Anderson, Indiana

Author Greg Mortenson featured at Reardon through telecast

Thu, 2010-09-23 08:00 -- univcomm
September 23, 2010

Author Greg Mortenson, social entrepreneur, social advocate and peacemaker, will be featured at Reardon Auditorium at Anderson University on Monday, Sept. 27 from 6:30-8 p.m. through a live telecast from Indianapolis.

threecupsofteaMortenson, through his non-profit Central Asia Institute (CAI), has worked to promote peace through education by establishing more than 140 schools in the most remote and often volatile regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan. His work is chronicled in the best-selling book Three Cups of Tea and his newest book, Stones Into Schools. For more information about Greg Mortenson, go to www.ikat.org.

This campus event is being sponsored by Peace and Conflict Transformation (PACT), English as a New Language (TESOL), First Year Initiative and the Falls School of Business (FSB). For more information, please contact Debbi Brock, FSB assistant professor of business and entrepreneurship, ddbrock@anderson.edu.

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.