Five Anderson University students recently participated with four other schools in the third annual I-69 Collegiate Innovation Challenge sponsored by the Grant County Economic Growth Council. Other participants included Ball State University, Huntington University, Indiana Wesleyan University, and Taylor University. The purpose of the competition is to encourage entrepreneurship along the I-69 corridor, foster collaborative market solutions through team building, promote cross-pollination, and generate creative ideas.
The Anderson University football field was taken over by the school’s Ultimate team Sunday as the team sneaked in its first warm weather practice in months.
AU junior Chad Schubert said the team of roughly 25 members practiced in a foot of snow last week, attempting to prepare for a tournament in Cincinnati.[Photo on left: Anderson University sophomores Ryan Deeter and Amy Johnson.]
Anderson University juniors Stephanie Brown and Chad Schubert recently received the 2009 Nicholson Student Servant Leadership Award for services on campus and in the community. The awards were made possible by a grant from the Moore Foundation and Barney II Foundation as well as matching funds directed to the university by Anderson University donors.
Students in the 3-D design class recently put their conceptual studies into messy, real-life practice. Their goal? Construct a vessel that would safely transport a free-falling egg from over 30 feet to the bottom of the two-story stairwell in Decker Hall. The catch? The vessel was to be made entirely of paper without glue, staples, tape or fasteners of any kind.
—David Hynds is the Web Content Specialist for Anderson University.
Megan Chapman figures she will be graduating next year with a bonus. Not only will she be leaving Anderson University with a hard-earned degree in education, she believes that when, as a teacher, she enters an elementary classroom she will be equipped to educate students from multiple environments and with a wide range of learning needs.
At 4:00 pm on Sunday, February 1, 2009 pianist Simone Dinnerstein comes to Anderson, Indiana to play a recital at Central Christian Church (923 Jackson Street) as part of the School of Music at Anderson University’s Concert Series.
Anderson University will serve as a host site for College Goal Sunday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. in Hartung Hall, room 101 and 102. College Goal Sunday is a statewide charitable program that provides free information and assistance to Indiana families applying for college financial aid. College Goal Sunday will take place at 36 sites throughout the state of Indiana.
Anderson University will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by connecting with a city-wide celebration on Monday, January 19, and conducting a special celebration during the university’s weekly chapel-convocation in Reardon Auditorium on Tuesday, January 20. The city of Anderson official MLK Jr. Celebration will be Monday, January 26 at noon at the Paramount Theatre.