As Anderson Community Schools student Matt Killian fashioned a peace sign out of black and orange construction paper on a cardboard circle Thursday, his smile gave away his feelings about the day’s events.
Killian joined other ACS special education students Thursday for the 10th annual P.G. Gray Festival, an event designed to bring awareness of the arts to the students, who often don’t get to participate in the field trips their classmates do. Led by teaching artists from VSA Arts, the students spent the day learning about art, music, drama, dancing and movement.
The earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12 did more than take lives and topple buildings. It exposed weaknesses is Haiti’s infrastructure, including its media.
Two Anderson radio pros have returned from a week in Haiti, where they used their expertise to improve communication there. General Manager Don Boggs and program director Matt Rust of WQME-FM worked with Radio Lumiere, a nine-station network serving a population facing a greater need than ever before.
Dr. Doyle Lucas, director of the Doctor of Business Administration Program at the Anderson University Falls School of Business, was recently honored with the creation of an endowed scholarship bearing his name. The Dr. Doyle Lucas Endowed Scholarship Fund will celebrate the service of the professor and help business students with their academic financial burdens.
Anderson University unveiled a new design for the institutional Web site Tuesday, March 23. The new design, which may be accessed at www.anderson.edu, offers a distinctive look that improves navigation for prospective students, alumni, donors, parents, and students.
“The release of this advanced Web site is the first step in the major launch of a significant institutional brand campaign,” said Michael Collette, vice president for enrollment management and information systems.
Dr. Gregory Robertson, a new School of Theology professor at Anderson University, returned to Anderson after spending three years in Quito, Ecuador, as a missionary with his family. His wife, Linda, works as an administrative assistant for the Cultural Resource Center, and his son, Nathanael, is a freshman studying physics at AU. Robertson also has a daughter, Abigail, who is 17 years old.
Anderson University recently announced that Dr. William G. Enright, Executive Director of the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and former Senior Pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, will address the graduating class of 2010 during commencement exercises, May 8. The 3 p.m. (E.D.T.) program will be conducted in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center.