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.
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The event, the first of its kind at AU, will offer prospective students the opportunity to interact with professors and current students, tour departments, and explore different areas of study at AU.
Each semester, Anderson University students have the opportunity to explore other cultures, learn foreign languages, and expand their horizons through study abroad programs. While many travel to common destinations such as France, Spain, or England, one student recently journeyed far beyond her cultural boundaries by spending a semester in Morocco.
Hosting a program designed to feed the minds, bodies and souls of area children, Allen Chapel Fellowship Hall dedicates three nights a week to any young person who knocks on the front door. Not only do volunteers supply dinner, tutoring and a literacy program, they even add an enrichment component to the evening.
As kids start to reach their teenage years, new issues, such as self-image and acceptance of those different from themselves, start to arise.