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.
[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.]
Anderson University will offer a live webcast during Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The event, to be hosted by WQME 98.7 FM's Matt Rust, will feature conversations with AU alumni, faculty, and staff and will be shot on location along University Boulevard during the Homecoming Street Fair.
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.
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.
Anderson University welcomes Lieutenant General John Castellaw, USMC (Ret.) and Lieutenant General Arlen "Dirk" Jameson, USAF (Ret.) from the American Security Project. They will be on campus Wednesday, October 15 at 7 p.m. in Hartung 101 to discuss “Climate Change: Risks for National Security.”
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.
The Anderson University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will present Dr. Rebecca Chappell with the 2014 Outstanding Music Alumni Award during the Homecoming Concert on Friday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m.
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.