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Watson George receives 2014 Nicholson Servant Leader award

Thu, 2014-02-06 11:11 -- univcomm
February 6, 2014

Anderson University junior Watson George received the 2014 Nicholson Student Servant Leadership Award for his servant leadership on campus and in the community. The award was made possible by funds directed to the university by Anderson University donors. The award is named in honor of Dr. Robert A. Nicholson, president emeritus of Anderson University.

AU alumna pursuing dream as a behavioral clinician

Wed, 2014-01-29 11:20 -- univcomm
January 29, 2014

Abby Kahl had a dream job in mind when she graduated from Anderson University. Today, she’s reaping the rewards of hard work and persistence. Kahl works as a behavioral clinician at the Suzanne Gresham Center in Muncie, Ind. In this position, she works with clients ranging from ages 2 to 16 who have behavioral disabilities. Kahl’s job requires extensive knowledge, and she says it’s her AU courses that prepared her.

AU receives $1 million from Lilly Endowment to improve employment opportunities for graduates

Thu, 2013-12-05 15:39 -- univcomm
December 5, 2013

Anderson University will receive $1 million to enhance and expand opportunities for its graduates to find meaningful employment in Indiana as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Initiative to Promote Opportunities Through Educational Collaborations. The Endowment awarded $62.7 million in grants to Indiana’s 39 accredited colleges and universities through this initiative.

Is it worth it? Why an AU education has great value

Mon, 2013-10-14 10:41 -- univcomm
October 14, 2013

Over the years, the demand for college-educated employees has gone up. At the same time, the cost of higher education has also risen. And in states such as Indiana, government grant assistance has decreased sharply and quickly, while student-loan debt creeps up with every college graduation. As families continue to struggle with the impact of the most recent recession, parents and incoming college students wonder if a liberal arts education is worth the cost of tuition.

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