Anderson, Indiana

AU welcomes Dean Nelson for Spiritual Emphasis Week

Wed, 2010-10-06 08:15 -- univcomm
October 6, 2010

Anderson University welcomes Dr. Dean Nelson to campus for Spiritual Emphasis Week October 12-14.

dean-nelsonNelson is the founder and director of the journalism program at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. He writes occasionally for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Christianity Today, Sojourners, and several other national publications.

Nelson has won several awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for his reporting and has written or co-written 11 books, mostly on themes related to spirituality. He is a frequent speaker at writing workshops and conducts retreats that focus on spiritual depth.

All services will be held in Reardon Auditorium on the Anderson University campus in Anderson, Indiana. Dates and times for services are:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 12, 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct.14, 10 a.m.

Anderson University offers Spiritual Emphasis Week once a year, in the fall semester, as an opportunity for students and the community to worship and study together with an off-campus speaker.

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.