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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Biology at Anderson University has acquired a new anaerobic chamber. This chamber allows for students to grow organisms that can only survive in the absence of oxygen. “The new anaerobic chamber allows students to grow things they have never seen before, while providing them with tools to do important experiments,” said Dr. Blake Janutolo, dean of the College of Science and Humanities.
Recently, students from the Anderson University Falls School of Business met with prominent business professionals at the world’s largest student investment conference. Dr. Jill Merle, associate professor of finance, led a group of business students to the annual RISE Forum, hosted April 4-6 by the University of Dayton. Students and business professionals from all over the country joined to explore the latest advances in business.