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.
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.
With a stocky and sturdy build, Ronn Johnstone doesn’t immediately resemble a common perception of Harry S. Truman as short and grandfatherly.
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.
Anderson University theatre presents Samuel Gallu’s hit play, Give 'em Hell, Harry, a reminiscence on 20th century U.S. President Harry S. Truman. The play opens Thursday and runs April 19-21 and 26-28, with matinees on April 28 and 29.
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.
Anderson University recently recognized several students, faculty, and staff for their dedication to community service during the past year. Among those recognized in chapel on April 12 were student AmeriCorps volunteers, international students, and others who have made a difference in the community.
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.