A class project for an Anderson University Department of Communication Arts class recently won a Student Emmy® from The Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on June 1. "Indianapolis Island" won for the category of Student: Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs.
For many years, the Career Development Center (CDC) has served the students of Anderson University by advising on topics such as résumés, cover letters, interviewing, declaring a major, and navigating life after graduation. Previously, students had to schedule an appointment to receive advising from the CDC. However, because students’ schedules are filled with many obligations, the CDC created new drop-in hours.
Having recently returned from his 15th mission trip to Costa Rica, Fred Shively has now completed 71 of these journeys to other parts of the world.
As a recently retired religious studies professor and the former director of the ministry education program at Anderson University, he has been closely tied to the Tri-S program, which offers students cultural experiences with a purpose.
Due to overwhelming demand following the announcement of the Woven Threads concert this fall, Anderson University alumna and award-winning Christian artist Sandi Patty, along with legendary gospel performers Bill and Gloria Gaither, will present a second identical benefit concert with other musically accomplished AU alumni on Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. in the York Performance Hall on the AU campus.
A decade after the initial idea was broached, the Church of God Interpretive Center will open in late spring 2013. Construction is now underway for the 2,200-square-foot facility, which will be housed in the Church of God Ministry Building in Anderson.
In 2001, Dr. Michael Frank came to Anderson University to teach political science. Just two weeks after starting at AU, the country experienced the tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001. Frank hardly knew anyone at the university, and he was put in a position to try to reassure and comfort the students. The event led Frank to realize how united the campus was and how welcome he was.
Almost 12 years later, Frank has the same feeling about the campus.
Anderson University alumna and renowned award-winning Christian recording artist Sandi Patty will sing the national anthem before the 97th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 26. This will mark the sixth time Patty has sung “The Star Spangled Banner” at the Indianapolis 500, more than any other individual performer.
AU alum and recording artist Jon McLaughlin will sing "God Bless America" in place of Florence Henderson, who is recovering from a bout of pneumonia, and alumnus Ron Duncan will play taps.