Anderson, Indiana

AU to host webcast during commencement

Thu, 2012-04-26 07:55 -- univcomm
April 26, 2012

Anderson University will offer a live webcast during commencement on Saturday, May 5. Coverage will begin at 3 p.m. EDT.

graduationThe webcast will feature the entire commencement program, including an address to graduates from Dodger baseball legend and AU trustee emeritus Carl Erskine. During commencement AU will award honorary degrees to John E. Wilson, AU alum and basketball legend; Lois A. Settlemeyer, former scientist with Dow Chemical and past member of the Anderson University Board of Trustees; Dr. Frank Campbell, longtime Anderson physician; and Charles Dickmann, renowned Anderson attorney and community philanthropist.

The webcast will be streamed on the Anderson University website during the event. To access the webcast, visit: 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 once again offer a live webcast of commencement to alumni, parents, and friends through the Anderson University website," said Chris Williams, director of university communications and community relations. "Last year, more than 200 individuals joined the webcast, including parents who were not able to attend in person."

Read more about Anderson University's 2012 Commencement.

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.