Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will present an exhibition of Marc Chagall and the Bible. The exhibit will be held in the Jessie C. Wilson Gallery of the Krannert Fine Arts Center from Jan. 19 through Feb. 23, with an opening reception at 6-7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 26.
Anderson, Ind. -- On Jan. 18, John Brennan, former director of CIA, will be speaking at Anderson University. Brennan will provide an address at an open forum from 7-8:30 p.m. in York Performance Hall, following a meeting with Anderson University students majoring in national security studies. The open forum is free and open to the public.
Anderson, Ind. -- On Monday, Jan. 15, Anderson University will celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a day of service projects and opportunities for reflection and hands-on learning. Classes will be suspended for the day. The celebration will also continue on Tuesday, Jan. 16, with an MLK Jr. chapel and the opening of the PACT Lecture series at 7 p.m.
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.
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.