Imagine an opportunity on campus that allowed students to experience what it’s like to be within the United Nations. Fortunately, Anderson University has such a program: the Model United Nations, which allows students to work together to research and learn about countries. The students then take that knowledge to conferences and represent a country as if they were the UN ambassadors.
Anderson University head men’s basketball coach Tom Slyder recently resigned to accept a position as the head men's basketball coach at North Park University in Chicago, Ill. North Park is a Div. III school that competes in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW).
“Tom has been a great representative of Anderson University as a player, assistant coach and very successful head coach,” said Brent Baker, Vice President for Student Affairs. “We are very sorry to see him go and wish him the very best.”
Anderson University is seeking individuals interested in working as temporary parking attendants and security personnel during the 2012 Indianapolis Colts Training Camp. About 80-100 people will be hired as temporary parking attendants and security personnel for the July 28 - Aug. 17 camp at Anderson University.
Anderson University is working hard to give students a competitive edge when it comes to finding employment. In a society where networking is crucial to any job search, AU strives to increase the number of recruiters visiting campus to meet and interview students. Countless students have used this process to find co-ops, internships, job shadows, and even full-time employment.
Anderson University will present a special evening of music to open the North American Convention of the Church of God on Friday, June 22, at 7 p.m. in Reardon Auditorium. “A Shared Heritage” celebrates the shared history of music between the Church of God and the AU School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
Four Anderson University students attended the Justice Conference earlier this year, thanks to scholarships from the university’s Peace and Conflict Transformation (PACT) program. The four students are officers in BOUND, an anti-human trafficking group on campus that focuses on fundraising, informing the public, and taking action in the community to engage in justice. The conference helped them pursue their mission of spreading justice locally and globally.
Scholar’s Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration weekend (SOAR) is always an exciting weekend for the prospective scholar students at Anderson University. This year, however, they had extra cause for anticipation: the seniors of the Honors Program each presented their seminar projects at SOAR for the first time in the program’s history.
Similar to the CowParade in Chicago and the Major League Baseball statues on parade in New York City, the Walking Man Project is a community display of 10-foot Walking Man statues with an emphasis on moving and thinking forward.