Anderson University (Anderson, Ind.) once again earned a place in the top tier among Midwest regional universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2016 guidebook. The exclusive rankings, which include nearly 1,600 schools nationwide, are available online with The U.S. News College Compass available for purchase at the U.S. News Store.
Anderson University, in partnership with the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, will welcome Dr. Fran Quigley, clinical professor of law, as a special guest speaker during an event celebrating the U.S. Constitution.
The event will be conducted in the lobby of Reardon Auditorium at Anderson University on Thursday, Sept. 17, 4-5 p.m., with a reception following Dr. Quigley's presentation. The presentation is entitled, “Is There a Constitutional Right to the Basic Necessities of Life?” The public is invited to attend this free event.
Anderson University will host the sixth annual Elizabeth York Children’s Literature Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, in the Nicholson Library. The all-day event (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) is free and open to the public.
This year’s festival will bring to the AU campus a number of individuals, including authors/illustrators Kristi Valiant and Will Hillenbrand, storyteller Doug Berky, and Candace Fleming, winner of the Boston Globe Horn Book Award, the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award, and the Robert F. Sibert Nonfiction Honor Book Award.
Anderson University MBA graduate Amanda Welu (’08) and her three business partners won the 2015 Architecture Business Plan Competition in May for their Indianapolis-based, start-up business DELV DESIGN.
DELV DESIGN, created in February 2015, was the youngest company to be selected in the final round. The four other companies had two to five years’ experience in the industry and were located in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and New Hampshire.
Anderson University has announced the hiring of Dustin Glant to be the new head baseball coach at Anderson University. Glant brings 12 years of playing and coaching experience to Anderson, including 6 years as a pitcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks minor league farm system. Glant replaces David Pressley who resigned in July to serve through a baseball and teaching role with Madison Academy High School in northern Alabama.
The Anderson University School of Theology and the Center for Christian Leadership will welcome Dr. Candida R. Moss on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, for the 34th Annual Newell Lectures in Biblical Studies. Moss will present lectures focused on “resurrection of the body, gender, disabilities, and the church.”
Anderson University is one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review. AU is one of 159 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best in the Midwest" section of its website feature, "2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region," posted August 3 on PrincetonReview.com.
An Anderson University junior majoring in management, has the unique opportunity this summer of going overseas for his internship to Belize to serve as a mission trip leader with Thirst Missions. Channing Marvin is in Belize from May to August organizing and leading missing trips for groups from North America. Some of his responsibilities will include meal preparation, leading worship, leading meetings, and guiding group trips.
Pursuing an information systems major and an early childhood education minor may seem unusual for most students, but not for Anderson University senior Makenzie Bontrager. Combining these two skills landed her an internship at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, where she is developing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program to be utilized in one of the museum’s exhibits.