The Anderson University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will present the annual "Candles and Carols" Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Reardon Auditorium on the campus of Anderson University. The annual “Candles and Carols” Christmas program revives many memories for those who attend each year.
John Aukerman is a no-nonsense businessman.
“We have to play by the rules,” he said.
Aukerman is the founder and chief executive officer of Quality Moving Service, a nonprofit moving company that is registered with the state, has insurance and its workers pay withholding and Social Security taxes. [Editor's note: John Aukerman is a professor of Christian education in the Anderson University School of Theology.]
In light of challenges facing all of higher education, the Anderson University Board of Trustees recently affirmed an initial strategy to ensure the financial strength of the university and the quality of its academic programs. Adjustments to education delivery and administrative operations are being implemented to solidify Anderson University’s position of financial strength, enhance and align its guiding mission, and continue the delivery of an excellent education to students studying for a life of faith to the church and society.
The Department of Art+Design at Anderson University is proud to announce the opening of War of One, an exhibition of works by graduating senior Brian McGrady. War of One runs November 16 through December 19 in the Wilson Galleries at Anderson University. The opening reception will be held Saturday, November 16 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Anderson University is a special place to thousands of people.
The beauty of the campus, particularly the Valley area, has swayed many a high school student trying to choose between small Christian schools to attend AU. Expanded academic offerings, new facilities, and church and family connections can also be decisive factors.
“Objects speak to us in a multitude of ways, and one of those ways is in story,” Brad McKinney shares — and he should know. As assistant professor of art at Anderson University, he teaches a class — Making Meaning and the Design of Everyday Things — devoted to the subject of objects and their role in our lives.
Gospel music legend Gloria Gaither had a much different plan for her life when she first got to Anderson University years ago.
"I wanted to be a missionary to Africa," she told AU's student body during a chapel service Tuesday, when she received the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance's outstanding music alumni award.
But more importantly, she said, she wanted to follow God's direction, which led her to gospel music instead of Africa.