Anderson, Indiana


15th annual nursing pinning ceremony set for May 7

Thu, 2010-05-06 10:50 -- univcomm
May 6, 2010

Veritas, utilitas and fidelitas are the Latin words that surround the Bible symbol on Anderson University’s School of Nursing pin. The words stand for truth, service and faith; all of which the faculty of AU believes is the basis of what nursing students should build their foundation on when beginning their career as a registered nurse.

Studying abroad: How one AU student helped himself and Nicaragua

Mon, 2010-04-26 07:15 -- univcomm
April 26, 2010

“Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the western hemisphere,” said Caleb Fietcher, “right behind Haiti.”

Fiechter, a senior at Anderson University, recently returned to Indiana after studying abroad six months in impoverished Nicaragua, located in Central America. Average temperatures of 95 degrees during the cooler, rainy season became normal for this Bluffton, Ind., native.

Drayer receives Smith Scholarship

Fri, 2010-04-23 14:17 -- univcomm
April 23, 2010

Suzanne Drayer, a senior at Anderson University majoring in Christian Ministries, from Uniondale, Ind. was recently selected as the 2010 recipient of the Rev. Billie Roy and Pearl Toon Smith Endowed Christian Education Scholarship Award. The $5,700 scholarship was presented to Drayer today, April 23, by the Religious Studies Department during a special luncheon in the Olt Student Center.

Falls School of Business To Offer Entrepreneurship Camp

Fri, 2010-04-23 10:31 -- univcomm
April 23, 2010

The Falls School of Business in conjunction with Anderson University is offering its second annual Entrepreneurship Business Camp this summer for high school juniors and seniors. Students and professors from Anderson University will engage high school students with hands-on entrepreneurship projects while giving the attendees the opportunity to win money with their ideas.

AU students help Operation Foundation to clean up Anderson

Thu, 2010-04-22 09:15 -- univcomm
April 22, 2010

Although her hometown is more than two hours north in Ligonier, Anderson University student Alyssa Schermerhorn thinks of Anderson as home too.

The college junior has spent much of the last three years in Anderson, so she decided last year to give back to the city by forming Operation Foundation, an organization aimed at cleaning up Anderson neighborhoods. Headquartered this year at the Geater Center, Operation Foundation is in the midst of its second annual week of service.

Hopewell residents get a helping hand from AU social work students

Mon, 2010-04-19 07:15 -- univcomm
April 19, 2010

Growing up most children are taught to do as many activities as possible by themselves. Feeding, brushing their teeth and interacting with others are all abilities taught at a young age, to mature and develop as a child gets older. However, there are many people who do not possess these simple skills due to developmental disabilities.

Anderson University art students open exhibit

Mon, 2010-04-12 10:38 -- univcomm
April 12, 2010

It's an interesting title for the annual exhibition and thesis readings for Anderson University’s art and design students: “(id)entity.”

According to exhibit information, the word “identity” is thus split into two: “id,” the part of the personality dealing with basic drives, and “entity,” that which we are. When the two combine into art, they form an “identity.”