New students to Anderson University on Saturday set a new height to a yearly community project between the university and the city of Anderson, revamping a rundown football field at South Side Middle School.
Anderson University’s Falls School of Business (FSB) is partnering with the Tumaini AIDS Prevention Program (TAPP) to give students new opportunities to explore social entrepreneurship and international business. TAPP provides holistic ministry and care to 40 districts of Uganda and other African countries affected by HIV and AIDS.
Ashlan Miller stood amongst a pile of boxes, laundry baskets, a coat rack and clear plastic tubs with pink peering out from every corner.
The incoming Anderson University freshman didn’t stay there long as a group of people clad in orange swooped in, picked up her stuff and had her moved into her room within minutes.
After climbing some 250 steps to reach the Whispering Gallery of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, England, Dane Benton sat on a concrete bench along the side of the circular dome, surrounded by people of varying nationalities and dialects. While sitting there, Benton began to ponder things. It was January 2, 2008, and in the spirit of the New Year, Benton reflected upon his life and all the things he’d learned about himself while visiting London.
Rebecca Overman, 2004 graduate of the Anderson University School of Nursing, received the DAISY Award at Riley Hospital for Children, a Clarian Health partner. The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award is a nationwide program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassion provided by nurses.
Anderson University is taking yet another step in reaching out to the diverse student body on campus. AU has become involved with an organization called To Write Love On Her Arms. It’s a non-profit movement dedicated to creating hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. However, this organization would be nowhere if it was not for the passionate men and women who stand behind the cause.
When the Indianapolis Colts left Anderson University on Wednesday, another team took over.
“We did three days worth of work in about five hours,” AU executive director of facilities Joe Royer said Thursday. Martin and Smith student residence halls had to be put back as they were before the Colts arrived, and a small army pitched in.
The Indianapolis Colts concluded training camp at Anderson University on Wednesday after twenty-five practices. Attendance for the camp, which started on August 2, was estimated over 85,000, more than triple the attendance at camp last summer.
Dr. Don Brandon and Dr. Suzanne Rubino Walker ended the 2010 school year looking forward to their retirement years. Brandon, professor of kinesiology and head baseball coach, had been on the faculty at AU for 38 years. Walker finished a 15-year stint as professor of early childhood and elementary education.