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Adams receives Smith Christian Education Scholarship

Mon, 2009-05-04 10:18 -- univcomm
May 4, 2009

Hannah Adams, a senior at Anderson University majoring in Bible and Religion, from Nineveh, Ind. was recently selected as the 2009 recipient of the Rev. Billie Roy and Pearl Toon Smith Endowed Christian Education Scholarship Award.  The $5,600 scholarship was recently presented to Adams by the Religious Studies Department during a special luncheon on the Olt Student Center.

AU honors four during commencement, May 9

Fri, 2009-05-01 10:16 -- univcomm
May 1, 2009

Anderson University will honor four distinguished persons with honorary degrees during commencement exercises, Saturday, May 9. The 3 p.m. program will be held in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Speaking during Anderson University’s baccalaureate service will be Rev. Dr. Kerry Robinson, senior pastor of East Side Church of God in Anderson, Ind., and member of the Anderson University Board of Trustees. Baccalaureate will take place earlier that day in Reardon Auditorium at 10 a.m. All events are free and open to the public.

Dove Flight chopper and disaster lab offer lifelike experience for Nursing students

Thu, 2009-04-30 10:56 -- univcomm
April 30, 2009

On Wednesday, AU School of Nursing students had some hands-on simulation experiences that broke the mold of a stereotypical classroom setting. Through an up-close tour of a Dove Flight helicopter and the "disaster lab," students had the opportunity to learn first-hand what experiences may await them in the field.

Wisdom Tooth gives theatre students hands-on experience

Fri, 2009-04-24 15:41 -- univcomm
April 24, 2009

"We don't study our art in isolation," said Ronn Johnstone, assistant professor of communication at AU, "but as a dynamic component to the community we are a part of." AU recently finalized plans for Wisdom Tooth Theatre Project, an entirely student-run, professional theatre company that enable students to produce live theatre in local venues.

Students recognized at chapel for academic achievement

Tue, 2009-04-21 11:40 -- univcomm
April 21, 2009

Eight students were in honored in Reardon Auditorium on April 22 for achieving a 4.0 cumulative GPA during their years at Anderson University. Amy Bader, Andrea Brinkley, Raymond Kenney, Katie Kinman, Rachel Koontz, Candice Lane, Erica Narwold and Carrie Thomas all received awards for their outstanding academic achievement. Jeremiah Townsell and Melenda Hawthorne were also recognized with the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award for their academic success, character, contributions to the campus community, personal growth and athletic achievement.

Spracklen receives Stevenson Outstanding Student Award

Tue, 2009-04-21 11:00 -- univcomm
April 21, 2009

AU senior Andrew J. Spracklen from Pekin, Ill. was recently awarded the Stevenson Outstanding Student Award for their academic achievement. As an outstanding student, Spracklen was selected for the $5,000 award by Dr. Blake Janutolo, Dean of the College of Science and Humanities, and the biology faculty. The Stevenson Award is made possible through a gift by Dr. Jerry and Patricia Stevenson.

AU prepares to remodel 5th Street

Mon, 2009-04-20 12:54 -- univcomm
April 20, 2009

To increase campus safety and create a pedestrian-friendly roadway for students at Anderson University, the university will begin a $2 million remodel project on Fifth Street this coming summer.  The project, undertaken in cooperation with the City of Anderson, will both widen and add a safety median on Fifth Street upon completion.

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