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.
School of Education News
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.”
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.
Anderson University is one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review. AU is one of 155 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best in the Midwest" section of its website feature, "2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region," posted August 5 on PrincetonReview.com.