This week AU is hosting Brian McLaren, author and pastor, at chapel sessions and evening services for Spiritual Emphasis Week.His book, A Generous Orthodoxy , is a personal confession and has been called a "manifesto" of the emerging church conversation.
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.
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.
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.
This year isn’t politics as usual at Anderson University.
Two student groups are working around campus to win support for the two major candidates. Members of both clubs reported heavy interest in the McCain vs. Obama showdown, judgment day for which is about three weeks away.
Anderson University opens its newest theatrical season this weekend with a children’s show that should appeal to older generations as well.
After all, with source material as fun and timeless as the Dr. Seuss books, it would take a true Grinch to watch “Seussical” and not crack a smile.
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.
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.
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.”