Anderson University's Operation Foundation Project Anderson has received a grant to financially support its week of service projects this year. The grant will reimburse the group for the expenses they have for these projects from April 18 through 22.
Anderson University will be adding another alum to the Orr Fellowship program this summer. Senior Libby Durbin was one of 50 college students accepted to begin the Orr Fellowship program out of 1,100 applicants. She started the application process in August 2016. She successfully went through a round of interviews and a networking event before being offered a spot.
Ryann Hartzell, a biochemistry major, spent seven weeks in Kisumu, Kenya, with Spread the Word Ministries, treating common diseases and assisting in classes at the Kenya International School of Theology. “It’s not about you, and it’s not about your experiences. It’s about them and glorifying God through the experience,” said Hartzell.
Business executive pioneered disability employment model at Walgreens
Anderson University will host an evening with former Walgreens executive Randy Lewis, an advocate in the disability hiring movement. Lewis will be speaking Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at the York Performance Hall and Galleries on the Anderson University campus. The event is free and open to the public.
AU alumni and faculty emeritus among degree recipients and speakers
Anderson University will welcome distinguished alumni when it celebrates commencement on Saturday, May 6.
Anderson University alumni Ben Orcutt BA ’11 and Steve Sipka BA ’07 will speak in chapel on April 6 at 11 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium as part of the Centennial Chapel/Convocation Speaker Series. After graduating from AU, Orcutt and Sipka have continued to have an impact on the Anderson, Ind., community.