Anderson University will honor several distinguished alumni during the Homecoming Banquet on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Schield Dining Room in the Olt Student Center. Individuals being honored include Lawrence Brownlee (Distinguished Alumni Award); Paul Mumaw (Distinguished Young Alumni Award); Dr. David Sebastian (John H. Kane Loyalty Award); and Tom Bruce (Distinguished Service Award).
Anderson University welcomes alumni, family, and friends back for fun and fellowship during Homecoming 2014, Oct. 17-18. Along with the annual homecoming football game and introduction of the homecoming king, queen, and court, there will also be opportunities to enjoy the Street Fair (rain or shine) that will again host Reunion Park, the Raven's Nest Sundae, and RavenFest.
It could be the ambiance, it could be the costumes, choreography or it could just be the singing.
While each factor is strong individually, it’s the combination that makes Anderson University’s latest production so spectacular.
AU’s “A Grand Night for Singing” premieres at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Byrum Hall.
Director and new musical theater teacher David Coolidge said he didn’t make his AU debut easy on himself, but the production is seamless.
Anderson University and the Anderson University School of Theology will conduct a special service of installation for Dr. James W. Lewis as the eighth dean of the School of Theology, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. The installation service will be held in Park Place Church of God with a reception immediately following at the church. The public is invited to attend. Dr. Lewis succeeds Dr. David Sebastian who served as dean of the School of Theology since 1995 until his retirement in July, 2014.
Good eats and dancing feet will bring the liveliness of the Latino culture to Anderson this weekend.
EPIC Initiatives is sponsoring its second annual Anderson Fiesta from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Dickmann Town Center Plaza, 1135 Meridian St. Admission to the event is free.
Anderson University professor of chemistry Scott Kennedy has kept very busy this summer.
Kennedy spent the past few months in California working as a guest researcher at Google X, the secretive research branch of Google Inc. During that time, Kennedy has been able to observe the Google work environment reputation in action.
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 2015 guidebook. The exclusive rankings, which include nearly 1,600 schools nationwide, are available today online with The U.S. News College Compass available for purchase at the U.S. News Store.
For the first time, Anderson University will be participating in The Saint John’s Bible exhibit program, “A Year With The Saint John’s Bible,” where students, faculty, staff and visitors can explore seven volumes of the hand-illuminated Bible.
The exhibit opened on Monday, Aug. 25, and will close March 6, 2015.
Anderson University is saddened by the sudden death of Professor Greg Heberling Friday afternoon, August 29, 2014. We ask that you pray for the family, Heb's students, and the AU community. Each member of the AU community leaves their mark and Professor Heberling will be greatly missed for the energy, joy, and passion he brought every day.
[Photo: Spree (left), an oil painting from Dorothy Frey. Gate (right), an embroidery and acrylic piece by Heidi Leitzke.]