AU Receives Record Number of Scholarships from INSCG

Anderson University recently received a record number of student scholarships from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium (INSGC). A total of 11 student scholarships were awarded for the 2017-18 school year, the highest in the state of Indiana for all universities/colleges.

The following students received these scholarships:

  • Brianna Beer — senior, major in biology
  • Hayley Bower — senior, major in physics, minor in mathematics
  • Christina Coats — senior, major in math education and dance complementary
  • Erin Eberly — sophomore, major in psychology
  • Ashley King — senior, major in mathematics, minors in information systems, statistics, and athletic coaching
  • Ian Leatherman — junior, major in mechanical engineering
  • Abrielle Moyer — senior, major in accounting and business-information systems complementary
  • Lizette Romero — senior, major in information systems, minor in Spanish
  • Robert Shaver — senior, major in mechanical engineering
  • Conner Todd — sophomore, major in mechanical engineering
  • Ally Wallace — junior, major in computer science

Two grants were also submitted by faculty members, and both received funding from INSGC. Dr. Josiah Kunz, assistant professor of physics, submitted a project titled “Beamline Architect.” Dr. Lee VanGroningen, assistant professor of mathematics, submitted a project titled “Research Experiences in Mathematics.”

The Indiana Space Grant Consortium is part of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program. The Space Grant Program carries out education, research, and public outreach activities related to space, aeronautics, aviation, and Earth system science, while endeavoring to increase financial and government support.

Anderson University is a private Christian university in central Indiana. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America’s top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, Colleges of Distinction, and The Princeton Review. Established in 1917 by the Church of God (Anderson, Ind.), Anderson University offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business and theology.

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Anderson University is a private, liberal arts institution in Anderson, Indiana with a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service in the church and society. Anderson University is recognized among top colleges by U.S. News and World ReportColleges of Distinction, and The Princeton Review. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university now offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in businessmusic education, and theology.

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