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Performing arts season opens with Cantus, Sept. 19

Mon, 2013-09-09 14:49 -- univcomm
September 9, 2013
Performing Arts Events

The Anderson University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance begins a full season of performing arts events on Thursday, Sept. 19, with the renowned all-male vocal ensemble Cantus. The nine-member group performs across a broad selection of eras and genres. The performance, part of the Bengtson Concert Series, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in York Performance Hall.

The Bengtson Concert Series, now in its second year, will also include performances by:

Falls School of Business Delta Mu Delta receives two honors

Wed, 2013-09-04 13:54 -- univcomm
September 4, 2013
Anderson University Falls School of Business

The Anderson University Falls School of Business, members of Delta Mu Delta, received two honors recently. Current student Casey Thomas and 2013 graduate Andrew Beechler were both awarded a $1,000 scholarship through the 2013 Delta Mu Delta Scholarship.

Delta Mu Delta is the National Academic Honor Society for business subjects.

AU students participate in service projects

Mon, 2013-09-02 07:58 -- univcomm
September 2, 2013
Anderson University Student United Way

Dried blades of grass crunched beneath the feet of J.B. Bilbrey and Isaac Sliger as they crossed the school grounds of Eastside Elementary.

The teens were braving blistering heat on Friday armed with only water bottles, disposable gloves and a clear industrial sized garbage bag.

And these Anderson University students were on a mission — to collect garbage.

“It’s good to help others and this program will help to build our relationship with the community,” said Bilbrey, 18, from New Castle.

AU students begin moving in

Fri, 2013-08-30 08:10 -- univcomm
August 30, 2013

The leaves were starting to turn along University Avenue. The main campus of Anderson University still had that sleepy feeling on Thursday, but approaching Colts Way, the mood changed entirely.

There was the low thump of the band’s drum beat. The sound of Mumford and Sons, punctuated by the occasional blast of a vuvuzela, blared. You might have found yourself ducking for a Frisbee.

Scholars' SOAR presentations highlight AU student research

Tue, 2013-08-27 09:29 -- univcomm
August 27, 2013

Last spring, Anderson University senior Honors Program students were given the opportunity to present what they learned throughout their time in college during Scholars' SOAR (student orientation, advising, and registration). Countless hours of research, work, and heart went into creating a message that would appropriately share their discoveries.

AU recognized as a "College of Distinction"

Mon, 2013-08-26 15:13 -- univcomm
August 26, 2013

Anderson University has been honored as a College of Distinction for the 2013-2014 school year. The College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor their excellence in student-focused higher education. Schools selected must excel in the Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.

Editorial: Job outlook generally good for college, AU graduates

Thu, 2013-08-22 15:45 -- univcomm
August 22, 2013
Anderson University graduates

Here is one of a parent’s greatest anxieties: How will my children make a living when they grow up?

Parents entrust so much of that decision to outside influences — friends, family, the child, of course, and educational opportunities.

The value of obtaining a college degree has been shown time and again.

A salary survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers had some good news for 2012 college graduates. The overall median salary for new grads rose to $43,000, up 4.5 percent from the median for the class of 2011.

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