“Paul: A Musical Journey” will be featured on the Reardon Auditorium stage, Saturday, November 10, at 3 p.m. on the campus of Anderson University. The musical, written by Anderson University alum, Charles Myricks, Jr., (BA ’82) is the life changing story of the Apostle Paul. The show has garnered rave reviews and received standing ovations at every performance since it opened in Akron, Ohio, in January, 2005.
Anderson University and Tweener Ministries are partnering to sponsor a graphic design contest for teen artists that will support a new chapter book authored by a teen writer. AU will award a $44,000 scholarship ($11,000 each year for four years) to the winning graphic artist. Baker Trittin Press will publish the winning cover art on the published book. The graphic design contest is open to students enrolled in grades 9-12, including homeschoolers.
Anderson University welcomes Harvey Carey to the campus for Spiritual Emphasis Week (SEW), October 23-25. Harvey Carey is the founder and Lead Pastor of the Citadel of Faith Covenant Church in Detroit, Michigan. The Anderson University office of Spiritual Life and Counseling Services sponsors SEW once each year to offer students and the community an opportunity for worship and study with an off-campus speaker.
The Center for Character Development (CCD) at Anderson University, the City of Anderson and Anderson Community Schools will celebrate National Character Counts! Week with community events and school programs between October 14-21, 2007. Under the theme “Celebrating the Character of Madison County,” the week’s festivities will focus on the people, places and images that make Anderson and Madison County such a unique and special place.
Three new brick colonial buildings became available to seminary students this academic year, completing the group of apartments located on Walnut Street between Sixth and Seventh streets. The first phase of the village was dedicated in August 2006.
Anderson University students past, present and probably future gathered along University Boulevard Saturday for the Ravenfest street fair.
Held as part of AU’s Homecoming weekend, the fair included students selling everything from cookies to dates with college-aged men to raise money for their various campus organizations.
Former Raven athletes Robert Adcock, Miriam (Garner) England, Frank Runion and James Wehsollek were inducted into the Anderson University Athletic Hall of Fame as the Class of 2007 on Saturday night at the Kardatzke Wellness Center.
Robert Adcock, a Norwalk, Conn. Native, was a four-year starter on both the baseball and football teams at Anderson, including starting both ways on the football team. In baseball, he was a three-time team MVP (1961-63) and a two-time All-Conference (1962-63) selection. In football, he was All-Conference after the 1962 season.
Anderson University will honor distinguished alumni during the Homecoming chapel/convocation on Thursday, October 11, at 10 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium. Persons to be honored are David L. Coolidge (Distinguished Alumni Award); Ken & Mendy Nehrbass (Distinguished Young Alumni Award); H.L. Baker (Distinguished Service Award); Loren & Elouise Sutton (John H.
Jon McLaughlin has had quite a year. Certainly one for the ole scrapbook.
The highlights? There’s his music being used in the movies "Georgia Rules" and "Bridge to Terabithia," as well as making his own silver-screen debut later this fall in Disney’s "Enchanted." That comes after McLaughlin appeared in an episode of the daytime soap "The Bold & The Beautiful" in August.
Dr. Robert A. Nicholson, president emeritus of Anderson University and Dr. Michael Collette, vice-president for Enrollment Management and Information Systems, helped found the School of Adult Learning (SOAL) in 1987 with the hope that it would support and serve the local community of Anderson and Madison County. "It started out of a commitment to our mission, our community and this area," said Collette.
Twenty years later SOAL still serves that purpose.