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AU lends a helping hand to students

Fri, 2012-04-20 07:55 -- univcomm
April 20, 2012

Anderson University is dedicated to helping students discover themselves, both academically and spiritually. Through various on-campus opportunities, AU students are given outlets to overcome challenges and pursue healthy lifestyles. The Kardatzke Wellness Center, the Career Development Center, Counseling Services, and a newly founded organization called the Gap all lend help to students in different ways.

AU collects funds to support Kurrle family

Thu, 2012-04-19 16:55 -- univcomm
April 19, 2012

Anderson University will collect funds to directly support the Kurrle family (Church of God missionaries in Paraguay). Yesterday morning, Julie (Beam) Kurrle and son Timmy Kurrle were killed in a car accident in Paraguay. Julie graduated in 1998 from AU and in 2002 from the School of Theology. Julie's husband, Norberto, graduated from AU in 1997 and from the School of Theology in 2002.

Johnstone shines in AU production of "Give 'em Hell, Harry"

Thu, 2012-04-19 10:02 -- univcomm
April 19, 2012

With a stocky and sturdy build, Ronn Johnstone doesn’t immediately resemble a common perception of Harry S. Truman as short and grandfatherly.

But once Johnstone, who is director of theater at Anderson University, begins to quote Truman in a one-man stage show, he fully envelops the persona of the 33rd president.

AU honors first two recipients of Eisenhower Endowed Scholarship

Wed, 2012-04-18 14:08 -- univcomm
April 18, 2012

Anderson University recognized the first two recipients of the recently established Eisenhower Endowed Scholarship Fund during a luncheon on April 18. AU senior Michael Heckendorn, the 2011-12 recipient of the award, and junior Benjamin Herrick, the 2012-13 recipient, were honored during the event, which was also attended by AU alumnus Jeffrey D. Claflin BA ’81, who was instrumental in establishing the new scholarship at AU.

AU recognizes seniors for academic, athletic achievement

Tue, 2012-04-17 14:27 -- univcomm
April 17, 2012

Anderson University recognized seniors Daniel Kelsey and Doris Elliott during honors chapel/convocation on April 17, for achieving a 4.0 cumulative GPA during their years at AU. Candace DeLong and Michael Tucker were also recognized with the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award for their academic and athletic accomplishments, campus involvement, and leadership.

Swindell plans retirement from AU

Fri, 2012-04-13 07:55 -- univcomm
April 13, 2012

As she opened the doors of the large lecture hall, Dr. Linda Swindell was instantly greeted by chatty students eager to tell her about their summer adventures. She made her way down the aisle, with sweaty palms and butterflies in her stomach. It was her first time teaching at Anderson University. Now, 19 years later, Swindell is ready to say goodbye to the university she has come to cherish.

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