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University delays Fifth Street widening for a year

Tue, 2008-02-05 09:40 -- univcomm
February 5, 2008

A planned upgrade to Fifth Street at Anderson University will have to wait another year because of unexpected delays.

The $2 million project, which will turn Fifth Street and a portion of College Avenue into a more pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare, should begin in May 2009 and be completed before students return for classes the following August, said Joe Royer, the university’s director of facilities and property management.

Peard and Douglass receive servant leader awards

Thu, 2008-01-31 12:52 -- univcomm
January 31, 2008

Anderson University juniors Sara Peard and Michael Douglass recently received the 2008 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 Anderson University donors.

Campus hosts Reggie Dabbs for Impact Your World Week

Mon, 2008-01-28 13:58 -- univcomm
January 28, 2008

Reggie Dabbs will be the featured campus guest speaker for Impact Your World Week, Feb. 5-8, at Anderson University. The AU Campus Ministries office sponsors Impact Your World Week to offer students and the community an opportunity for worship and study with an off-campus speaker.

Impact Your World Week is conducted early in Semester II and focuses on Christ’s call to us to serve in the world. Key leaders from around the world are invited to campus each year to lead this special week.

AU offers American Institute of Banking course

Fri, 2008-01-25 16:25 -- univcomm
January 25, 2008

Anderson University's Professional Development Services will offer "AIB Principles of Banking," a 10 week course of the American Institute of Banking, on Monday evenings beginning March 3 and ending May 5. This non-credit class will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Anderson University Flagship Center, conveniently located at Exit 22 on I-69.

Anderson University Hosts College Goal Sunday

Wed, 2008-01-16 16:43 -- univcomm
January 16, 2008

Anderson University will serve as a host site for College Goal Sunday, Sun., Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. in Reardon Auditorium. College Goal Sunday is a statewide charitable program that provides free information and assistance to Indiana families applying for college financial aid. College Goal Sunday will take place at 36 sites throughout the state of Indiana. FAFSA forms, required by educational institutions nationwide, must be received by the federal processor by March 10, 2008 for Indiana residents. Complete information can be accessed at www.CollegeGoalSunday.org.

Students Clock Record Number of Service Hours

Thu, 2007-12-20 09:47 -- univcomm
December 20, 2007

Students volunteered over 27,000 hours during the 2006-2007 academic year, according to Stuart Erny, director of Campus Ministries. Erny has been working for the last three years to combine the volunteer hours of campus ministries, Tri-S, social clubs and athletics. This growing list is a testament to how students are willing to implement the university's service mission. This number is only a rough estimate and is likely to be higher due to clubs and organizations on campus that do not submit their hours.

Anderson University unveils final issue of yearbook

Wed, 2007-12-12 10:33 -- univcomm
December 12, 2007

Echoes inevitably fade to silence, and Anderson University’s Echoes yearbook is no exception. The 2007 yearbook, now available to those who ordered one, will be the last edition because students say they prefer to keep in touch through Web sites like Facebook rather than remember their experiences with a yearbook.

“Students voted with their feet and pocket books on this one,” vice president of academic affairs Carl Caldwell said.

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