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Indiana students to get free help in filing for financial aid at College Goal Sunday

Thu, 2011-02-17 11:59 -- univcomm
February 17, 2011

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.

Biology major studies sustainable agriculture through Au Sable Institute

Tue, 2011-02-15 09:30 -- univcomm
February 15, 2011

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 included in special exhibit at the Indiana Historical Society

Tue, 2011-02-15 08:00 -- univcomm
February 15, 2011

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.

AU grad takes a shine to "Hairspray"

Fri, 2011-02-11 08:05 -- univcomm
February 11, 2011

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.

AU mourns passing of Dr. Dorothy Nicholson

Tue, 2011-02-08 08:56 -- univcomm
February 8, 2011

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.

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