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Ninth Annual York Children’s Literature Festival taking place Oct. 6 in Nicholson Library

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 08:20

York Children's Festival

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University will host the ninth annual Elizabeth York Children’s Literature Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6 in Nicholson Library. This free event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a lunch option for $10 per person.

AU School of Science and Engineering Receives Multiple Grants and Scholarships

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:44

School of Science and Engineering Student

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University’s School of Science and Engineering has recently received multiple student scholarships and grants for faculty projects. The following students received scholarships from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium:

Anderson University Welcomes Harrison College Transfers

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:55

Two students sitting in front of Decker Hall

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University is ready and able to welcome students from Harrison College. The faculty and staff at AU want to recognize your college achievements so far, and are prepared to work with students in the transfer admissions process to ensure as seamless a transition as possible.

Indiana Supreme Court to Hold Oral Argument at Anderson University

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 08:57

Eternal Flame at Anderson University

Anderson, Ind.— The Indiana Supreme Court will travel to Anderson University in Madison County on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The Court will hold oral argument in a criminal search and seizure case. The argument is in the case of Marcus Zanders v. State of Indiana (15S01-1611-CR-571).

U.S. News and World Report ranks AU among top Midwest universities for 15th year

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 14:17

AU Campus Seal
 

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University has once again earned a place in the top tier among Midwest regional universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019 guidebook. The exclusive rankings are available with the purchase of The U.S. News College Compass, or the 2018 guidebook.

AU Engineering Program earns ABET Accreditation

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 15:39

Students working with Professor Kyle Tarplee
 

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University’s bachelor’s degree program in mechanical engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.  

AU Senior Becomes Indianapolis Colts Cheerleader

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:57

Colts Cheerleaders and Katie Lawrence
 

At just three years old, Katie Lawrence fell in love with dance, and it became a huge part of her life. Her fourth grade teacher happened to be an Indianapolis Colts cheerleader and grew to be an inspiration and role model to Lawrence. Soon after seeing the impact the cheerleaders have on the community in Indiana, it became a dream she was determined to achieve. In 2015, as a college freshman, she tried out and did not make the team.

Anderson University Introduces New Programs and Faculty Members for 2018-19

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:36

Two students working on a laptop in Decker Breezeway

Anderson, Ind. — Beginning in Fall 2018, Anderson University will introduce new programs. These programs are being offered following a faculty review of internal programs and capacity, as well as an analysis of the marketplace and job opportunities for graduates. They include:

President John Pistole provides vision for AU’s second century

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:08

President John Pistole speaking at an event
 

Distinctive. Compelling. Relevant. When President John Pistole stepped onto campus as head of Anderson University in 2015, those three values were his compass for what he would strive for the university to be.

“In everything we do, how can we be a distinctive, compelling, and relevant institution?” In his first three years with AU, Pistole and his staff have found a multitude of answers.

Anderson University Prepares Students for Graduate School

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 16:13

Christina Nesslage at Commencement with Jackie Grondahl

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University is proud to prepare students for a life of faith and service in the church and society. What comes after graduation will vary for each individual. For some, it means going on to do graduate study, and AU has seen its students continue their education in a wide variety of fields, including: