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Neighbors reaches out to area residents

Tue, 2007-04-24 14:45 -- univcomm
April 24, 2007

Ethel Willard is 74, retired and admits she could use some help from time to time. So when a group of Anderson University students knocked on her door approximately three years ago, she was overjoyed.

“They’ve helped me in many ways,” said Willard. “I had difficulty getting my gutters cleaned, and they did that. When I had eye surgery, they just came by to check on me. I think they are just wonderful.”

AU purchases High Def camera for Communication program

Thu, 2007-04-19 10:34 -- univcomm
April 19, 2007

Anderson University has purchased a Sony Cine Alta XDCAM High Definition Camera, the PDW-350, and supporting equipment for students majoring in Mass Communication and for Covenant Productions® in its ongoing activities. Anderson University students will use the camera in the Advanced Video Production class to produce documentaries for Across Indiana aired on WFYI, channel 20 in Indianapolis, and Anderson University’s Covenant Productions® will use the camera on most field productions.

Graduating seniors earn 4.0 academic honors

Wed, 2007-04-18 13:50 -- univcomm
April 18, 2007

Two outstanding senior students were honored during chapel-convocation recently for academic excellence by graduating with perfct a 4.0 grade point average. Janelle Good, from Goshen, Ind., majored in Biology, while Katherine Hinkley, from Daytona, Fla., majored in Business Management and Psychology with a Spanish minor [photo (l-r): President Edwards, Katherine Hinkley, Janelle Good, Dr. Carl Caldwell].

AU helps Anderson bounce back from jobs loss

Mon, 2007-04-16 07:39 -- univcomm
April 16, 2007

It's entirely possible that Hoosiers soon will drive electric cars with nanoparticle batteries, have their car seats adjusted continuously for better comfort, and then park those cars in garages they ordered off the Internet. Those are just a few of the ideas being pursued by entrepreneurs at the Flagship Enterprise Center in Anderson. The center, a joint effort of the city of Anderson and Anderson University, opened in 2005 with the goal of attracting new and more diverse businesses to the area.

Nash and Ingalls receive Servant Leader Awards

Fri, 2007-04-13 07:02 -- univcomm
April 13, 2007

AU students Tiara Nash and Matthew Ingalls recently received the 2007 Nicholson Student Servant Leadership Award for services on campus and in the community. The awards were made possible by a grant from the Moore Foundation and Barney II Foundation as well as matching funds directed to the university by donors Lowell ansd Dorothy Williamson. The award is named in honor of Dr. Robert A. Nicholson, president emeritus of Anderson University.

Thodos Dance Chicago performs at AU

Tue, 2007-04-10 16:14 -- univcomm
April 10, 2007

As a part of its 2006-07 Guest Artist Series, Anderson University will host a Thodos Dance Chicago in Byrum Hall on Friday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. As an innovative contemporary dance company, Thodos Dance Chicago's mission embodies a new model for contemporary dance within Chicago and across the broader dance community. The Company's blend of dance performance, dance education, and creation of new work provides its artists with the maximum opportunity to grow.

Campus hosts peacemaker Colman McCarthy

Thu, 2007-04-05 15:15 -- univcomm
April 5, 2007

Anderson University will welcome renown peacemaker Colman McCarthy on Thursday, April 12, at 10 a.m. during chapel/convocation in Reardon Auditorium. Colman McCarthy is teacher and a journalist who has written for The Washington Post. He is also the founder and director of the Center for Teaching Peace, a nonprofit group that helps schools begin or broaden peace studies programs. The center also conducts workshops and seminars on conflict resolution and mediation.

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