The Anderson University Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) chapter recently discovered a whole new way to teach students about trading and operating in a free market—chickens. SIFE’s Global Chicken Challenge, conducted on the AU campus Sept. 4, gave students a chance to experience the world of bartering and trade first-hand, in a game as unique as the name suggests.
A special event celebrating the U.S. Constitution will be conducted at Anderson University on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. in the lobby of Reardon Auditorium. During this event, the Indiana Court of Appeals will hear oral argument on a pending case, Caesars Riverboat Casino, LLC v. Genevieve M. Kephart.
Five Anderson University School of Education Juniors spent 10 days this summer teaching in Kodiak, Alaska. The students were participants in a program sponsored by AU School of Education, the Tri-S Office, and alum Marilyn Davidson, Director of Curriculum and Instruction in the Kodiak School system.
The John A. Morrison faculty award recipient, Dr. Dale Bales, was announced at the annual May luncheon before Bales retirement started while Jan Schmidt was presented the Morrison staff award at the opening session in August. The John A. Morrison award recognizes service to Anderson University as exemplified by Dr. Morrison, the University’s first president. Dr. Morrison had a vision for Christian higher education and gave his time and energy to creating the foundation of what is now Anderson University.
Faculty, staff and returning students are on hand today to unload cars and vans as new students and families arrive on campus. Across all academic units, Anderson University will welcome a total institutional population of approximately 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students when classes open on September 2.