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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.

Hall of Fame to add four inductees during Homecoming, Oct. 18

Tue, 2014-10-07 11:08 -- univcomm

The Anderson University Athletic Hall of Fame is celebrating its 18th year with four new inductees who will be honored at an awards banquet on Saturday, Oct. 18, 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. They are chosen by the Hall of Fame committee.

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