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Gloria Gaither kicks off Homecoming at AU

Wed, 2013-10-23 15:01 -- univcomm
October 23, 2013
Gloria Gaither speaks at Anderson University.

Gospel music legend Gloria Gaither had a much different plan for her life when she first got to Anderson University years ago.

"I wanted to be a missionary to Africa," she told AU's student body during a chapel service Tuesday, when she received the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance's outstanding music alumni award.

But more importantly, she said, she wanted to follow God's direction, which led her to gospel music instead of Africa.

AU alumna pursuing dream as behavioral clinician

Thu, 2013-10-17 15:07 -- univcomm
October 17, 2013
Abby Kahl

Abby Kahl had a dream job in mind when she graduated from Anderson University in May. Today she's reaping the rewards of hard work and persistence in her role as a behavioral clinician at the Suzanne Gresham Center in Muncie, Ind. In this position, she works with clients ranging from ages 2 to 16 who have behavioral disabilities. Kahl's job requires extensive knowledge, and she says it's her AU experience that prepared her.

Is it worth it? Why an AU education has great value

Mon, 2013-10-14 10:41 -- univcomm
October 14, 2013

Over the years, the demand for college-educated employees has gone up. At the same time, the cost of higher education has also risen. And in states such as Indiana, government grant assistance has decreased sharply and quickly, while student-loan debt creeps up with every college graduation. As families continue to struggle with the impact of the most recent recession, parents and incoming college students wonder if a liberal arts education is worth the cost of tuition.

Hall of Fame to add four inductees during Homecoming, Oct. 26

Tue, 2013-10-08 08:02 -- univcomm
October 8, 2013

The Anderson University Athletic Hall of Fame is celebrating its 17th year with four new inductees who will be honored at an awards banquet on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 5:30 p.m. in the Olt Student Center. The AU Athletic Hall of Fame was started in 1997 by former athletic director Barrett Bates to recognize former Raven athletes, coaches, and contributors to the university.

Hoak receives high volunteer award from governor

Mon, 2013-10-07 09:22 -- univcomm
October 7, 2013
Duane Hoak

A local man who was awarded with one of the highest volunteer honors in the state on Thursday had one thing to say about the experience.


Duane Hoak of Anderson received the Governor's Service Awards Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, which also honored seven other recipients in other categories from around the state.