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Statement regarding RFRA

Tue, 2015-03-31 19:40 -- univcomm
March 31, 2015

Anderson University’s mission, to educate students for a life of faith and service to the church and society, calls us to understand the diverse perspectives and backgrounds that students bring to the campus and will encounter when they graduate. We believe that through respectful dialogue and inquiry we can best live out that mission, be a better university, and that our students are best prepared as servant leaders.

Alumnae reunite at Morrison Hall after 50 years

Fri, 2015-03-27 10:25 -- smgower
March 27, 2015
Learn more about a group of nine Morrison Hall alumnae that reunited 50 years after first meeting at Anderson University.

Fifty years ago, a group of young women from across the country joined each other at Anderson University (then Anderson College) to start their freshman year. They would later find out this was the start of a lifelong friendship.

Pam (Salatin) Jones, Maxine (Norton) Tanner, Joyce (Johnson) Shermerhorn, Cheryl (Weitner) Turner, Diana (Stover) Anthony, Naomi (Evans) Baker, Cheryl (Lantz) Armentrout, Serita (Frost) McFarling and Sherrill (Flick) Wilson all met while living on Morrison 3 North during their freshman year in 1964.

Pistole relishing challenge of AU president role

Tue, 2015-03-24 16:00 -- smgower
March 24, 2015
Read The Herald Bulletin's article about how President John S. Pistole is relishing the challenge of his new role as president of Anderson University.

Three weeks into his tenure at Anderson University, John Pistole is embarked on a crash course about how to be a university president and is relishing the challenge.

“I worked two weeks and then spring break. What’s not to like?” Pistole joked Monday during his first extended interview with The Herald Bulletin since assuming office.

National Lincoln exhibit to open this week at AU

Mon, 2015-03-23 08:29 -- univcomm
March 23, 2015
National Lincoln Exhibit at Anderson University

“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a nationwide traveling exhibition presented by the American Library Association (ALA), will debut at Anderson University’s Nicholson Library on Friday, March 27. This exhibit is free and open to students, faculty and staff, and the general public. This exhibit focuses on Abraham Lincoln’s “struggle to meet the political and constitutional challenges of the Civil War” (ALA).

Anderson University dedicates new Peace Pole

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:48 -- univcomm
March 20, 2015
Anderson University dedicates new peace pole.

Standing 10 feet tall (including 4 feet underground) and weighing 600 pounds, the peace pole is one of the newest addition to Anderson University’s campus.  The pole, displaying a message of peace in 14 different languages, is intended to represent as many Anderson University students from around the world as possible.

Positioned near the Fine Arts building, the pole was placed in a high traffic area. Students, professors, and visitors to campus will pass by the pole each day. Organizers hope they will reflect on its message.

Two AU students intern at Fishhook

Tue, 2015-03-17 11:14 -- smgower
March 17, 2015
Learn how Anderson University business students used their AU experiences to land internships at Fishhook, a creative services firm in Indianapolis.

The opportunity to help churches and faith-based organizations gain momentum through creative and compelling communication strategies is what drove Anderson University seniors Dalton Cox and Mark Hofstrom to intern at Fishhook this past summer.  

Fishhook is an Indianapolis-based communications and marketing agency primarily serving religious groups.

Cox, who helped create and manage video and online components, learned about the internship from the founder’s daughter, a fellow AU student.

AU senior reaches out to orphans in Russia

Wed, 2015-03-11 09:32 -- smgower
March 11, 2015
Learn how senior Anderson University education major Natalie Meliotes helped orphans through an internship in Russia.

It was through Orphan Outreach, a non-profit organization dedicated to reaching out to millions of at risk children, that Natalie Meliotes received the opportunity to travel to Russia for a month over the summer.

Meliotes is a senior majoring in education and minoring in global studies. Ever since she could remember, Meliotes knew that she wanted to travel abroad, especially to Russia.

Sports marketing class gains real-world industry experience

Wed, 2015-03-04 09:22 -- smgower
March 4, 2015
Learn more about the real-world experience sports marketing students in the Falls School of Business at Anderson University received through planning events, meeting industry leaders, and more.

Gaining real-life experience in the classroom is a goal for many Falls School of Business students. This semester, students in the sports marketing class got that experience.

Students have planned sporting events, met and networked with industry professionals, and visited professional sports facilities and venues. Anna Stumpf, assistant professor of marketing, and Scott Zebedis, adjunct professor, co-taught and built the class around experiential learning.


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