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U.S. News and World Report ranks AU among top Midwest universities

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:11

Photo of 1 girl and 1 guy sitting on Helios fountain in the Valley at Anderson University.
 

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 2018 guidebook. The exclusive rankings, which include nearly 1,600 schools nationwide, are available with the purchase of The U.S.

Anderson University to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 14:55

Three men on a Tri-S trip work to demo a building.

Anderson University is working to support the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts taking place in Houston and surrounding areas. AU students, faculty, and staff aim to exemplify our core values of servant leadership and generosity by working together to help the city and surrounding areas.

SCC SOLO Tour: An Evening With Steven Curtis Chapman

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 16:25

Steven Curtis Chapman with his guitar
 

Join us during our Homecoming celebrations on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in Reardon Auditorium for an evening with Anderson University alum Steven Curtis Chapman. Steven and his wife, Mary Beth, will be coming “home” to the place where they first met for a night of hits and history.

Dr. Charles Myricks, Jr., to speak in Anderson University’s Chapel

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 17:06

Dr. Charles Myricks, Jr

Dr. Charles Myricks, Jr., will speak in Anderson University’s chapel session on Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium. He currently serves as the chief operating and development officer of the National Association of the Church of God West Middlesex, Pa., and he serves on the Board of Trustees of Anderson University and the Board of Directors of Youth Excellence Performance Arts Workshop (Akron, Ohio).

Anderson University to host Eighth Annual Elizabeth York Children’s Literature Festival

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:11

Elizabeth York Children’s Literature Festival Logo with Creature on a Couch

Anderson University will host the eighth annual Elizabeth York Children’s Literature Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Nicholson Library. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free to the public. A lunch will be available for $10 per person, and the deadline to RSVP for the lunch is Sept.

AU Presents Department of Communication and Design Arts Faculty Exhibit

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 09:17

Painting by Tai Lipan
 

Anderson University presents an exhibition of current professional work by the faculty of Anderson University’s Department of Communication and Design Arts. The exhibit will be held in the Jessie C. Wilson Gallery of the Krannert Fine Arts Center from Sept. 8 through Oct.

Former Attorney General to speak at Anderson University for Constitution Day

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 08:19

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr.
 

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., former attorney general for the United States, will be speaking at Anderson University on Sept. 19 for the observation of Constitution Day. Holder will first meet with Anderson University students majoring in national security studies, then provide an address at an open forum at 2 p.m. in York Performance Hall. A media session will follow at 2:45 p.m.

AU Hosts Writer Scott Russell Sanders for Truth, Faith, and Service Speaker Series

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:49

Scott Russell Sanders to speak at AU

Writer and conservationist Scott Russell Sanders will be speaking in Nicholson Library on Anderson University’s campus on Friday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. as part of the Truth, Faith, and Service speaker series. The event is free and open to the public.

High school programs help students get a head start on college

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:23

Students examine sound waves using fire with the guidance of Dr. Chad Wallace.
 

High school students can start earning college credits before they graduate with Anderson University’s Launch and Early STEM programs. Anderson University offers many classes to high school juniors and seniors ready to earn dual credits. Classes are discounted, and students can request a transcript at the end of the semester to use as needed.

AU professor among Teachers of the Year

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 09:53

Dr. Diana Jones high fives students during a Homeschool physical education class.

Dr. Diana Jones, professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology at Anderson University, was among the Indiana state educators named 2017 Teacher of the Year by the Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Educators (AHPERD).