Lindsey Jeffers graduated from Anderson University’s School of Nursing in May 2015. During her time at AU, Jeffers discovered a passion for helping and serving patients, people, and the Lord. With faith being a major part of her life, Jeffers found God calling her to a place she never thought she would go.
Most college students at a small Christian college do not spend time worried about law enforcement or correctional officers, but a small group of passionate AU students has taken on this challenge in a personal and relational way. The students involved in Juvenile Justice spend an evening with some of the at-risk youth of Madison County, building relationships of mutual challenge and encouragement.
Anderson University has many outlets for students, including an outlet in the Cultural Resource Center, commonly known as the CRC. Mike Thigpen, director of the Cultural Resource Center and Multicultural Student Services explains, “It is the house for all things international, multicultural, or anything diverse.” The CRC houses and covers all ethnic groups, but also social issues.
When you walk into the community room at Edgewater Woods nursing home on a Monday night, you might be startled by the scene. In one corner of the room, someone twirls around to an offbeat version of “Glory to God.” In another corner, a cluster of people dance and sing along to “Oh Happy Day.” Others scattered throughout the room talk, clap their hands, or play a beat on shakers.
Gaining The Experience: AU senior serves as EMT intern
Kayla Medaris is a senior at Anderson University studying psychology. Before wrapping up her college career, Medaris decided to dive deeper into the medical world by becoming a certified EMT two summers ago. She now can add a position at Seal Ambulance to her resume.
The Christian Center: The Ministry A Mile Away
Exactly one mile away from the campus of Anderson University, there rests a building and an organization that is changing the lives in the city of Anderson. The battered building resides downtown, easily missed while busy people drive through. Yet this forgotten structure is, for many, a place called home.
Anderson University Hosts VEX Robotics K-12 Competition
Anderson, Ind. -- On Dec. 2, 2017, Anderson University’s School of Science and Engineering hosted hundreds of K-12 students and their coaches and families in the Kardatzke Wellness Center for the third annual Raven-VEX Robotics competition. Eighty AU faculty, staff, students, and close friends served as volunteer referees, emcees, and provided other assistance throughout the day.
AU Doctor of Business Administration Ranked One of the Best by College Choice
Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University has been ranked among the 20 Best Doctor of Business Administration Degrees for 2017. The ranking from College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, put AU at #11 for the Best Doctor of Business Administration Degrees. The full ranking is available on their website.
A step beyond tutoring: On the mission of Study Buddies to be salt and light
Study Buddies is one of seven campus ministries at Anderson University, focusing primarily on tutoring and mentoring elementary school students. Study Buddies partners with South Meridian Church of God (South) and their Open Door tutoring program. Open Door is available to all children of the community in kindergarten through fifth grade.