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Colts to return to Anderson University for 2014 training camp

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:28 -- univcomm
January 1, 2014

For the fifth consecutive summer, the Indianapolis Colts will call Anderson University their training camp home in 2014.

The news was announced Tuesday afternoon by team owner Jim Irsay on his Twitter account. Irsay also took the time to praise the city and its residents.

"The people in Anderson are so friendly and welcoming each summer," Irsay tweeted. "True blue Colts fans. Great city in the heartland!!!"

Chick-fil-A opens restaurant at university

Mon, 2013-12-30 09:26 -- univcomm
December 30, 2013

School food is not known as being a first choice for a meal by most students, but that was before Anderson University brought a Chick-fil-A to campus.

“A lot of my friends like to eat here twice a day,” said Abigail Robertson, 19, an Anderson University student studying elementary education.

Chartwells Dining Service has partnered with the national chain to create a licensed location called a Chick-fil-A Express in the Raven Haven.

Anderson University announces holiday office schedule

Thu, 2013-12-19 07:44 -- univcomm
December 19, 2013

Anderson University administrative offices will be closed to observe the Christmas holiday beginning Friday, December 20, at 5 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, Dec. 30, at 8 a.m. The university will be closed January 1 for New Year's Day and will reopen Thursday, January 2. Campus security officers will maintain normal hours during the extended holiday.

Lil' Sibs invited to campus for special weekend in February

Mon, 2013-12-16 13:16 -- univcomm
December 16, 2013

Anderson University's campus will host the annual Lil' Sibs Weekend on Friday, Feb. 7 - Sunday, Feb, 9, 2014.

"Lil' Sibs Weekend is jam-packed with exciting and entertaining things to do for everyone," said Trent Palmer, director of student activities. "From late-night skating to breakfast and cartoons in the dorm lobbies, you will not want to miss any of the fun on the AU campus for Lil' Sibs Weekend!"

ASO adds vocalist to Christmas Concert

Fri, 2013-12-13 09:35 -- univcomm
December 13, 2013

The Anderson Symphony Orchestra is bringing back its traditional Christmas Concert, but with a new element this year.

The orchestra will hold its annual performance with guest vocalist Heather Bays at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Paramount Theatre.

The symphony will remain pretty traditional with the exception of the new performance, said Dana Stone, ASO executive director. Stone thinks it’s the first time a singer will perform during the Christmas Concert since 2009.

Editorial: When AU receives grants, community also benefits

Thu, 2013-12-12 09:02 -- univcomm
December 12, 2013

When you visit Midwestern communities of Anderson’s size, you find that they share common traits but also have unique characteristics.

One major feature that separates some small Midwestern cities from others is the presence — or absence — of higher education. Cities that have four-year colleges or universities just feel different, more alive and more in touch with the future.

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