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U.S. News and World Report ranks AU among top Midwest universities

Tue, 2013-09-10 07:44 -- univcomm
September 10, 2013

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 2014 guidebook. The exclusive rankings, which include nearly 1,400 schools nationwide, are available today online, and will also be published in U.S. News & World Report, on newsstands starting September 24. This marks the tenth consecutive year AU has been ranked among the nation’s best colleges.

AU recognized as a "College of Distinction"

Mon, 2013-08-26 15:13 -- univcomm
August 26, 2013

Anderson University has been honored as a College of Distinction for the 2013-2014 school year. The College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor their excellence in student-focused higher education. Schools selected must excel in the Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.

Alumna brings art, history together in the classroom

Tue, 2013-08-13 08:20 -- univcomm
August 13, 2013
Vanessa DeYoung

Vanessa DeYoung wears her love of art and all things creative on her sleeve.

“I’ve always loved making art,” said DeYoung. Painting, mixed media, and pastels get her going. Her excitement for art drives her to share it. DeYoung, 32, is in her seventh year sparking young minds at Anderson Elementary School.

“There’s nothing as pure and beautiful and creative as watching a child create. I just love it,” said DeYoung. She also noted that, for some kids, art offers a way to shine. “It gives certain kids something to be proud of.”

Report shows 85 percent of 2012 AU graduates employed

Mon, 2013-08-12 08:51 -- univcomm
August 12, 2013
Anderson University Class of 2012

The Career Development Center at Anderson University recently released the results of a placement report representing the Class of 2012. Findings from the survey indicate that 85 percent of respondents reported being employed full-time or part-time in a field related to their majors. Ten percent of 2012 AU graduates reported they were continuing their studies. The overall placement rate (employment plus graduate school) for the Class of 2012 was 95 percent with 70 percent remaining in Indiana.

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