Haley McCracken looked at the seat she had been sitting in just one year before -- before she graduated from Anderson University, before her mother passed away and before she even thought of going to Israel with the Jeeninga Fellowship of Archeology. A year ago she sat in the seat in front of her, listening to Shannon New-Spangler share about her experience in Israel. Little did McCracken know then about the trials and triumphs the year held for her.
A longtime Anderson couple was honored Saturday at the annual Anderson University dinner for individual community efforts, according to Karen Roller, Executive Director of Development at Anderson University.
Anderson University President James Edwards selected Glenn and Berny Falls for the 2009 William P. Riethmiller Community Partnership Award. The award is given each year to people in Anderson who have shown a dedication to Anderson’s community, Roller said.
The 4x4 pickup truck was coming around the curve just a little too fast, and the driver lost control. The truck rolled and slid 30 yards across the tarmac. Amazingly, the passengers left the scene without a scratch. “I knew the hand of God was in that,” says Anderson University student Oscar Ndao, reflecting on the accident that could have taken his life three years ago.
Community Hospital Anderson recently announced that it is partnering with the Anderson University School of Nursing to enhance medication training and practices. Community Hospital Anderson, along with the Community Hospital Anderson Foundation, will provide the AU School of Nursing with the Pyxis® MedStation® System. The Pyxis® MedStation® System represents the very latest in automated medication management.
Imagine performing in a theatrical monologue. Imagine writing, directing, and choreographing this spectacle. Then, imagine that your character is a famous literary figure whose works have been heavily-studied for over a century. Finally, imagine performing it so well that you are asked to speak in a public program marking the 150th anniversary of Henry David Thoreau’s defense speeches of John Brown.
Cindy Peck, associate professor of accounting at the Falls School of Business, received the 2009 Outstanding Educator of the Year at the Indiana CPA Society awards October 16 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis.
Anderson University’s School of Education is in the third year of a successful internship program that offers student teachers an added semester to experience working more closely with students, parents and administrators.
While most students are preparing for the next day’s classes or getting in bed, Anderson University sophomore Callie Zelibor is helping conduct a two-hour dance rehearsal for the 2009 Fall into Dance program.
Today, Ty Pennington and his team travel to Miami County, Ind., to meet the Cowan-Brown family. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will rebuild the home of Andy and Heather Cowan, factory workers who struggle to support their four children Ryan, 16, Trevor, 13, Mason, 8, and daughter Kori, 12, who is battling a congenital blood disease.