Small fire in Morrison Hall lounge wakes residents

Wed, 2007-10-03 07:26 -- univcomm
October 3, 2007

Shortly before 8 a.m. today, October 3, a small fire occurred in the northeast corner of the student lounge within Morrison Hall. The fire was contained and no injuries were reported. Fire alarms and the building sprinkler system were activated immediately and students within the hall were evacuated.

The sprinkler system was localized over the fire and some water damage was discovered in both the lounge as well as two students rooms directly underneath the lounge.

School of Ed reports 98% job placement for teaching grads

Thu, 2007-09-27 09:45 -- univcomm
September 27, 2007

The Anderson University School of Education recently reported that more than 98 percent of student teachers who graduated in May 2007 have found employment. The job placement percentage reflects undergraduate students studying through the School of Education and students in Teach for Indiana Program (TIP) program that provides a full time 10-month alternative licensing program for candidates with a baccalaureate degree who would like to teach elementary (K-5) or secondary (6-12) students.

Faith and family sources of happiness for AU students

Fri, 2007-09-21 08:27 -- univcomm
September 21, 2007

Jasmine Lee, 18, and her two younger sisters would fight all the time when she still lived at home, but when it came to the love and compassion the sisters had for each other, they would do anything for each other.

“We’ve had to stick kind of close because there’s no immediate family out here,” the Anderson University student said.

Not only are they close to each other and their parents, but Lee said that spending time with her family makes her a happier person.

AU alumnus Steven Curtis Chapman in concert Oct. 6

Sat, 2007-09-15 14:29 -- univcomm
September 15, 2007

AU alumnus Steven Curtis Chapman is returning to AU in concert on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. with Sanctus Real in Reardon Auditorium.

The tickets are $25 for Artist Circle, $20 reserved and $18 for students with valid student ID or groups of 10 or more. Tickets can be purchased at the Reardon Box Office, by phone at (765) 641-4140 or through TicketMaster.

Freshman finds community, service opportunities at AU

Wed, 2007-09-12 11:07 -- univcomm
September 12, 2007

Jacqueline Burgher glanced around Mocha Joe's, observing her surroundings for a moment. "No other school I looked at had the sense of community that AU does," she said finally. "AU has a feel, an atmosphere."

Jacqueline is a freshman at AU this year from Butte, Mont. Her sister Laura, a junior education major, played a role in Jacqueline coming to AU. "Since Laura left two years ago, I realized how much I want to be near her, " explained Jacqueline.

First day at AU kicks off with prayer, speeches

Thu, 2007-09-06 12:20 -- univcomm
September 6, 2007

Anderson University sophomore Jordan Mathis didn’t have the time Tuesday morning to stop and chat. That’s because it was the first day of classes, and he was in a hurry to get there.

“It’s great to be back; I’m excited,” said Mathis, 19, as he walked briskly across campus. “I love it here.”

The entire campus was buzzing — alarm clocks could be heard emanating from dorm rooms — with activity Tuesday morning, as students headed to class for the first time this academic year.

AU hosts Kinlaw during 2007 Newell Lecture

Thu, 2007-09-06 10:12 -- univcomm
September 6, 2007

Anderson University will welcome Dr. Dennis Kinlaw, founder of the Francis Asbury Society and former president of Asbury College, September 17-18 for the 2007 Newell Lecture. The title of the 2007 Newell Lecture is “The Christian Understanding of Personhood.” The lectures will begin both days at 9 a.m. and will be conducted in Miller Chapel within the School of Theology.

The schedule for the 2007 Newell Lecture is the following:

Borders brings energy to English department

Tue, 2007-09-04 10:18 -- univcomm
September 4, 2007

Dr. Scott Borders appears at first glance to be full of contradictions. Students who get to know him realize that in fact, he is. He is an Alabaman who has lived in Indiana for 30 years. He is a Southerner who speaks and walks faster than any Northerner. He is wonderfully unpredictable as a professor, but a very stable community member. He doesn’t write recreationally, but he is a talented storyteller. His past is influenced by Southern culture, his family, and past mentors, but Borders is an original who has a strong influence on all students and faculty who work with him.


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