The Career Development Center at Anderson University recently released the results of a placement report representing the Class of 2012. Findings from the survey indicate that 85 percent of respondents reported being employed full-time or part-time in a field related to their majors. Ten percent of 2012 AU graduates reported they were continuing their studies. The overall placement rate (employment plus graduate school) for the Class of 2012 was 95 percent with 70 percent remaining in Indiana.
Difficult. Intense. Rewarding. These are a few of the words used by students to describe the nursing program at Anderson University. This summer, Anderson University junior nursing major Emily Readle is experiencing the rewards of her hard work through an internship at Mayo Clinic, one of the top hospitals in the nation. As a referral institution, Mayo Clinic introduces students to innovative research and the latest nursing techniques.
“Returning students need to be prepared to reunite with their friends and welcome in the new class as we begin a new tradition of AU welcome weekend,” said Abby Knowles, assistant dean of students and director of student success.
Anderson University is one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review. AU is one of 155 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best in the Midwest" section of its website feature, "2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region," posted August 5 on PrincetonReview.com.
As she completed her senior year at Anderson University, 2013 graduate Claire Brown was recognized with a "Student of the Year" Jefferson Award for Public Service for her work with Kids Against Hunger, an international food charity. Brown, a Bible and religion major and Christian ministries minor, interned with the organization during the past year.
The Falls School of Business at Anderson University has announced it will provide new iPads to more than 300 MBA students this year. The MBA iPad Launch Project will equip all active students in the MBA program with iPads as part of their enrollment. The initiative is driven by the program’s objectives of preparing students with skills that are relevant and in-demand, as well as providing faculty access to the latest, most innovative teaching tools.
The Falls School of Business MBA program at Anderson University is on the move. The program recently announced it will relocate its Lawrence-area learning site to a newly renovated education facility. The new site is located at 6501 Sunnyside Road in Indianapolis. The facility also houses the administrative headquarters for the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township.
Stephon Blackwell, who has served in two executive roles with Mayor Kevin Smith’s administration over the past year, is now back to one.
Effective today, Blackwell will be Anderson’s Parks and Recreation Department superintendent, a role he has performed on an interim basis for the past year following former Superintendent Doug Zook’s move to the Department of Economic Development. Zook has since resigned his position.
The pyramids of Egypt. Italy’s Villa Rotunda. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Anderson’s own Victorian style Gruenewald House.
Anderson author Shirley Montgomery takes a colorful and interesting look at architecture through history, then delivers her readers to the doorstep of an entirely new and unprecedented era in architecture in her newly published book, Architecture of the Early Twenty-First Century: A Global Need for Sustainability.
While many college students packed their bags for a spring break with beaches and warm weather, on March 16 a group from Anderson University set off for the Spencer Perkins Center for Reconciliation and Community Development, located in Jackson, Miss.