Last summer, senior and global studies major Emi Tucker found herself backpacking across New Zealand and Australia. She was able to explore diverse cultures and see all that the world has to offer. Not only was it an insightful five weeks, but she learned to pack lightly and to live off the essentials. Beyond that, she was able to experience the beauty of God’s creation.
The news was announced Tuesday afternoon by team owner Jim Irsay on his Twitter account. Irsay also took the time to praise the city and its residents.
"The people in Anderson are so friendly and welcoming each summer," Irsay tweeted. "True blue Colts fans. Great city in the heartland!!!"
School food is not known as being a first choice for a meal by most students, but that was before Anderson University brought a Chick-fil-A to campus.
“A lot of my friends like to eat here twice a day,” said Abigail Robertson, 19, an Anderson University student studying elementary education.
Chartwells Dining Service has partnered with the national chain to create a licensed location called a Chick-fil-A Express in the Raven Haven.
Anderson University administrative offices will be closed to observe the Christmas holiday beginning Friday, December 20, at 5 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, Dec. 30, at 8 a.m. The university will be closed January 1 for New Year's Day and will reopen Thursday, January 2. Campus security officers will maintain normal hours during the extended holiday.
Anderson University's campus will host the annual Lil' Sibs Weekend on Friday, Feb. 7 - Sunday, Feb, 9, 2014.
"Lil' Sibs Weekend is jam-packed with exciting and entertaining things to do for everyone," said Trent Palmer, director of student activities. "From late-night skating to breakfast and cartoons in the dorm lobbies, you will not want to miss any of the fun on the AU campus for Lil' Sibs Weekend!"
The College Database - the most current and comprehensive source for U.S. college and university data - has named its top colleges in the state for teacher education.
The Anderson Symphony Orchestra is bringing back its traditional Christmas Concert, but with a new element this year.
The orchestra will hold its annual performance with guest vocalist Heather Bays at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Paramount Theatre.
The symphony will remain pretty traditional with the exception of the new performance, said Dana Stone, ASO executive director. Stone thinks it’s the first time a singer will perform during the Christmas Concert since 2009.