Anderson, Indiana

Helping kids dream big, AU students mentor local youth

Wed, 2009-03-18 08:30 -- univcomm
March 18, 2009

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.

AU business students host consulting services showcase

Thu, 2009-03-05 08:15 -- univcomm
March 5, 2009

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.

AU students visit Indiana State House

Fri, 2009-02-20 08:29 -- univcomm
February 20, 2009

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.

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