Anderson University School of Theology student Robert Heaton is currently participating in an archaeological dig at Tel Hazor in Israel. Earlier this year, Heaton was named the fifth Jeeninga Fellow in Archaeology and has received funding support from the fellowship.
As a student at Anderson University, Michelle Willhelm was enthusiastic and involved in family science and youth leadership development. The 2012 graduate was passionate about her studies and strove for academic excellence in the classroom, while also taking advantage of many opportunities that would prepare her for a career in a family science and a youth leadership development role.
While some Anderson University students’ summer plans include returning home, other students will venture into a variety of internships destined to prepare them for meaningful careers. At a time when these students anticipate what their summer will hold, others find themselves looking back on their experiences, thankful for the knowledge gained and the connections made.
Anderson University student Melissa Strich recently received a Gold ADDY award by the East Central Indiana chapter of the American Advertising Federation. Strich, a junior visual communication design major, won the award in the student category for a logo she created in support of the “Called Out” youth ministry conference at Anderson University.
Anderson University alumna Beth Tharp AS '80, MBA '05 was named president and CEO of Community Hospital Anderson on Tuesday.
Tharp has worked at the hospital since 1980, when she was hired as a staff nurse. She has served as vice president of Patient Care Services over the past 13 years.
She was selected after a nationwide search, and will take on her new role later this year.
“I’m thrilled about the appointment, I’ve been a part of Community my entire life and career,” Tharp said.
Students from the Anderson University Department of Computer Science were recently rewarded for their hard work with a scholarship from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium (INSGC). AU grad Tyler Atkinson BA '12, sophomore Cody Friend, and junior Rebekah Gray were each awarded $1,500 through the scholarship.
Anderson University is continually refining the admissions process while maintaining and upholding the university’s core values. The mission of Anderson University is to “educate for a life of faith and service in the church and society.” Achieving this takes an exceptional admissions staff dedicated to service and committed to the mission of the university.