Anderson University recently announced that Dr. Carl H. Caldwell, retiring Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Dean at Anderson University will address the graduating class of 2009 during commencement exercises, May 9. The 3 p.m. (E.D.T.) program will be conducted in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Speaking during Anderson University’s baccalaureate service will be Rev. Dr. Kerry Robinson, senior pastor of East Side Church of God in Anderson, Ind., and member of the Anderson University Board of Trustees.
Many kids today are living in poverty or in circumstances beyond their control. The idea of growing up to be something or someone special eludes them.
But several college students are changing the way some kids see their future, and themselves.
College Mentor for Kids, a program founded in 1994 by two Indiana University students, works to change all that and help kids to dream big.
Five teams of 5 students on a team have been working to help a local business for the past 6 months, and will be presenting their work at the annual AU Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) and the Flagship Enterprise Center Consulting Services Showcase. A panel of local business leaders will evaluate the success of each team and declare a winner, with the top team receiving a $500 cash prize.
The economy is hitting college students hard, too—financial aid programs under increased and intense demand, part-time jobs harder to come by, and family financial contributions drained by unemployment and dwindling value of assets such as homes. That’s why Anderson University students will join with some 250 students representing 20 of Indiana’s independent colleges and universities on Tuesday, February 24, at 12:30 p.m., to make personal calls on their hometown legislators.