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Anderson University Opens New Cybersecurity Engineering Laboratory

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:30

Students work on laptops at a table. The third student is smiling at the camera.

On Oct. 31, Anderson University will open the new Cybersecurity Engineering Laboratory in the AU Engineering Center. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception will take place from 9-10 a.m. and guests can park in the Hartung or Discovery Day parking lots.

Students find value in experience at internships

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:49

Music business major, Kayla Brandt, in Disney World for Disney’s College Program.

An internship is a necessity in the pursuit of a job in today’s workforce. Whether one has a degree in athletic training, business, or history, many employers deem education incomplete without tangible, real-world experience. Anderson University students like Kayla Brandt and Michael Weigel are taking advantage of these opportunities. 

“Come Home” to Anderson University this weekend for Homecoming 2017

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:12

Coming Home logo

We hope you will join us on the Anderson University campus Oct. 13-14 for our Homecoming 2017 celebration! As we conclude our Centennial year, the weekend will be filled with our traditional Homecoming events, as well as a few specific Centennial activities. Family Weekend will also take place during this special time on campus!

The storied history of campus ministries at AU

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 17:02

A male and female dance at a Differently-Abled Campus Ministry event.
 

Ministry opportunities have been a part of Anderson University’s campus since its inception in 1917 as Anderson Bible Training School, growing larger along with the enrollment of students. However, the catalyst for structure came when President Robert H. Reardon hired Don Collins BA ’51, who had been working as the pastor of Park Place Church of God, as the college’s campus pastor in January of 1978. 

AU’s transition from typewriters to iPhones

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:55

Student and mentor sit at a computer in the Genesys Lab.

Anderson University has always attempted to stay on the cutting edge of technology for the sake of its students. When computers became more mainstream, AU was one of the first colleges to obtain one for student and faculty use. When the Internet became more than just an abstract idea, AU ensured that students could access it not just in the classroom but in their dorms as well.

A “throwback” to the first student handbook of Anderson College

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 17:27

Homecoming Court from the days of Anderson College
 

The first student handbook was published for Anderson University students (then Anderson College) in 1941. The rules, regulations, and tips included in this book are a reflection of the time, although some could still be seen as relevant today.

[Photo: Homecoming Court from the days of Anderson College (1952). Homecoming 2017 will take place on Oct. 13-14 and will conclude AU's Centennial celebration.]

AU maintains a historical relationship with the City of Anderson

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:41

Lighting the Path logo- Anderson University Centennial 1917-2017
 

Anderson University has long been a partner with the City of Anderson in a variety of ways over the last 100 years. The partnership has proved to be valuable for both parties, since the university works to promote the city to its students, and the city works to promote the university to its citizens.

Anderson University presents "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at Byrum Hall

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:20

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown words on yellow background with black squiggle line.
 

Anderson University’s fall musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, presented by the Boze Lyric Theatre will premiere on Oct. 14 during Homecoming Weekend at Byrum Hall.

Kristian Andersen to speak in Anderson University’s Homecoming Chapel, Oct. 12

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:58

Kristian Andersen, speaking in Homecoming Chapel

Anderson University alumnus Kristian Andersen BA ‘96 will speak in Homecoming chapel on Oct. 12, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium. This chapel session will conclude the Centennial Chapel/Convocation Speaker Series. Chapel is free and open to the public.