AU To Host Achievement Gap Strategies Event July 12


Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University is hosting a free event on achievement gap strategies Tuesday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium. The event is in conjunction with the Madison County Success Coalition.


The event is open to all and will explore the achievement gap in Indiana and Madison County. Keynote speaker, Dhanfu Elston, Ph.D., will be sharing the most recent and relevant information on the achievement gap and how communities can address the gap through collaborative interventions. 

Elston currently serves as the chief of staff and senior vice president for strategy at Complete College America.

Local educators and youth service providers will also speak on what is currently being done to assist youth in their academic journeys. Participants in attendance will have time to share about the work they are doing and how it contributes to the work of student success.

Those interested can register online or contact Stephanie Moran with additional questions.

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.