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Anderson University Announces Speakers and Honorees for Commencement 2018

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:15

Bishop Timothy J. Clarke in top left, Margaret A. Lewis in top right, The Rev. Dr. Melissa Pratt in bottom left, Dr. Todd R. Clear in bottom right.

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will honor distinguished alumni and friends on campus when it celebrates its 100th Commencement on Saturday, May 5.

[Photo: Bishop Timothy J. Clarke in top left, Margaret A. Lewis in top right, The Rev. Dr. Melissa Pratt in bottom left, Dr. Todd R. Clear in bottom right.]

AU Visual Communication Design Seniors present Exhibition titled “refinement”

Senior student working with professor
 

Anderson, Ind. -- The 2018 graduating visual communication design class at Anderson University will host a gallery opening on Saturday, April 14 from 3-5 p.m. Wilson Galleries will feature the work of ten students in the exhibition, titled “refinement.” The show acts as a culmination of four years of design curriculum and a school year of labor for the seniors.

AU to host Zak Ebrahim for Peace and Conflict Transformation Lecture Series

Zak Ebrahim

Anderson, Ind. -- At 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, the Peace and Conflict Transformation (PACT) program will host Zak Ebrahim for the final installment in their four-part lecture series in Reardon Auditorium. The PACT lecture series is an opportunity to hear from those who have devoted their lives to educating others on matters of forgiveness and reconciliation, as well as those who educate us on injustice and oppression throughout the world.

The Honorable Gen. James R. Clapper (Ret.) to speak at AU, March 28

James Clapper
 

Anderson, Ind. -- On March 28, the Honorable Gen. James Clapper (Ret.), former US director of intelligence, will be speaking at Anderson University. Clapper will meet with Anderson University students majoring in national security studies, and provide a public address at 3 p.m. in York Performance Hall. A media window will follow at 4:30 p.m. and the event is free and open to the public.

Anderson University’s new vice presidents help lead university into second century

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:25

Headshots of new vice presidents at AU

Anderson, Ind. -- Three new vice presidents have joined the leadership at Anderson University over the past few months. They include vice president for enrollment and marketing, Ryon Kaopuiki, vice president for advancement, Jen Hunt, and vice president for finance, Jim Ragsdale.

AU Senior earns Orr Fellowship with Local Tech Company

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 16:10

Headshot of Peyton Bennett

Anderson, Ind. – Peyton Bennett, senior visual communication major and marketing minor, has earned an Orr Fellowship. After a months-long interview and recruitment process, Bennett now has full-time, two-year position at Formstack, a top Indianapolis tech company. Formstack founder, Ade Olonoh BA ‘00, and CEO, Chris Byers BA ‘00, are both AU alums, and they employ many fellow alumni at the company as well.

AU Senior receives Nicholson Student Servant Leadership Award

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 13:42

Dominic Martin receives certificate from Provost Marie Morris
 

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University senior, Dominic Martin, has received the 2018 Nicholson Student Servant Leadership Award for his service on AU's campus and in the community. Martin was selected through a campus nomination process to receive this award because of strong servant leadership skills.

AU to host Haider Newmani for Peace and Conflict Transformation Lecture Series

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:11

Headshot of Haider Newmani, PACT Lecture Speaker
 

Anderson, Ind. -- At 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, the Peace and Conflict Transformation (PACT) program will host Haider Newmani for the third installment in their four-part lecture series in Reardon Auditorium. The PACT lecture series is an opportunity to hear from those who have devoted their lives to educating others on matters of forgiveness and reconciliation, as well as those who educate us on injustice and oppression throughout the world.

AU presents Juried Student Exhibition and Juror’s Exhibit "It's a Good Start"

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:41

Graphic card for Its a Good Start show
 

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will present a juried student exhibition in the Jessie C. Wilson Gallery of the Krannert Fine Arts Center from March 2 through April 6, with an opening reception at 6-8 p.m., Friday, March 2. This year’s professional designer jurors, presenting an exhibit entitled “It’s a Good Start,” will give an artist talk during the opening at 7 p.m.

Situation Room Opening and Former Counterterrorism Director to speak at AU, Feb. 14

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 16:17

Headshot of Matthew Olsen

Anderson, Ind. -- On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Anderson University will open a new Situation Room for the Security Studies Program. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception will take place from 4-5 p.m. in Decker Hall, Room 377. The National Security Studies Fellows will also host Matthew G. Olsen, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, to speak at 7 p.m. in York Performance Hall. A media session will follow at 8:30 p.m.

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