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AU recognizes alumni with awards

Fri, 2008-10-17 12:58 -- univcomm
October 17, 2008

Anderson University launched a weekend of homecoming events with a special convocation Thursday that included honors for some distinguished alumni.

Ben Davis, director of alumni relations, and Paul Mumaw, president of the school’s alumni council, presented the annual awards to four alumni and a scholarship to a current student.

Campus honors six during homecoming, October 16

Thu, 2008-10-16 14:40 -- univcomm
October 16, 2008

Anderson University will honor distinguished alumni during the Homecoming chapel/convocation on Thursday, October 16, at 10 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium. Persons to be honored are Phyllis Newby (Distinguished Alumni Award); Michelle Bitler Kourouma (Distinguished Young Alumni Award); Judy Matas (Distinguished Service Award); Phil M. Fair (John H.

Peslis named Distinguished Hoosier

Mon, 2008-10-13 08:59 -- univcomm
October 13, 2008

It was a shock to Don Peslis when introducing state Sen. Tim Lanane and state Rep. Terri Austin at the Character Counts 10th anniversary block party Saturday that they really were there for him.

Peslis, who brought national character developing program Character Counts to Madison County and founded Anderson University’s Center for Character Development, had no idea that Lanane and Austin were about to present him with one of Indiana’s highest honors — the Distinguished Hoosier Award.

AU School of Education receives accreditation visit

Tue, 2008-10-07 09:22 -- univcomm
October 7, 2008

Anderson University will host a visit for continuing accreditation October 4-8, 2008. Teacher Education Programs across the nation that are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and are required to host an on-site review every five to seven years. The visit will also bring representatives form the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) on campus as both groups review the teacher preparation programs for continuing accreditation.

Sandi and Friends: A Benefit Celebrating Character

Sun, 2008-10-05 15:14 -- univcomm
October 5, 2008

Gospel music legend Sandi Patty and special guest Patrick Henry Hughes, recently featured on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” will perform with other artists during “Sandi and Friends: A Benefit Celebrating Character” on Sunday, October 19 at 7 p.m. in Reardon Auditorium. Also featured during concert will be comedian Anita Renfroe of the YouTube phenomenon “Mom Sense,” renowned Christian recording artist Nicole C.

Homecoming Weekend: U R AU. October 17-18

Thu, 2008-10-02 10:02 -- univcomm
October 2, 2008

Anderson University welcomes alumni, family and friends back this weekend for fun and fellowship during Homecoming 2008, titled “U R AU” October 17-18. Along with the annual homecoming football game and introduction of the homecoming king, queen and court, there will also be opportunities to enjoy the RavenFest, class and academic reunions, and a theatrical production entitled “Seussical.”

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