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Traveling music groups, Dativus all celebrating with reunions

Thu, 2006-08-31 07:14 -- univcomm
August 31, 2006

Homecoming 2006 will be filled with the usual exciting activities, from RavenFest4 to the football game. But two special events are being planned this year for music lovers and for Dativus alumni. A second Celebration of Song is scheduled for Saturday morning at 10 in Park Place Church of God. And throughout the weekend, Dativus alumni will be celebrating the club’s 35th anniversary through service and fellowship.

Reunion Concert

AU helps new students move in

Fri, 2006-08-25 07:04 -- univcomm
August 25, 2006

At the entrance between Rice and Dunn Halls at Anderson University a move-in team was loading and unloading dorm items at lightning speed Thursday morning. As parents drove up to drop off their newly registered freshmen, a tornado of helpers all wearing dark green T-shirts immediately swarmed each car. Pulling everything from computers to pillows and sheets to skateboards, cars were unpacked in a matter of minutes. “This is fantastic,” said Dawn Huguenard who was moving her daughter Charissa into the dorms. “I can’t believe they did this so fast.

AU named top school by U.S. News

Mon, 2006-08-21 06:46 -- univcomm
August 21, 2006

US News and World Reporthas again ranked Anderson University among the best universities in the Midwest offering master’s level degree programs. Institutions in this category offer a full range of both undergraduate and master’s level degree programs. The magazine’s 2007 guide to “America’s Best Colleges” marks the third consecutive year that Anderson University has been listed among the best in its class. To rank schools, US News first organizes colleges and universities by category, and then ranks them within each group.

Campus dedicates York Seminary Village

Wed, 2006-08-16 16:28 -- univcomm
August 16, 2006

Anderson University dedicated the first phase of York Seminary Village south of Decker Hall on Wednesday, August 16. The dedication was conducted at the site of Phase I, consisting of 4 buildings, located on the west side of Walnut Street, between 6th and 7th Streets, in Anderson. York Seminary Village is made possible through the generous support of Dr. James and Elizabeth York. The project will provide apartment units for students studying through the Anderson University School of Theology and their families (photo--l to r: President Edwards, Dr.

AU unveils new public Web site

Thu, 2006-08-10 10:37 -- univcomm
August 10, 2006

With more than 18 months of planning, developing, surveys, revision, and production, Anderson University announced the launch of a redesign to the public Web site (www.anderson.edu ) effective Aug. 14. Chris Williams, director of University Communications, and Julie Tuttle, webmaster, had the challenge of creating a site that not only had to mirror the times of today’s technology, but also to look four to five years into the future.

AU to construct Education Center

Thu, 2006-08-03 15:40 -- univcomm
August 3, 2006

The Anderson University Board of Trustees recently approved the construction of a new Education Center that will be connected to the southwest end of the 40,000 square-foot Flagship Enterprise Center located at I-69 and Pendleton Avenue (exit 22) in Anderson. Projected to be completed in the summer of 2007, the 53,000 square-foot Education Center will provide space to support education initiatives of Anderson University and Purdue University.

Brownlee earns prestigious singing award

Fri, 2006-06-30 09:29 -- univcomm
June 30, 2006

Lawrence Brownlee, a graduate of Anderson University has won a 30-thousand-dollar award for singing. Brownlee makes his Metropolitan Opera debut next year. He's the winner of this year's Richard Tucker Award, named in honor of the great American tenor. Brownlee received a bachelor of arts degree from Anderson University and a master of music degree from Indiana University. He began singing professionally more than four years ago and has sung at La Scala; the Vienna State Opera; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; and the Teatro Real in Madrid, Spain.

Journal business is a mission at heart

Fri, 2006-06-30 09:08 -- univcomm
June 30, 2006

Not all Anderson University students can wait until graduation to change the world. That’s exactly how Bound for Freedom, a student-owned business began. Audrey Mattingly explains that the project started with a conversation with six friends. "As we were talking with each other and dreaming together of how we could impact our world, … of our hearts for social injustice, and of our desire to see people set free and truth spread, we realized that our hearts were drumming complementary beats," she explains.

AU students serve the poor overseas

Fri, 2006-06-30 08:48 -- univcomm
June 30, 2006

Taking typhoid pills and tetanus shots, a few AU students traveled to Third World countries through the nonprofit organization Word Made Flesh (WMF), which enables people to serve the poorest of the poor in Third World countries through building relationships.Browsing online one day, Megan Barnett, a studio art major, had the idea to travel to Sri Lanka with WMF. With support from her friends and family, she raised $3,400 to go on the trip. "I got $300 in the mail from my little sister and other people who just don’t have the money to give," she says.

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