Anderson, Indiana


Call answered decades later

Wed, 2012-02-08 10:12 -- univcomm
February 8, 2012

Ron Cross worked for the same supermarket chain for 24 years, rising from “bag boy” to manager of a bakery.

But after 24 years at what is now known as Pay Less grocery, Cross said he knew it was time for a change. He turned in his two weeks’ notice and registered to go back to school, initially to study computer science.

Slyder reaches 100th victory as head coach

Mon, 2012-02-06 10:45 -- univcomm
February 6, 2012

The Anderson University men's basketball team nearly blew a 15-point second-half lead, but hung on to defeat Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Bluffton University 70-67 on Saturday at Founders Hall in Bluffton, Ohio.

The victory was the 100th in his career for AU head coach Tom Slyder, who now has an overall record of 100-82 in seven seasons in Anderson.

AU welcomes Shane Claiborne for Impact Your World Week

Mon, 2012-02-06 08:00 -- univcomm
February 6, 2012

Shane Claiborne will be the featured speaker for Impact Your World Week, Feb. 7-9, at Anderson University. The AU Campus Ministries office sponsors Impact Your World Week to offer students and the community an opportunity for worship and study with an off-campus speaker. The series is conducted each spring and focuses on Christ’s call to serve in the world.

Jimmy Fallon's "Late Night" taps AU for assistance

Wed, 2012-02-01 11:47 -- univcomm
February 1, 2012
While Anderson University recent graduate Josh Blankenship loves to watch Super Bowl games, he’ll be doing more than viewing TV this Super Bowl week. Blankenship, along with recent grad Stefanie Vinsel and senior Andrew Stuart, are working as production assistants for the Super Bowl edition of NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” at Hilbert Circle Theatre in Indianapolis. The show airs locally at 12:35 a.m.

Brandon inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame

Fri, 2012-01-27 16:47 -- prpljim
January 9, 2012

In a career filled with accomplishments and accolades, Friday night still managed to stand out for Don Brandon.

The legendary former Anderson University coach has been attending the American Baseball Coaches Association’s annual convention for the past 34 years.

On Friday, in Anaheim, Calif., he was inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame in front of nearly 6,000 of his peers.