Scholar’s Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration weekend (SOAR) is always an exciting weekend for the prospective scholar students at Anderson University. This year, however, they had extra cause for anticipation: the seniors of the Honors Program each presented their seminar projects at SOAR for the first time in the program’s history.
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Anderson University recently honored four faculty members who retired at the end of the spring semester. During a reception in Reardon Auditorium on April 26, faculty and staff gathered to share congratulations and words of appreciation for Professor Paul Gray, Professor Zola Noble, Dr. Linda Swindell, and Dr. Ken Turner.
Identical twins Elizabeth and Katherine Barwick anxiously lined up outside Anderson University’s Reardon Auditorium, adjusting their black caps and gowns.
It had been a lot of hard work, but the Mishawaka women said there was much fun mixed in with that dedication and they would miss their experiences from college.
They were just two of 645 who graduated from AU on Saturday afternoon at the Kardatzke Wellness Center.
For many students at Anderson University, scheduling classes can be a difficult task. However, with the inclusion of summer classes, some of that stress can be alleviated. Summer classes provide an extra four sessions in which students can complete credits toward graduation. The classes are also offered at a reduced rate of $350 per credit hour, which helps ease the financial burdens that many students face.
Anderson University recently announced that Dr. Carl Erskine, Dodger baseball legend and trustee emeritus of Anderson University, will address the graduating class of 2012 during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 5. The 3 p.m. (EDT) program will be conducted in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Speaking during Anderson University’s baccalaureate service will be the Rev. Grant A. Horner, senior pastor at Eastland Church of God in Lexington. Ky.