AU alumnus, Jon McLaughlin sings at the Oscars

Mon, 2008-02-18 08:02 -- univcomm
February 18, 2008

AU alum and Hoosier recording artist Jon McLaughlin had an audience in more than 200 countries on Feb. 24 as he sang "So Close" during the Academy Awards ceremony. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2007 were presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and were televised live by the ABC Television Network. The show was hosted by comedian Jon Stewart.

Governor Daniels speaks with students in open forum

Wed, 2008-02-13 15:42 -- univcomm
February 13, 2008

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels responded to questions in a forum attended by 300 AU students and faculty in Reardon lobby today.

Students and faculty members presented Daniels with concerns and questions relating to immigration, unemployment, property taxes, education, poverty and homelessness, health care, veteran care, child protective services and more.

Students showcase talent in comedic opera, Albert Herring

Mon, 2008-02-11 08:00 -- univcomm
February 11, 2008

February 21-24, Byrum Hall Theatre will feature Albert Herring, a hilarious 1940's opera by Benjamin Britten and set in late Victorian England.

A significant problem confronts Lady Billows, who is in process of organizing the annual May Day festival: there is no one honorable or virtuous enough for the prestigious position of May Queen.

AU students win at I-69 Collegiate Innovation Challenge

Fri, 2008-02-08 10:24 -- univcomm
February 8, 2008

Five Anderson University business students, Jonah McDonough, Peter Odren, Perry Childs, JinAyla Sexton, and Chad Schubert recently participated in the second annual I-69 Collegiate Innovation Challenge at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Indiana. They joined students from Ball State University, Huntington University, Indiana Wesleyan University, and Taylor University.

University delays Fifth Street widening for a year

Tue, 2008-02-05 09:40 -- univcomm
February 5, 2008

A planned upgrade to Fifth Street at Anderson University will have to wait another year because of unexpected delays.

The $2 million project, which will turn Fifth Street and a portion of College Avenue into a more pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare, should begin in May 2009 and be completed before students return for classes the following August, said Joe Royer, the university’s director of facilities and property management.

Peard and Douglass receive servant leader awards

Thu, 2008-01-31 12:52 -- univcomm
January 31, 2008

Anderson University juniors Sara Peard and Michael Douglass recently received the 2008 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.

Campus hosts Reggie Dabbs for Impact Your World Week

Mon, 2008-01-28 13:58 -- univcomm
January 28, 2008

Reggie Dabbs will be the featured campus guest speaker for Impact Your World Week, Feb. 5-8, at Anderson University. The AU Campus Ministries office sponsors Impact Your World Week to offer students and the community an opportunity for worship and study with an off-campus speaker.

Impact Your World Week is conducted early in Semester II and focuses on Christ’s call to us to serve in the world. Key leaders from around the world are invited to campus each year to lead this special week.

AU offers American Institute of Banking course

Fri, 2008-01-25 16:25 -- univcomm
January 25, 2008

Anderson University's Professional Development Services will offer "AIB Principles of Banking," a 10 week course of the American Institute of Banking, on Monday evenings beginning March 3 and ending May 5. This non-credit class will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Anderson University Flagship Center, conveniently located at Exit 22 on I-69.

Anderson University Hosts College Goal Sunday

Wed, 2008-01-16 16:43 -- univcomm
January 16, 2008

Anderson University will serve as a host site for College Goal Sunday, Sun., Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. in Reardon Auditorium. 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. FAFSA forms, required by educational institutions nationwide, must be received by the federal processor by March 10, 2008 for Indiana residents. Complete information can be accessed at