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 ( ) 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.

Three School of Theology alumni honored

Thu, 2006-06-29 14:03 -- univcomm
June 29, 2006

The Anderson School of Theology recently honored three persons during the recent North American Convention (NAC) of the Church of God in Anderson. Honored were Susan Hardman, teacher in Central Asia; Rev. Edward Bowman, senior pastor of the Southridge Church of God in South Charleston, West Virginia; and Dr. Theodore Stoneberg, professor emeritus of Pastoral Care. Susan Hardman received the Distinguished Alumna Award, Rev. Bowman received the Distinguished Ministries Award and Dr. Stonberg accepted the Distinguished Service Award.

Anderson University expands campus

Tue, 2006-06-27 11:02 -- univcomm
June 27, 2006

The Ministries Council of the Church of God and the Anderson University Board of Trustees recently announced the sale of 37.7 acres of property from Church of God Ministries to Anderson University. It is anticipated that the sale of property, located east of the university campus, will occur in the fall of 2006 and will be funded by private donations to the university for this purpose. The sale of approximately $4.2 million includes the appraised value of land and other considerations.

Evangelist honored during AU Heritage dinner

Tue, 2006-06-27 08:54 -- univcomm
June 27, 2006

When asked about their father’s message in his life and work, the three Sterner sisters answered almost in unison. “Love,” they said. The Anderson University Heritage Award honored the evangelical author, broadcaster and missionary Rev. Dr. R. Eugene Sterner Sunday. Though failing health prevented the 94-year-old Sterner from attending the ceremony, his three daughters talked about his life.


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