Four Anderson University students were nominated for the prestigious Irene Ryan Scholarship Regional Competition based on their outstanding performances in plays on campus: Lisa Ermel, Meaghan Sands, Adam Tran and Jessie Wallace. In addition, for the first time in AU history, Ermel and performance partner Leah Brenner DeWalt, advanced from the preliminary round to the semi-final round in the Region III Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) competition for the scholarship.
After enrolling in Anderson University’s School of Theology (SOT) in 2008, Scott and Amity Rees discovered a passion for urban ministry that led them to The Christian Center, a non-profit organization with goals to help the hungry, hurting and homeless in Anderson. They now dedicate most of their time to interacting with and learning from the homeless people they work with.
Overweight and unable to run and play with her daughter, Melissa Meador was not motivated to lose the weight that kept her from connecting with her daughter and being able to look at herself in photographs. That was Meador’s life up until she made the decision to start a new chapter in her life by coming back to school at Anderson University at the School of Adult Learning.
Anderson native John Pistole was sworn in Thursday as the director of the Transportation Security Administration.
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano swore in Pistole amid commuters at New York Penn Station.
After graduating from high school some students will look for jobs, some will take time off from school, and some will go on to pursue college degrees. For three Anderson University students, the road to college took a less typical path: through military service.
Nick Pease, Teresa Collins, and Aaron Farnsworth each felt called to serve in the military. Although their stories are different, they have a common theme: the desire to earn a college degree.
Seven Years, Two Tours, and a Degree