Anderson University to host live webcast during Homecoming

Tue, 2010-09-14 08:55 -- univcomm
September 14, 2010

Anderson University will offer a live webcast during Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 2, 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, staff, and students and will be shot on location along University Boulevard during the Homecoming Street Fair. Production support will be provided by Covenant Productions® and students from the Department of Communication Arts.

Matt Rust hosts a Webcast during the 2009 Anderson University Homecoming Street FairThe webcast will be streamed on the Anderson University website during the event. To access the webcast, visit: www.anderson.edu/alumni/homecoming/webcast/. Viewers may also join Facebook and Twitter discussions with other members of the AU community during the event. A link to those discussions will be provided on the webcast page.

"We are excited to provide a few hours of the Homecoming Street Fair to alums and friends through the web," said Chris Williams, director of university communications. "This online broadcast allows us to deliver a small snapshot of Homecoming to the computer screens of those who can't make it back to Anderson University. Log on between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to see shots from the Street Fair and, perhaps, a familiar face."

Anderson University offered its first Homecoming webcast last year. See video highlights from Homecoming Webcast 2009:

For more information about Anderson University’s 2010 Homecoming celebration, contact the AU Office of Alumni Relations at (765) 641-4100, alumni@anderson.edu, or visit the Homecoming section on the AU website.

Anderson University is a private Christian university of 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson continues to be recognized as a top Christian college: in 2010, U.S. News and World Report ranked Anderson University among the best colleges and universities in the Midwest for the seventh consecutive year. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education, music, nursing, and theology.