Campus joins 2006 NAC gathering

Thu, 2006-06-22 11:02 -- univcomm
June 22, 2006

Anderson University is preparing once again to provide assistance to the North American Convention of the Church of God, June 23-28, organized by Church of God Ministries. Under the theme "Disciple Believers," the convention offers a full slate of activities and events. Several activities sponsored by the university are among the many selections offered during the convention.

Friday, June 23 Anderson University presents "Sanctuary.” This music celebration will be hosted by Dr. James L. Edwards, president of Anderson University, and feature Randy Vader, Marc Clarke, Jay and Amy Rouse and Brian McSee just to name a few. This special event will take place at 7 p.m. in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center.

Saturday, June 24 AU Press will host a reception at 10 a.m. in the Krannert Fine Arts Center, room 170. The event will showcase some of the latest titles available through AU Press and preview book that are forthcoming.

Sunday, June 25 The 2006 AU Heritage Dinner will begin at 5 p.m. in Schield dining room, Olt Student Center. To make reservations for the dinner please call 765-641-4053.

Monday, June 26 The Anderson University Class of 1956 will gather for a reunion reception in Kane Dining room in the Olt Student Center. This reception, gathering at 2 p.m., will provide classmates an opportunity to mingle and interact with persons from the university. The event is open to any alum who has experienced a golden anniversary at AU.

School of Theology Alumni Awards Ceremony. Alumni from the School of Theology will be honored in Miller Chapel in Miller Chapel. A dinner will be offered from 4:45-5:45 p.m. in Olt Student Center, Shield dining room, with an awards program beginning at 6 p.m. Please call 641-4030 for more information.

Conferences/Meetings/Activities ANDERSON UNIVERSITY ALUMNI AND FRIENDS 30TH ANNUAL GOLF OUTING will be held Friday, June 23 at Yule Golf Course in Alexandria, Indiana. A continental breakfast will be served at 6:30 a.m. and tee off is at 7:30 a.m. Contact the AU Office of Alumni Relations at 765-641-4100 for more information.

WARNER SALLMAN RELIGIOUS ART COLLECTION. The original religious art collection of Warner Sallman owned by Anderson University will be displayed and available to the Church of God Convention. Convention attendees can view the collection between the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Sunday hours are 12 noon to 4 p.m.) in the Krannert Fine Arts Center.

ANDERSON HOSPITALITY ROOM. Alumni and other friends of the university can stop by the AU Hospitality Room located in the Krannert Fine Arts Center. Monday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 30 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

GUSTAV JEENINGA MUSEUM OF BIBLE AND NEAR EASTERN STUDIES. The Museum will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lower level of the School of Theology building.

ANDERSON UNIVERSITY OBSERVATORY. The AU observatory will be open Friday, June 23 through Wednesday, June 36, between 10-11 p.m. (weather permitting). Use northeast corner stairway in the Decker Hall breezeway to access the observatory.

GUIDED CAMPUS TOURS. Tours of the Anderson University campus will be available Monday, June 26, through Wednesday, June 28, at 3:15 p.m. Interested persons should meet at the AU Hospitality Room in the Krannert Fine Arts Center, room 170.

Anderson University is a private, Christian, liberal arts institution of approximately 2,800 undergradaute and graduate students. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs of study in business, nursing, music, education and theology.