Every four years, the English department selects the visiting Vision Revision artist. This year, author Sena Jeter Naslund has been has been invited not only to lead Vision Revision in chapel but also to serve as the keynote speaker for the English department's first Writer's Conference.
Many kids today are living in poverty or in circumstances beyond their control. The idea of growing up to be something or someone special eludes them.
But several college students are changing the way some kids see their future, and themselves.
College Mentor for Kids, a program founded in 1994 by two Indiana University students, works to change all that and help kids to dream big.
A Ripple of Hope, a documentary film created by Covenant Productions® at Anderson University, will premiere at the Paley Center for Media in New York, NY, on Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the screening and feature Kerry Kennedy (Human Rights Activist; Author, Being Catholic Now; and daughter of Robert F. Kennedy), Rory Kennedy (Filmmaker and daughter of Robert F.
This city, about 50 miles northeast of Indianapolis, has long been saddled with dubious distinctions.
It is the home, for example, of two dozen former General Motors factories and thousands of retired auto workers who are still dependent on G.M. for health care and pensions. It once ranked right behind Flint, Mich., as the city with the largest concentration of G.M. operations, and it fell just as hard as the car company faltered.
Five teams of 5 students on a team have been working to help a local business for the past 6 months, and will be presenting their work at the annual AU Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) and the Flagship Enterprise Center Consulting Services Showcase. A panel of local business leaders will evaluate the success of each team and declare a winner, with the top team receiving a $500 cash prize.
Anderson University will welcome renown peacemaker Father Gregory Boyle, founder of Los Angeles-based Homeboy Industries, an organization that gives jobs to young men and women who agree to give up the gang life. Boyle will speak to Anderson University on Tuesday, March 10, at 10 a.m. during chapel/convocation in Reardon Auditorium.
The Wesleyan Theological Society, at its 2009 meeting at Anderson University, March 5-7, will present it most prestigious award. Anderson University Professor Emeritus of Christian Studies, Dr. Barry L. Callen, will receive the Society’s Life-Time Achievement Award at the Society’s Friday, March 6, evening banquet.
Anderson University was recently made aware of the passage of the Midwestern Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2008 (the Act). The Act provides for an expansion of the IRS Education Credits for students attending an eligible educational institution located in a Midwestern Disaster Area. Students attending Anderson University may qualify since Madison County is one of the designated counties.