Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at Decker Hall (main floor) at Anderson University and 38 other Indiana sites to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday, set for 2 p.m. (local time), February 20, 2011. For questions about College Goal Sunday at Anderson University, please call (765) 641-4280.
The Anderson University School of Nursing will hold its first open house and information session on Tuesday, Feb. 22 from 4-8 p.m. for those interested in enrolling in classes or learning more about the programs offered by the university.
When senior biology major Joanna Tilley chose to attend Anderson University four years ago, she not only considered the excellent caliber of the school’s science program but the importance of community both on and off-campus. Last summer through the Center for Public Service, she took courses at the Pacific Rim Institute in Washington in conjunction with the Au Sable Institute, an academic program promoting Christian environmentalism.
A Ripple of Hope (www.rippleofhopemovie.com), an award-winning documentary film created by Covenant Productions® at Anderson University, will be a part of a special exhibit at the Indiana Historical Society entitled, You Are There 1968: Robert F. Kennedy Speaks, which opens Feb. 22, 2011. The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, home of the IHS and its Indiana Experience, is located at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis.
Anderson Symphony Orchestra Conductor Rick Sowers, of course, had no idea the recent winter storm would come a week before a concert titled “Dreaming of Summer (...in the deep of winter).”
But now, as he looks back, it couldn’t be more fitting. Everybody’s dreaming of summer this weekend.
On a recent Thursday, Heike Baird was hired as a book editor for a publishing firm in Fishers.
The next day, the 22-year-old got word that she also landed a role in the Beef & Board’s production of Hairspray.
“At the time I didn’t know if I was going to be able to reconcile those two dates. How could I? I’d have to take nine days off for rehearsal,” said Baird, an Anderson native. She is the daughter of two Anderson University professors.
Anderson University junior Timothy Read recently received the 2011 Nicholson Student Servant Leadership Award for his servant leadership on campus and in the community. The award was made possible by funds directed to the university by Anderson University donors.
The beloved former first lady of Anderson University, Dr. Dorothy Nelis Nicholson died Feb. 7, 2011. She was the wife of President Emeritus Dr. Robert Nicholson. Born in Piqua, Ohio, and growing up in Dayton, Ohio, it was during her time as a student at Anderson University in the 1940s where Dorothy met another AU student, Robert Nicholson. They were married June 17, 1944. She served as first lady of Anderson University from 1983 to 1990. Together, their service to Anderson University extended across more than 45 years.