Student-athletes at Anderson University are held to rigorous standards, impressing their coaches and professors both on the court and in the classroom. This summer, two AU teams earned national recognition for their academic success.
The story of the Fair family’s connection to Anderson University begins in Turkey with an early-twentieth-century tragedy – the Armenian Genocide.
Beginning in 1915, the Ottoman Empire systematically murdered around 1.5 million Armenians. Able-bodied men were forced into labor, while women and the disabled were forced into death marches. Those who were able to survive the genocide sought refuge elsewhere.
Beginning in Fall 2017, Anderson University will introduce new programs, as well as significant updates to existing programs. The new programs include majors in engineering physics, worship arts, and a B.S. in computer science and minors in social work and sport and recreational leadership.
The new programs are being offered following a review of internal programs and capacity, as well as a scan of the marketplace and job opportunities for students.
“No matter what you go into after school, storytelling will most likely be a vital part of what you do. You have greater impact if you tell a personal story.”
Professor Jack Lugar teaches this philosophy to his students at Anderson University. He joined the full-time faculty in the fall of 2016. Among the classes he has taught are The Art of Storytelling and Screenwriting.
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has awarded an Anderson University alum a spot in the Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program. The program is designed to support junior faculty researching contemporary American history, politics, culture, and society. Lerone Martin BA ’02, an assistant professor of religion and politics at John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St.
John Lee, a junior biochemistry major at Anderson University, hopes to one day work as a doctor with the immigrant and refugee populations. He also has an interest in working in the medical field abroad. Fortunately, he found a way to gain international medical experience while also immersing himself in another culture, thanks to the Atlantis Project.