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.
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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.
The College Database - the most current and comprehensive source for U.S. college and university data - has named its top colleges in the state for teacher education.
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.
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.