As Katie Price neared graduation from Anderson University last spring, she waded into the competitive job market. Looking for a career in public relations, Price decided to narrow her search to the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. She had interned in 2011 with World Vision in Washington and fell in love with the area.
The Anderson University Town and Gown association honored AU alumna Deanna (Monteith) Edwards with the 2012 Wanda Savage Award on October 25. This award is given on behalf of the AU Office of Development and the family of the late Wanda Savage to a person who exemplifies community spirit between Anderson University and the greater Anderson community.
As he stepped onto the lit stage and looked into the crowd at Walt Disney World, 18-year-old Austin Gutwein felt the presence of Christ calming him to tell his story to the 20,000 ears eagerly waiting. At the Night of Joy conference, he shared his struggles, goals, and accomplishments and now, just months later, Gutwein brings his story of hope to the campus of Anderson University.
Owen Handy is a man who knows what he wants and is aggressive in achieving his goals.
After nine seasons as a men’s basketball assistant at his alma mater, Wheaton College, Handy knew he wanted to run his own program. But he was looking for a fairly specific set of criteria before he was willing to leave a program he’d helped coach to five NCAA Division III postseason tournament appearances and three berths in the Sweet 16.
Being successful, whether building on what already exists or starting something new, all comes back to education.
That is one point Gary Hoover made as he spoke to a crowd of about 150 at Friday night’s Anderson Community Schools Hall of Fame banquet.
Hoover is one of 14 new inductees into the Anderson Education Foundation’s ACS Hall of Fame, celebrating the successful lives of ACS graduates and showing Anderson’s commitment to education and raising funds to support classroom grants, according to AEF Executive Director Cynthia Granger.
“Get out your notepads and pens, ladies and gentlemen!” A few peals of laughter rang out. “I’m going to give you some scriptures. Did you think I was joking about the notepads and pens?” The rustle of backpacks opening and notebooks being leafed through was audible in the room. What speaker could inspire Anderson University students to take notes in chapel? None other than Nick Vujicic, the Australian speaker and founder of Life Without Limbs.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana conducted a public robing ceremony for its newest member, Judge Rudolph R. Pyle III of Anderson, Tuesday afternoon in the Indiana Supreme Court Courtroom.
Gov. Mitch Daniels appointed Pyle, an Anderson University alum, who served as judge of Madison Circuit Court from 2009 until his appointment, to the Court of Appeals Aug. 7.
Pyle’s legal career spans a four-year clerkship at the Court of Appeals for Judge Carr L. Darden, service as Madison County deputy prosecutor, and private practice.
The International Business Institute (IBI) is a program that is integrated with the global business major. Anderson University students Liz Cox and Ian Illig were two of 40 students who, through the IBI, had the opportunity to travel this summer to more than 13 countries, while learning about cultures and business.
Sambed Adhikari’s advisors at Anderson University describe the senior chemistry and mathematics major as “very bright” and “absolutely relentless.” And he’s earned this praise. This past summer, Adhikari took part in a prestigious internship through the German Academic Exchange Service in Mainz, Germany, where he learned the nature of chemistry research.
“I love teaching because it’s a blessing. It’s a blessing to me because now they know about this part of history,” said Dr. Adolfo Roitman, curator of the Dead Sea Scrolls. On October 10, Roitman visited Anderson University to participate in the 31st Newell Lecture Series and to speak about his role as curator of the scrolls and the head of the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The day consisted of one general lecture, two scholarly lectures, and a question and answer session.