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Illustrator David Liverett's work showcased at AU

Wed, 2007-06-20 09:19 -- univcomm
June 20, 2007

Campmeeting crowds and others visiting Anderson University next week have a chance to see 322 original illustrations by local artist David Liverett [BA 1968]. Liverett’s show, “Pointillism: A David Liverett Anthology,” will debut at AU’s Wilson Gallery this Sunday and remain open throughout the week. The show recognizes the Anderson-based pen-and-ink illustrator, graphic artist and author of a number of inspirational books for his career in illustrating.

From math to ministry: SOT alum serves families in Arizona

Tue, 2007-06-19 10:20 -- univcomm
June 19, 2007

Allan Fuller is more than a decade beyond his graduation from the University of Alberta, where he majored in mathematics and minored in physics, but he still describes himself as a geek [Editor’s note: Fuller graduated from the Anderson University School of Theology in 1997 with a Master of Divinity]. His 1300 parishioners at Mountain Park Community Church, 2804 E. Pecos Road, simply refer to him as their pastor.

Three alumni to be honored during awards luncheon

Wed, 2007-06-13 15:43 -- univcomm
June 13, 2007

Flame.gifAnderson University will host the 2nd annual African American Alumni Reunion and Awards Luncheon on Saturday, June 23, at 11:30 a.m. in the Olt Student Center, Schield Dining Room.  At the luncheon, conducted during the North American Convention of the Church of God, three outstanding alumni of Anderson University will be honored. Persons being honored include Dr. Ronald J. Fowler, Senior Pastor of Arlington Church of God in Akron, Ohio; Dr.

Canfield set to minister in Atlanta

Fri, 2007-06-08 10:24 -- univcomm
June 8, 2007

Katrina Canfield [BA, 2001] isn’t fearless, but she’s not scared either. The Anderson resident believes so strongly in helping others that she’s decided to spend a year witnessing to people in the inner city of Atlanta, America’s 17th most dangerous city, according to the 2006 report by the Morgan Quitno Press, a company that rates city safety [Editor's note: Katrina most recently served Anderson University as resident director of Rice Hall].

Dirck releases new book on Lincoln

Thu, 2007-05-24 09:02 -- univcomm
May 24, 2007

Dr. Brian Dirck, assistant professor of History at Anderson University, has released Lincoln the Lawyer, a new book focusing on the law career of the 16th President of the United States. Published by the University of Illinois Press, the book examines what the law did to and for Abraham Lincoln, and its important impact on his future presidency.

Bound 4 Freedom fighting oppression of women worldwide

Mon, 2007-05-21 10:07 -- univcomm
May 21, 2007

It’s women, working with women for women. And they are bound to make a difference. By making and selling hand-crafted journals, six young ladies, all former or current students at Anderson University, have come together to help fight women’s oppression all over the world. Megan Barnett, Audrey Mattingly, Jaime Nigh, Melissa Oesch, Melissa Ann Taylor and Rachel “Ray” White have all taken part in beginning Bound 4 Freedom, a non-profit organization, right here in Anderson.

The whole thing began when Barnett, 22, was making journals and giving them away.

CCD honors youth of character

Mon, 2007-05-21 09:27 -- univcomm
May 21, 2007

Former University of Pittsburgh head football coach Mike Gottfried sent a clear message to the parents of the youth who were honored at the Celebration of Character on Sunday evening [co-sponsored by the Center for Character Development at Anderson University]. “You should be proud,” Gottfried said. The now 17-year veteran of cable TV sports network ESPN’s football analysis staff gave the keynote address at Character Counts of Madison County’s annual banquet at Reardon Auditorium.

AU reaches $72 million mark in campaign

Mon, 2007-05-14 10:53 -- univcomm
May 14, 2007

Anderson University recently announced to the Board of Trustees that the institution has reached the $72 million mark toward the $110 million goal of the “Dreams, Discovery, Direction,” campaign. The public phase of the “Dreams, Discovery, Direction,” campaign for Anderson University was officially launched on October 5, 2006, and is the university’s largest fundraising effort to date.

Sanders exhorts AU graduates to keeping their faith

Mon, 2007-05-07 10:20 -- univcomm
May 7, 2007

Asking the hundreds of Anderson University’s new graduates to become “prophetic citizens,” commencement speaker Cheryl J. Sanders told them Saturday to retain their Christian values while forging their new careers and building their post-collegiate lives. “Prophetic citizens are not gullible; they are not easily deceived,” said Sanders, senior pastor of the Third Street Church of God in Washington, D.C., since 1997. “Prophetic citizens don’t suspend their outrage when people in high places do the wrong thing. “They see hospitality as a virtue, not a burden.”

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