“When I was young I would always get in trouble for taking apart my toys to see how they worked,” reminisced Brian Terrell, 2009 AU alumni and WMDH production director. “That later evolved into writing computer programs and working on audio equipment.”
It’s the sound of thousands of feet hitting the pavement, over and over again. It’s the sound of the heart pounding against your chest and the sweat dripping down your face. The signs mock you as they fly past with promises of an end in sight: mile 21, mile 22, mile 23. Then a feeling of effortlessness settles over you and it seems you could do this forever. Running a marathon is not for the faint at heart, and yet those emotions and experiences are something Fred Miller lives for. Dr.
Traveling over 600 miles away from their home of Nowata, Okl., Anderson University alums Susie (Hendrickson) Peters and Debbie (Hendrickson) Finn found themselves at a familiar place. Their father Kendall Hendrickson graduated in 1967 while their mother Donna (Vaught) Hendrickson attended AU for two years. Finn remembers how excited she was to graduate high school and go to the same college as her sister, Susie, and brothers Andy ('88) and Jon ('92).
With the Indianapolis Colts Training Camp starting today at Anderson University, Mayor for the City of Anderson Kris Ockomon and AU President James L. Edwards unveiled a new road on campus. Miracle Avenue located between Dunn and Rice Hall is being temporarily renamed Colts Way until the end of camp on August 18.
They both had been down this road before. It was all familiar, yet it was still incomplete. Supporting each other, they decided to embark together on the rigorous journey of lectures, papers and exams. Now, two years later, they have earned their degrees, finishing what they began together.
Imagine having the opportunity to earn an internship at a place where the typical employee worked for years to end up there. For 2010 Anderson University grad Stacy Wood, this was more than imagination as she was accepted as an intern for The Saturday Evening Post during the summer of 2009.
The Indianapolis Colts will once again host the popular Colts City during the 2010 Training Camp at Anderson University. Colts City is an interactive fan area for kids and adults of all ages. Colts City activities and Training Camp practices are free and open to the public. A parking fee is administered by Anderson University.
Cheryl Shank is celebrating her 22 years of working as the director of conference and performance events for Anderson University. Her work may be behind the scenes but it should definitely not go unnoticed. Shank has transformed Reardon Auditorium from a place to hold Chapel two times a week, into a high demand and legitimate venue.
By Deborah Shouse for the Kansas City Star
Sharon Burchett wasn’t thrilled with the guy her cousin wanted her to meet. But when they went on a double date, Dick Lawrenz, a 22-year-old seminary student at Anderson University in Anderson, Ind., found 20-year-old Sharon feisty, attractive, and interesting.
“She appeared to be the type of girl I wanted to date,” Dick says.