Anderson University, Church of God lose formidable leader

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 14:58

Dr. James Earl Massey

Dr. James Earl Massey, dean emeritus of the Anderson University School of Theology and Christian Ministry, passed away June 24, 2018. He was also a Distinguished Elder-at-large for the National Association of the Church of God.

Anderson University Students Develop App for Studying Spanish Phonetics

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:59

Wallace, Pleninger, Romero, and Coy (L-R) pictured at the CIS Case Competition.

Anderson, Ind. — Over the past two years, students in the computer science program at Anderson University have been partnering with the modern foreign language program to develop an app that aids in studying Spanish phonetics. It is a custom tool that contains specific vocabulary and content for the SPAN 3140 course at AU. The research for the app has been presented at two Scholars Day events and at the 2018 CIS Case Competition at Ball State University.

Under The Raven’s Wing: College Mentors for Kids

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:34

Emily Fulk

Here at Anderson University, College Mentors for Kids is a program that connects children in Madison County with leaders on campus. Children are paired one-on-one with a mentor and together they discover some of the activities that AU has to offer.

AU’s “Raven Watch” sports show announced as national contest finalist

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:43

Photo of Lindsay Stone on Raven Watch set

Anderson, Ind. — A program produced by Anderson University communication students has been named a finalist in a national sports-media contest sponsored by the Sports Video Group. “Raven Watch,” a product of the AU student newspaper, is contending for recognition as Outstanding Program Series, student-produced media division, of the SVG College Sports Media Awards contest.

AU nursing student gains real-world experience working in the NICU

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:55

Headshot of Kaylin Lytle and photo of nursing students

Anderson, Ind. —  Anderson University junior, Kaylin Lytle, is currently gaining career experience as a patient care technician in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at St. Vincent Women’s Hospital.

AU celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with School of Education Testimonies

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 09:21

Lauren Vale and Carrie VanderMolen doing professional development

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week by taking a look at the School of Education and how students and alumni are well prepared within it for the vocation of teaching. The origins of Teacher Appreciation Week date back to the 1940s, and in 1953, Eleanor Roosevelt lobbied Congress to set aside one day to recognize educators.

Anderson University Students Commended for Scholarly Awards

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:12

Three students in a classroom

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University students seek to fulfill the university’s core values each day, and many students fulfill the value of excellence as they earn awards and other commendations for their scholarly work and efforts, both in and out of the classroom.

The following students were recognized during the 2017-2018 school year, and the university congratulates them on their hard work:

AU celebrates National Nurses Week with School of Nursing history

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 09:22

Two nursing students with SIM Man

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University is celebrating National Nurses Week by taking a look back at the history of its nursing program, and how it has grown and adapted as AU enters its second century of faith and service. Officially enacted by President Richard Nixon in 1974, National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday.

Dr. Lawrence Allen and Mrs. Renee Hull-Allen honored with Riethmiller Community Partnership Award

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:16

President Pistole with the Allen's.

Anderson, Ind. — On April 21, Dr. Lawrence Allen and Mrs. Renee Hull-Allen were awarded the William P. Riethmiller Community Partnership Award at the Anderson University President’s Appreciation Dinner. Dr. and Mrs. Allen are advocates and champions of Anderson University, the Boze Lyric Theatre, and the music, theatre, and dance program.

[Photo: President Pistole and Kathy Harp with Dr. Lawrence Allen and Mrs. Renee Hull-Allen.]

AU Enactus Team Named Regional Champion, Headed to Kansas City for National Competition in May

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:35

Enactus students hold regional trophy

Anderson, Ind. — The Anderson University Enactus team was recently named a Regional Champion at the Enactus United States Regional Competition in Chicago, Ill., and will travel to Kansas City, Mo. to compete as one of more than 100 regional champions from around the country at the Enactus United States National Exposition, May 20-22.