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AU alumni return for homecoming

Mon, 2014-10-20 10:33 -- smgower
October 20, 2014
Learn more about the 2014 Anderson University Homecoming, which gathered alumni from all over the country in Anderson, Ind.

Rain and chilly temperatures couldn’t dampen spirits Saturday as Anderson University celebrated homecoming weekend.

University Boulevard was packed with current and former students as the homecoming festivities continued with booths set up for commemorative photos, food and AU gear.

Dr. James Lewis to be installed as School of Theology dean

Fri, 2014-10-17 11:38 -- smgower
October 17, 2014
Dr. James W. Lewis will be installed as the dean of the Anderson University School of Theology on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

Dr. James W. Lewis was a successful young CPA with one of the “Big Eight” accounting firms, Arthur Young & Co., when he felt an inexorable call to serve God through ministry.

“I accepted a call to be a follower of Christ, and I also sensed a strong desire to learn more and learn about ministry,” said Lewis, who will be formally installed as dean of the Anderson University School of Theology on Sunday at Park Place Church of God.

Presidential Search Committee nominates John S. Pistole

Thu, 2014-10-16 14:17 -- univcomm
October 16, 2014

The Anderson University Presidential Search Committee, chaired by AU board member Patricia Seasor Bailey, will bring the name of John S. Pistole, J.D. before the Board of Trustees for election as the president of the university on Oct. 27. Pistole most recently announced his retirement as Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Prior to his appointment to the TSA by President Barack Obama and confirmation by the U.S.

AU set for a full homecoming weekend

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:15 -- univcomm
October 16, 2014

Anderson University’s premier event of the year — Homecoming Weekend — kicks off Friday with the promise of food, music, sports and camaraderie as students, staff, and alumni gather on campus.

[Photo: During a campus visit, from left, prospective Raven Regan Kidd and alumna Marsha Reeder pose for a photo in a frame with the hashtag #AUSpirit. The campus is preparing for homecoming festivities this weekend.]

AU athlete receives Erskine Award of Excellence

Wed, 2014-10-15 14:05 -- smgower
October 15, 2014
AU baseball player Zach Hufferd received the Carl D. Erskine Award of Excellence

The saying is that it is hard to keep a good man down.

Apparently in the case of Anderson University and Zach Hufferd it is also true that it is hard to keep a good man off the baseball diamond.

Hufferd thought his playing days were over two years ago, but on Tuesday he received the Carl D. Erskine Award of Excellence during a Rotary Club meeting at Anderson Country Club.

Hufferd graduated from Connersville High School but chose to go to IPFW to play baseball instead of AU.

Woven Threads Live Concert CD available for purchase

Mon, 2014-10-13 12:51 -- univcomm
October 13, 2014

Recently Anderson University hosted two special concerts entitled “Woven Threads” that brought together some of AU’s most well-known alumni musical talent to support the university where each developed their talent and began their careers. Starting today, a special CD of the live performance will be available for purchase online at Rivet Merch.

AU student serves in ministry of vision

Wed, 2014-10-08 15:08 -- smgower
October 8, 2014
Learn more about senior Ralf Etienne, a senior at Anderson University, who has been helping bring eyeglasses to those in need in Haiti.

Ralf Etienne is busier than the average university student.

Not only does he have a demanding class schedule and part-time job, the Anderson University senior founded and runs a charity dedicated to bringing the gift of clear sight to people in his native country, Haiti.

With help from supportive church groups, optometrists, ophthalmologists from around the country, and his fellow AU students, Etienne, 25, has collected more than 10,000 pairs of used eyeglasses for his countrymen.

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