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Alumnae reunite at Morrison Hall after 50 years

Fri, 2015-03-27 10:25 -- smgower
March 27, 2015
Learn more about a group of nine Morrison Hall alumnae that reunited 50 years after first meeting at Anderson University.

Fifty years ago, a group of young women from across the country joined each other at Anderson University (then Anderson College) to start their freshman year. They would later find out this was the start of a lifelong friendship.

Pam (Salatin) Jones, Maxine (Norton) Tanner, Joyce (Johnson) Shermerhorn, Cheryl (Weitner) Turner, Diana (Stover) Anthony, Naomi (Evans) Baker, Cheryl (Lantz) Armentrout, Serita (Frost) McFarling and Sherrill (Flick) Wilson all met while living on Morrison 3 North during their freshman year in 1964.

Pistole relishing challenge of AU president role

Tue, 2015-03-24 16:00 -- smgower
March 24, 2015
Read The Herald Bulletin's article about how President John S. Pistole is relishing the challenge of his new role as president of Anderson University.

Three weeks into his tenure at Anderson University, John Pistole is embarked on a crash course about how to be a university president and is relishing the challenge.

“I worked two weeks and then spring break. What’s not to like?” Pistole joked Monday during his first extended interview with The Herald Bulletin since assuming office.

National Lincoln exhibit to open this week at AU

Mon, 2015-03-23 08:29 -- univcomm
March 23, 2015
National Lincoln Exhibit at Anderson University

“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a nationwide traveling exhibition presented by the American Library Association (ALA), will debut at Anderson University’s Nicholson Library on Friday, March 27. This exhibit is free and open to students, faculty and staff, and the general public. This exhibit focuses on Abraham Lincoln’s “struggle to meet the political and constitutional challenges of the Civil War” (ALA).

Anderson University dedicates new Peace Pole

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:48 -- univcomm
March 20, 2015
Anderson University dedicates new peace pole.

Standing 10 feet tall (including 4 feet underground) and weighing 600 pounds, the peace pole is one of the newest addition to Anderson University’s campus.  The pole, displaying a message of peace in 14 different languages, is intended to represent as many Anderson University students from around the world as possible.

Positioned near the Fine Arts building, the pole was placed in a high traffic area. Students, professors, and visitors to campus will pass by the pole each day. Organizers hope they will reflect on its message.

Anderson University prepares for commencement, May 9

Wed, 2015-03-18 08:33 -- univcomm
March 18, 2015
Dr. James L. Edwards will be the commencement speaker on May 9, 2015.

Anderson University recently announced that Dr. James L. Edwards, President Emeritus, will address the graduating class of 2015 during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9. The 3 p.m. EDT program will be conducted in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Speaking during Anderson University’s baccalaureate service will be Rev. Dr. Diana L. Swoope, senior pastor at Arlington Church of God in Akron, Ohio.

Two AU students intern at Fishhook

Tue, 2015-03-17 11:14 -- smgower
March 17, 2015
Learn how Anderson University business students used their AU experiences to land internships at Fishhook, a creative services firm in Indianapolis.

The opportunity to help churches and faith-based organizations gain momentum through creative and compelling communication strategies is what drove Anderson University seniors Dalton Cox and Mark Hofstrom to intern at Fishhook this past summer.  

Fishhook is an Indianapolis-based communications and marketing agency primarily serving religious groups.

Cox, who helped create and manage video and online components, learned about the internship from the founder’s daughter, a fellow AU student.

AU senior reaches out to orphans in Russia

Wed, 2015-03-11 09:32 -- smgower
March 11, 2015
Learn how senior Anderson University education major Natalie Meliotes helped orphans through an internship in Russia.

It was through Orphan Outreach, a non-profit organization dedicated to reaching out to millions of at risk children, that Natalie Meliotes received the opportunity to travel to Russia for a month over the summer.

Meliotes is a senior majoring in education and minoring in global studies. Ever since she could remember, Meliotes knew that she wanted to travel abroad, especially to Russia.

AU Centennial Celebration Theme Announced

Tue, 2015-03-10 08:37 -- smgower
March 10, 2015
"Lighting the Path" has been selected as the theme for the Anderson University centennial celebration, which begins with Homecoming 2016.

Last year, students, alumni, faculty and staff were asked to submit ideas for the theme of the Anderson University centennial celebration. Nearly 70 entries were submitted, and a winner has been selected.

The theme for the Anderson University centennial celebration is "Lighting the Path." Stefanie Leiter, manager of online communications and community relations specialist at Anderson University, submitted the chosen idea.

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