Last summer, Anderson University students Ian Oechsle, Cameron Mason and Trey Hutchinson took the Gospel to the streets of Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla. The summer-long opportunity was part of the Orlando Project. During their time in Orlando the students attended classes and sessions to learn about discipleship and evangelism while working a job at Universal Studios.
Two notable collections of American documents and photographs featured in the traveling exhibition Freedom: A History of US will soon be on display in Nicholson Library at Anderson University.
Anderson University will welcome talented robotics teams of middle and high school students from across Indiana for a VEX Robotics Competition on Jan. 30, 2016. The VEX Robotics Competition at AU is sponsored by the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation.
The event will be conducted in the Kardatzke Wellness Center on the Anderson University campus from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. View a campus map and directions.
The athletic training program at Anderson University offers state-of-the-art training and therapy equipment, opportunities to work with Raven athletic teams and the fortune of learning from quality and highly connected athletic training faculty. Professors in the athletic training program also encourage their students to expand their own experiences off campus through summer internships.
Henry Jordan, retired senior divisional vice president for Walmart, will be a featured speaker for a continuing series titled "Integrating Faith in Life," Jan. 26, at Anderson University. Jordan will speak at 11 a.m. during chapel/convocation. The series is designed to showcase personalities from a wide spectrum of fields who demonstrate how their faith has impacted their work. This session will take place in Reardon Auditorium and is open to the public.
Wilson Galleries in Krannert Fine Arts Center at Anderson University will feature a special exhibit entitled, "The Anatomy of an Advertising Agency," on Saturday, Jan. 23, from 3-5 p.m. Sponsored by Well Done, an advertising agency based in Indianapolis, the exhibit will feature how parts of an advertising agency—from design to film and marketing—work together to form a successful company. The event is free and open to the public.
In honor of the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., Anderson University is suspending classes, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. Instead, students will have opportunities to participate in service projects, demonstrations and other celebratory events in remembrance of King’s legacy.
Pete Hoekstra (R-MI), who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993 until 2011, will spend Wednesday and Thursday at Anderson University discussing foreign policy, his time in Congress, and his reflections on integrating faith into his life.
On Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m., Hoekstra will present a lecture titled, “American Foreign Policy: Roaming in the Wilderness?” followed by a time of Q&A. The lecture will take place in Hartung Hall on the campus of Anderson University, and the public is welcome to attend.
Leaders at Anderson University have placed a temporary ban on hoverboards due to the risk of fire. An email notifying students of the temporary ban was sent over the weekend. In the message to students, Dean of Students Dr. Chris Confer explained the need to ban the devices until the risk of fire is resolved.
Anderson University’s Kardatzke Wellness Center has adopted a motto and is proud to display it. The top of the glass entrance features the new saying: “Our chief end: to glorify and enjoy God forever. Wellness: a means to that end.”
Retired Anderson University Pastor Don Collins and his wife, Gloria, conceived the statement and donated the funds to install the words onto the building.