From Tempe to Indianapolis, Anderson University alum Zach Jones has been pursuing his career in athletic training. For the past two years he has been living out his dream as an athletic trainer for various sports teams. Now, Jones is back at AU to help out in the athletic department and pass on some of the knowledge he has learned in the field.
When most people think of tea, they think of old ladies, tea parties or England. As for senior Falls School of Business student Chris Bourgea, creating his own tea franchise comes to his mind, with a passion to break the Americanized perception of tea. After conducting a lot of research he started his own tea company called BourgeaTEA.
The way the nurse’s gown swayed as she walked into her hospital room mesmerized the little girl. What must it be like to be a nurse every day? This question stuck with the little girl all her life, and in March 1999, she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in nursing. However, this would not be the end of her journey. Seven years later, she would find herself 8,000 miles from home at Anderson University, achieving her life-long dream of higher education.
Anderson University recently partnered with nonprofit consulting firms, Achieve and Johnson Grossnickle Associates (JGA), to better understand giving habits and engagement preferences of young alumni within the Millennial Generation (ages 20-40). For more information, visit: http://www.millennialdonors.com/.
Watch your mailbox and the Anderson University website for the spring issue of Signatures.
In this issue, you will learn about some exciting new majors on campus from the School of Music to the School of Nursing. You will also see how students and alumni have come together to help with the crisis in Haiti since the earthquake.
The Anderson University Alumni Association recently signed a contract through GradMed, the nation's leading alumni insurance partner for short-term medical insurance, to provide healthcare to the 2010 graduating class. The new health care option is being marketed mainly to 2010 graduates, but it is available to all recent graduates.
On Friday, May 21, thirteen participants from Anderson University biked to work during the National Bike to Work Day. AU participated in a local community challenge and had the most registered employees to win this year's traveling trophy.
Anna Haveman has traveled to more places than most people dream of. Guatemala, Hong Kong and Atlanta are just three of the places she has visited. In May, India was added to the list. But, how can a 21-year-old college student afford to go on all these incredible trips? The answer is simple: Anderson University’s Tri-S program.