Anderson, Indiana


From the Basketball Court to the Football Arena: AU Internships of a Lifetime

Mon, 2009-11-23 04:15 -- univcomm
November 23, 2009

As senior year and the prospect of graduation rolls around, it is the goal of all college students to gain that one internship that will make them stand out among the crowd of graduates looking for jobs. The internship will bring with it recognition of one’s dedication to the field and a move to the top of the applications stacked on a potential employer’s desk.

AU 2009 Grad Haley McCracken’s Journey to Jerusalem

Fri, 2009-11-13 08:15 -- univcomm
November 13, 2009

Haley McCracken looked at the seat she had been sitting in just one year before -- before she graduated from Anderson University, before her mother passed away and before she even thought of going to Israel with the Jeeninga Fellowship of Archeology. A year ago she sat in the seat in front of her, listening to Shannon New-Spangler share about her experience in Israel. Little did McCracken know then about the trials and triumphs the year held for her.

Anderson University honors local couple, pre-med student

Mon, 2009-11-09 15:20 -- univcomm
November 9, 2009

A longtime Anderson couple was honored Saturday at the annual Anderson University dinner for individual community efforts, according to Karen Roller, Executive Director of Development at Anderson University.

Anderson University President James Edwards selected Glenn and Berny Falls for the 2009 William P. Riethmiller Community Partnership Award. The award is given each year to people in Anderson who have shown a dedication to Anderson’s community, Roller said.

From Zambia to Anderson, service knows no limits

Fri, 2009-11-06 08:15 -- univcomm
November 6, 2009

The 4x4 pickup truck was coming around the curve just a little too fast, and the driver lost control. The truck rolled and slid 30 yards across the tarmac. Amazingly, the passengers left the scene without a scratch. “I knew the hand of God was in that,” says Anderson University student Oscar Ndao, reflecting on the accident that could have taken his life three years ago.

Community Hospital Anderson partners with AU

Thu, 2009-10-29 11:30 -- univcomm
October 29, 2009

Community Hospital Anderson recently announced that it is partnering with the Anderson University School of Nursing to enhance medication training and practices. Community Hospital Anderson, along with the Community Hospital Anderson Foundation, will provide the AU School of Nursing with the Pyxis® MedStation® System. The Pyxis® MedStation® System represents the very latest in automated medication management.

Thoreau returns after 150 years

Wed, 2009-10-28 12:13 -- univcomm
October 28, 2009

Imagine performing in a theatrical monologue. Imagine writing, directing, and choreographing this spectacle. Then, imagine that your character is a famous literary figure whose works have been heavily-studied for over a century. Finally, imagine performing it so well that you are asked to speak in a public program marking the 150th anniversary of Henry David Thoreau’s defense speeches of John Brown.


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