The Anderson University community is deeply saddened by the death of junior dance business major Shey Harris. Harris was killed in a small plane crash that occurred on the morning of Saturday, November 26, along with her father, sister, and one other person. Harris was from Marion, Ind. The university is planning a special memorial service in Shey's memory on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium on the Anderson University campus. The memorial service is open to the public.
The service will include dance, music, tributes and prayers. Participating will be AU dance majors, dance area coordinator Shauna Steele, School of Music professor Kyung Nam Oh, AU string faculty and Shey's cello teacher, former dance area coordinator Matthew Farmer, campus pastor Todd Faulkner, and associate professor of music, Laurel Goetzinger.
Anderson University is a private Christian university of 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America's top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes. 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.