Anderson University sponsors OrangeHaus Music Business Camp

Wed, 2008-04-09 11:20 -- univcomm
April 9, 2008

Anderson University will sponsor the OrangeHaus Music Business Camp, July 15-19. The camp will allow students to have one-on-one interactions with some of the best talent in the Christian music business industry. The OrangeHaus Music Business Camp is designed for high school students, ages 14-18. The experience will help students discover what it takes to be a working professional in the field of music business.

AU prepares for commencement, May 10

Wed, 2008-04-09 11:03 -- univcomm
April 9, 2008

Anderson University recently announced that James T. Morris, Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and President for Pacers Sports and Entertainment and former Executive Director for the United Nations World Food Programme, will address the graduating class of 2008 during commencement exercises, May 10. The 3 p.m. EDT program will be conducted in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Speaking during Anderson University’s baccalaureate service will be Rev. Kimberly Majeski, campus pastor at Anderson University.

Author Elizabeth Royte visits campus, April 17

Tue, 2008-04-08 13:49 -- univcomm
April 8, 2008

Acclaimed author Elizabeth Royte will speak at chapel sponsored by the Peace and Conflict Transformation (PACT) Program on April 17 in Reardon Auditorium. Immediately after chapel, she will host a book signing for her book, Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash, in the bookstore. A lunchtime question-and-answer conversation will be held in the Kane Dining Room from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.

AU welcomes national Kennedy biographer to host forum

Thu, 2008-04-03 09:31 -- univcomm
April 3, 2008

Anderson University hosted Mr. Thurston Clarke, nationally-known scholar and Robert F. Kennedy biographer, during a free public session at 4 p.m, Thursday, April 3 in Reardon Auditorium lobby.

Clarke's session focused on the topic of political communication. Against the historical backdrop of RFK's funeral train, Clark spoke on the significance of the 1968 election, RFK's decision to run for president and the early days of his campaign. Clark finished by responding to questions from those in attendance.

AU Alumni, Bill and Gloria Gaither to receive 2008 Sachem Award

Wed, 2008-04-02 08:33 -- univcomm
April 2, 2008

Governor Mitch Daniels will honor alumni and gospel music singing and songwriting pioneers Bill and Gloria Gaither with the 2008 Sachem, the state’s highest honor, at a ceremony this week.

“With all the success they have achieved, the Gaithers still live with us: in the house in which they raised their children, in the way in which they raised those children, in the way in which they and their music have spoken to us and to the better angels of our nature now for fifty plus years,” said Daniels.

AU hosts "Unity & Diversity" forum on topic of immigration

Tue, 2008-04-01 10:25 -- univcomm
April 1, 2008

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages is hosting a forum entitled "Unity & Diversity: Immigration in the 21st Century" in Hartung 101 on April 8 and 15.

The forum on April 8 will include a showing of the film Dying to Live at 5:30 p.m. The following Tuesday, on April 15 at 7:30, the forum will host a panel of three experts in Indiana immigration: Angela D. Adams, Dr. John Clark and Father Daniel Groody.

Both events are free, and open to the public.

AU mourns passing of Dr. Gilbert Stafford

Sun, 2008-03-30 08:06 -- univcomm
March 30, 2008

Anderson University mourns the recent passing of Dr. Gilbert Stafford, professor emeritus of Theology and former director of the Doctor of Ministry program within the School of Theology. Dr. Stafford passed away on Sunday, March 30, following an extended struggle with cancer. He retired at the end of the 2006-07 academic year after 31 years of service.

Zapolski resigns as AU Athletic Director

Sat, 2008-03-29 11:02 -- univcomm
March 29, 2008

Anderson University announces the resignation of Michael Zapolski, Athletic Director for Anderson University. Zapolski recently accepted a position as Athletic Director of Augustana College located in Rock Island, Ill. He came to Anderson University during the 2003-04 school year replacing Barrett Bates, longtime coach and Athletic Director.