Anderson University will honor several distinguished alumni during the Homecoming Banquet on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Schield Dining Room in the Olt Student Center. Individuals being honored include Dr. Peter Beckman (Distinguished Alumni Award); Amanda Scott (Distinguished Young Alumni Award); Connie Graham (John H. Kane Loyalty Award); Dr. Stanley Stephens (Distinguished Service Award); and Samuel Judd (Alumni Council Legacy Scholarship).
Anderson University recently installed water bottle refill stations in several locations across campus. Through the installation of these refill stations, the university hopes that students will take the time to refill their water bottles instead of buying new ones.
Refill stations are now located in Hartung Hall and the bottom of Decker with new stations soon to be installed in all residence halls on campus, as well as in Nicholson Library and the Olt Student Center near the SGA Office.
The Dance Program at Anderson University will present Helios Suite at the Helios plaza on the north side of Hartung Hall on Thursday, Sept. 27, at noon. Helios Suite is designed to be a celebration of community spirit. The event is free and open to the community.
Helios Suite is a dance in four parts set to American roots/Bluegrass music, choreographed by Shauna Steele, assistant professor of dance at Anderson University.
Anderson University welcomes alumni, family, and friends back for fun and fellowship during Homecoming 2012, Oct. 5-6. Along with the annual homecoming football game and introduction of the homecoming king, queen, and court, there will also be opportunities to enjoy the RavenFest (rain or shine) that will again host Reunion Park, the Raven's Nest Sundae, and the return of a photo booth.
Anderson University (Anderson, Ind.) once again earned a place in the top tier among Midwest regional universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2013 guidebook. The exclusive rankings, which include nearly 1,400 schools nationwide, are available today online, and will also be published in U.S. News & World Report, on newsstands starting September 18. This marks the ninth consecutive year AU has been ranked among the nation’s best colleges.
On Sept. 11, 2001, many of Anderson University’s current students remember sitting in elementary school, doing everyday work until the news that the World Trade Center towers had been struck by two passenger planes reached their classroom.
Today is the 11th anniversary of the tragedy, and multiple AU students describe 9/11 as the younger generation’s Pearl Harbor.
Sophomore Dominique Speed said it’s still sad to think about all the lives lost.
For six years, the Falls School of Business at Anderson University has offered a marketing course for juniors and seniors that incorporates real-world experience. Integrated Branding and Promotion II gives students experience working with clients. Deidra Colvin, assistant professor of marketing, guides the students through a busy semester full of opportunity.
A university adds so much to a community. It introduces new people. It brings new ideas. It helps boost the economy.
Anderson University does these things and so much more for Madison County, and we’re reminded of that annually when the school year starts.