Today, movie-goers nationwide will pile into theaters to see the first film of the long-awaited trilogy, “The Hunger Games.” Based on the novel by Suzanne Collins, this exciting sci-fi thriller will feature many actors such as Jennifer Lawrence, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland, and 2009 Anderson University visual communication design graduate, Dayo Okeniyi.
With the Hispanic population growing in Indiana and Madison County, Anderson officials are trying to help them get around town.
The City of Anderson Transit System (CATS) recently published about 1,000 of its brochures in Spanish with information on bus routes, hours, fares, and other information, said department director Stephon Blackwell.
The Anderson University Dance Program will hold its annual Spring Into Dance concerts March 23 and 24, 2012. This year’s concerts will offer a wide variety of choreography, ranging from thought provoking to entertaining. Performances will feature students in the Anderson University dance program, with choreography by AU dance faculty and guest artist Corinne Imberski.
Knicks Coach Mike Woodson could perhaps receive no higher compliment than being called “a man’s man” by Bill Smith [1957 Anderson University graduate], a coach who regularly made men of boys. But Smith, Woodson’s coach at Broad Ripple High School in Indianapolis, refused to take credit. He did for Woodson only what Jumping Johnny Wilson and Dr. Sander J. Kleis had done for him.
Anderson University recently announced that Dr. Carl Erskine, Dodger baseball legend and trustee emeritus of Anderson University, will address the graduating class of 2012 during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 5. The 3 p.m. (EDT) program will be conducted in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Speaking during Anderson University’s baccalaureate service will be the Rev. Grant A. Horner, senior pastor at Eastland Church of God in Lexington. Ky.
With her interest in a branch of theatre called applied theatre, Anderson University alumna Dori Elliott is reaching out and ministering to kids in the Anderson community. The 2011 graduate began a theatre program for Anderson youth at Park Place Community Center as part of her Senior Theatre Capstone Experience, a final project that allows seniors to demonstrate their acquired knowledge from a program.
Dr. Jeff Buck, professor of marketing and director of the MBA Program at the Anderson University Falls School of Business, aims to further the education of his students and colleagues. Author of a book and four peer-reviewed journal articles, Buck wanted to find a way for instructors to understand the best way to reach adult students seeking business degrees.