AU senior Andrew J. Spracklen from Pekin, Ill. was recently awarded the Stevenson Outstanding Student Award for their academic achievement. As an outstanding student, Spracklen was selected for the $5,000 award by Dr. Blake Janutolo, Dean of the College of Science and Humanities, and the biology faculty. The Stevenson Award is made possible through a gift by Dr. Jerry and Patricia Stevenson.
Alyssa Schermerhorn saw the good work done in Ligonier when residents got together to clean up neighborhoods in her hometown.
She brought the idea back to Anderson University, where students will launch the week-long “Operation Foundation: Project Anderson” beginning Monday.
To increase campus safety and create a pedestrian-friendly roadway for students at Anderson University, the university will begin a $2 million remodel project on Fifth Street this coming summer. The project, undertaken in cooperation with the City of Anderson, will both widen and add a safety median on Fifth Street upon completion.
Anderson, Ind. --- The Mack and Irene Caldwell Peacemaking Fund at Anderson University recently reached its goal of $1 million. The endowment, which funds the Peace and Conflict Transformation (PACT) Program, is unique in that it is the only million-dollar AU endowment to be funded by over 500 private givers.
Junior Nicholas Zehner received a national award from The National Council of Alpha Chi. The $1,500 Nolle Scholarship won by Zehner was based on a presentation in philosophy he presented through region five of the national honor society. [Zehner pictured on right.]
AU School of Theology recently received a $5,000 grant for scholarship support from the Chatlos Foundation. The scholarship was created to help pastors from small churches attend online seminary courses.
About 70% of all Church of God congregations have fewer than 100 regular attenders. As a result many pastors have difficulty financing seminary education. Many pastors are bi-vocational or retired minsters who continue serving in retirement.
Sarah Blake’s journey into ministry started the day she was born.
Three months premature and not breathing at birth, Blake wasn’t supposed to make it. Now that she’s a senior at Anderson University, she takes the miracle that she’s alive as a sign that she’s on the right path in the school’s master divinity program.
With graduation around the corner for seniors, many have concerns about today’s economy on the job market. Fortunately, Anderson University assists students with everything from selecting a major, building a resume, preparing for interviews, connecting with alumni, job fairs, and on-campus recruiting through the Career Development Center.
With the launch of the Alumni Mentor Program (AMP) initiative, Director of Alumni Relations, Ben Davis, and the AU Alumni Association hosted chapel on Thursday, April 9, to encourage interaction between students and alumni and invite students into their "extended family" at AU.