Anderson University will receive $1 million to enhance and expand opportunities for its graduates to find meaningful employment in Indiana as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Initiative to Promote Opportunities Through Educational Collaborations. The Endowment awarded $62.7 million in grants to Indiana’s 39 accredited colleges and universities through this initiative.
Anderson University student Riley Miller, a sophomore majoring in exercise science from Goshen, Ind., was honored as an outstanding first-generation college student. Miller and 30 other students from Indiana’s independent colleges and universities were recognized in November during the 24th annual “Realizing the Dream” banquet in Indianapolis.
Herald Bulletin Publisher Henry Bird received the William P. Riethmiller Community Partnership Award Saturday night from Anderson University.
The award was part of the annual President’s Dinner for fellows and sponsors at Anderson University. The dinner is a chance for the school to honor community members who have made a positive impact on the campus and beyond.
It’s more than the neat freak versus the slob. It’s friendship and curve balls and life, with laughs. Anderson University’s Theatre Department presents “The Odd Couple,” Neil Simon’s female version, opening tomorrow at Boze Lyric Theatre in Byrum Hall. Ronn Johnstone directs.
Joy Kang, an Anderson University junior, watched her parents serve as missionaries in various communities while growing up. She was inspired by their work and wanted to do something similar.
Kang was born in South Korea but moved with her parents to Thailand and lived there for 12 years. When it came time to choose a college, she began her search for Christian schools in the United States. “I started looking up Christian colleges that provide scholarships to missionary kids,” said Kang.
Anderson University's Student Government Association (SGA) recently hosted a forum for students to ask questions about the current prioritization. Dr. Brent Baker, vice president for student affairs, and Dr. Marie Morris, provost, were present to answer questions and give background to the decisions made.