Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will again be offered at Anderson University through the Falls School of Business during tax season. This ongoing ministry of the Falls School of Business has been offered over 25 years to students and low-income taxpayers in the Madison County area. AU Accounting students under the supervision of Professor Cindy Peck will complete your tax return at no cost to you.
On December 9, 2009, AU hosted the third AU Alumni Speed Networking event at Leland's restaurant in Carmel. It was a collaboration between the Alumni Office/AMP program, Career Development Center, SOAL and the MBA program. More than 30 MBA, SOT and undergraduate alumni and current students were in attendance. Attendee's played the "M&M Networking Game" followed by a delicious breakfast and professional development. Dr. Wendell Seaborne from the Falls School of Business gave a presentation on the importance of solid networking skills.
The Chamber of Commerce for Anderson & Madison County and Anderson University will honor a deserving local entrepreneur and award scholarships to outstanding students of the Falls Schools of Business on Friday, December 4, at 12 noon at the Anderson Country Club. In addition to the presentations, the event will highlight guest speaker John E. Waters, CEO and president of Bright Automotive, Inc.
A graduate of the Anderson University Falls School of Business is now the president of Greenville College, in Greenville, Illinois. Dr. Larry Linamen started his tenure as president this fall. Larry's last name is synonymous with business education at Anderson University. His father, Dr. Harold Linamen, was the chair of the business department for 35 years and retired in 1987.
Behind the scenes, the Corporation for Economic Development (www.cedanderson.com) has been assisting businesses with relocating to Madison County since 1983. Recent successes for the CED includes assisting Anderson in bringing in the well-known company, Nestle.