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Wisdom Tooth gives theatre students hands-on experience

Fri, 2009-04-24 15:41 -- univcomm
April 24, 2009

"We don't study our art in isolation," said Ronn Johnstone, assistant professor of communication at AU, "but as a dynamic component to the community we are a part of." AU recently finalized plans for Wisdom Tooth Theatre Project, an entirely student-run, professional theatre company that enable students to produce live theatre in local venues.

Students recognized at chapel for academic achievement

Tue, 2009-04-21 11:40 -- univcomm
April 21, 2009

Eight students were in honored in Reardon Auditorium on April 22 for achieving a 4.0 cumulative GPA during their years at Anderson University. Amy Bader, Andrea Brinkley, Raymond Kenney, Katie Kinman, Rachel Koontz, Candice Lane, Erica Narwold and Carrie Thomas all received awards for their outstanding academic achievement. Jeremiah Townsell and Melenda Hawthorne were also recognized with the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award for their academic success, character, contributions to the campus community, personal growth and athletic achievement.

Spracklen receives Stevenson Outstanding Student Award

Tue, 2009-04-21 11:00 -- univcomm
April 21, 2009

AU senior Andrew J. Spracklen from Pekin, Ill. was recently awarded the Stevenson Outstanding Student Award for their academic achievement. As an outstanding student, Spracklen was selected for the $5,000 award by Dr. Blake Janutolo, Dean of the College of Science and Humanities, and the biology faculty. The Stevenson Award is made possible through a gift by Dr. Jerry and Patricia Stevenson.

AU prepares to remodel 5th Street

Mon, 2009-04-20 12:54 -- univcomm
April 20, 2009

To increase campus safety and create a pedestrian-friendly roadway for students at Anderson University, the university will begin a $2 million remodel project on Fifth Street this coming summer.  The project, undertaken in cooperation with the City of Anderson, will both widen and add a safety median on Fifth Street upon completion.

AU SOT receives grant from Chatlos Foundation for pastors

Wed, 2009-04-15 08:47 -- univcomm
April 15, 2009

AU School of Theology recently received a $5,000 grant for scholarship support from the Chatlos Foundation. The scholarship was created to help pastors from small churches attend online seminary courses.

About 70% of all Church of God congregations have fewer than 100 regular attenders. As a result many pastors have difficulty financing seminary education. Many pastors are bi-vocational or retired minsters who continue serving in retirement.


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