public Television, has secured the international representation rights to the new Robert F. Kennedy documentary, A Ripple of Hope.
Anderson University will dedicate a new space and a reading room for rare children’s books and special collections in the Robert A. Nicholson University Library on Friday, October 2 at 10:30 a.m. It is estimated that the rare collection contains approximately 6,000 books—many of which are first editions—by authors such as A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh), Beatrix Potter (The Tale of Peter Rabbit), and Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are).
Anderson University welcomes alumni, family and friends back for fun and fellowship during Homecoming 2009, titled "Stay Connected for Good" October 9-10. Along with the annual homecoming football game and introduction of the homecoming king, queen and court, there will also be opportunities to enjoy the RavenFest, class and academic reunions, and a theatrical production entitled "Into the Woods."
Anderson University held the opening event for the recent remodel of Fifth Street today directly in front of Reardon Auditorium. The recently completed $2 million project was designed to increase campus safety and create a pedestrian-friendly roadway for students at Anderson University. Following the opening event, Fifth Street reopened for both pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
Saint John’s Medical Center Chaplain Larry Green strongly advocates helping people in need. He also believes that leaving a legacy is an important attribute in life. With his son Scott and grandson Chris, the Greens are building a family legacy one day at a time. vWhile Chaplain Green spreads comfort at the hospital, his son Scott serves as a physician at the nearby Roby Building.
Continuing a tradition of collaboration, Saint John’s Health System and Saint Vincent Health have partnered with the Anderson University School of Nursing, creating the Saint John’s Center for Clinical Excellence. The new nursing education facility features the latest technology in patient simulation: the SimMan® 3G, the next generation of patient simulators from Laerdal Simulation.
Two Anderson University graduates have received the 2009 Teacher of the Year award in their districts.
Janet (Short) Mora, a 1983 Anderson University grad and 26-year teaching veteran, was named Elementary Teacher of the Year in the McAllen (Texas) Independent School District, and Jonathan Kline, a 2007 AU grad, was named Teacher of the Year in the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township in Indianapolis.
Pianist Randall Frieling knows a lot about the piece he will play at the Anderson Symphony Orchestra’s 2009-10 season opener Saturday night.
A music professor at Anderson University for 23 years, Frieling has naturally studied his craft backward and forward.
It is not often that someone can say they are the best in the world, but for Falls School of Business DBA graduate Larry Sayler, that is the perfect description. Sayler recently completed the Certified Managerial Accounting (CMA) test with the highest score in for the Spring 2009 test cycle, beating out over 4,000 other participants worldwide. With over 65% of test candidates coming from outside the US, Sayler’s accomplishment is truly a global achievement.