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Anderson University Grad Publishes Memoir of East Africa Trip

Thu, 2009-06-11 10:23 -- univcomm
June 11, 2009

The fact that she is a published author has not yet sunk in for Daria Barwinska, a 2009 Anderson University graduate. Yet here she is, a native of Poland, holding a book she wrote in English based on a trip she took to Kenya, a trip she never would have taken had she not discovered Anderson University while researching colleges online.

Pat Griffin retires from School of Nursing

Wed, 2009-06-03 14:09 -- univcomm
June 3, 2009

Since 1983, Pat Griffin has worked in the education field of nursing. Starting as a part time clinical instructor at AU, Griffin had previously worked in Anderson at St. John’s in critical care, at Riley Children’s Hospital, and at Community East, both in Indianapolis. After her husband Gerry was relocated to Anderson, the couple moved to the Pendleton area with Griffin first learning about Anderson University.

Anderson University Student Receives Prestigious National Fellowship

Wed, 2009-06-03 08:59 -- univcomm
June 3, 2009

Bible and Religion major Kayla N. Robinson, a senior this fall, has been selected to receive a 2009 Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship. FTE Undergraduate Fellowships recognize students who have gifts for leadership and are exploring the possibility of ministry as a vocation. As an FTE Undergraduate Fellow, Robinson will receive $2,000 for tuition, other educational expenses or a self-designed experience related to the exploration of ministry.

Anderson University to host Holocaust Workshop for Teachers

Mon, 2009-06-01 20:07 -- univcomm
June 1, 2009

Anderson University will host a Holocaust education workshop on Thursday, June 11, for Indiana high school and middle school teachers. The event is designed to provide teachers with a foundation in Holocaust content and methods that will enable them to develop and implement Holocaust units that are both historically accurate and appropriate for the middle and high school classroom.

AU alum Lou Gerig to be inducted into The Indiana Academy

Thu, 2009-05-28 11:25 -- univcomm
May 28, 2009

AU alum Lou Gerig will be inducted with six new members into The Indiana Academy at its annual dinner and symposium on Monday, June 1, 2009, in Indianapolis. This year’s honorees, the thirty-ninth group so selected, will be recognized by the Independent Colleges of Indiana for their lifetime of achievement and contributions to the cultural, scientific, literary, civic, religious, and educational development of Indiana.

From making money to making lunch

Fri, 2009-05-22 08:30 -- univcomm
May 22, 2009

Steve May, food service director & chef of Anderson dining services, can say he definitely veered off the path from stock broker to food service along his unusual career route.

mayMay originally obtained a degree in finance and marketing. He admits he didn’t get into fine dining the normal way, although crunching numbers may have helped with the business aspect of food service.

Anderson, Purdue universities partner for graduate degree program

Thu, 2009-05-21 08:15 -- univcomm
May 21, 2009

Starting this fall, Anderson and Purdue universities will jointly offer students the chance to earn two master's degrees at the same time. The degree program will allow students to earn, in a concurrent manner, a master of business administration from the Anderson University Falls School of Business and a master of science in technology from Purdue's College of Technology.

Flagship hosts first Grow Conference

Fri, 2009-05-15 11:48 -- univcomm
May 15, 2009

Businesses from a 30-mile radius sent representatives to the Flagship Enterprise Center on Thursday for the center’s first Grow Conference, which presented tools for businesses to survive during an economic drought.

The Grow Conference featured speakers, ranging from Anderson University Falls School of Business Dean Terry Truitt to Continental Inc. owner Judy Nagengast, and workshops on lean operations and quality control. Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman was the keynote speaker during lunch at the conference.

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