Anderson University recently honored Tom Bruce and Dr. Linda Swindell with John A. Morrison Awards for their commitment and service to AU. In addition, the university presented the inaugural MOSAIC award to Dr. Donald Boggs. The awards were presented May 3 during the university’s annual faculty/staff recognition luncheon.
Norberto and Julie Kurrle seemed to have everything going for them.
The Anderson University graduates had an active missionary program going in Paraguay, he with a radio ministry and she with Children of Promise. They had an active 6-year-old, Timmy, and had finalized the adoption of 1-year-old Anahi. And, it was told later, Julie was six weeks pregnant. They were preparing to return to the United States for a three-month furlough. Life was good.
Beth Tharp started out at Community Hospital Anderson at the age of 13 as a candy striper.
After graduating from nursing school in 1980, Tharp (Anderson University AS ’80, MBA ’05) returned to Community where she has worked her way from third-shift nurse to vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer.
Not long ago, Anderson University senior Latoya Francis was faced with a dilemma. The international student from Grand Cayman would soon be graduating, then participating in her third trip to Uganda, where she has been involved in the Tumaini Aids Prevention Program (TAPP). But she did not have the funds to finance her return home.
Tayler Stone, a sophomore biology major, has been granted the opportunity to play on a Division III U.S. volleyball team in Italy this summer. The American team will be playing several other DIII teams from multiple countries.
The Ravens of Anderson University moved a half game ahead of Rose-Hulman in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball standings with a 2-0 win over Mount St. Joseph on senior day at Don Brandon Field on Sunday.
Manchester aided the Ravens’ efforts by beating Rose-Hulman 7-6 at Manchester.
The loss knocks Rose-Hulman down to 16-5 in the league standings. The Ravens’ win pushed their record in conference play to 17-5 and 25-12 overall.