Internship stretches student outside her comfort zone

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 14:56

The surgery suite in the cardiac center where Aviles interned. During her internship, she was able to observe a heart surgery.

Anderson University senior Emily Aviles has known she wanted to pursue occupational therapy as a career from the beginning, so when it came time to find an internship, she knew where to start the search. After some research, she found an internship program at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in the cardiac rehab center.

A summer unlike most for student Jackie Grondahl

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:07

Jackie Grondahl is spending the summer sharing the gospel in Europe.

Many college students spend dozens of hours searching to find a great summer internship to apply for in preparation for their career. Junior Jackie Grondahl got lucky. She made her connection to her summer internship while still in high school.

H.L. and Sandy Baker honored with Community Partnership Award

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 16:03

Sandy and H.L. Baker

On May 13, H.L. and Sandra (Moore) Baker were awarded the William P. Riethmiller Community Partnership Award at the Anderson University President’s Appreciation Dinner. H.L. and Sandy are both AU alumni and distinguished leaders for the university community, the city of Anderson, and in their church, Madison Park Church of God, formerly North Anderson Church of God.

Anderson University STEM professors win two $15,000 grants

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 15:22

Students in a computer lab.

Anderson University professors Dr. Lee Van Groningen and Dr. Josiah Kunz have been awarded with two $15,000 grants by Indiana Space Grant Consortium (INSGC).

INSGC is part of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, a program funded by NASA, which pursues to carry out education, research, and public outreach activities in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. AU has been its member since 2011.

Callen and Lawrence receive Hamer scholarship

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 11:43

Emily Callen and Ian Lawrence

Emily Callen and Ian Lawrence received the Hamer Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund, which is awarded to students who have significant health issues.

AU faculty and staff honored at awards luncheon

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 14:48

Kimberly Lyle-Ippolito, Kim Williams (on behalf of Chris Williams), Sarah Neal, and Jim Scott accept awards from President John Pistole.

Anderson University recently honored Dr. Kimberly Lyle-Ippolito and Chris Williams with John A. Morrison Awards for their commitment and service to AU. In addition, the university presented the MOSAIC Award to Sarah Neal and the Torchbearer Award to Dr. James Scott

Rachel Hopkins earns prestigious nursing scholarship

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 14:26

Rachel Hopkins

Rachel Hopkins, a junior nursing major at Anderson University, has been named a Norton Healthcare Scholar. This scholarship not only helps Hopkins financially, but it also secures a job for her after her graduation.

Anderson University hosts eleventh annual Send Off for AU Students

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 15:57

Students pose with a photo frame near the Decker Hall stairwell.

On Friday, April 28, the Anderson University Office of Alumni Engagement hosted its eleventh annual Send Off event for AU students. The Send Off includes food, music, and a special presentation for graduating seniors.

2017 Professors Emeriti: Murray, Rodgers, and Wiese

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:57

Dr. Mark Murray, Dr. Reginald Rodgers, Dr. Michael Wiese

As the 2016-27 academic year comes to a close, the Anderson University Board of Trustees voted to confer emeritus status upon three departing faculty members.

“Faculty emeritus status is conferred by the Board of Trustees to certain faculty members who retire after having served the university under honorable circumstances for a total of 15 or more years,” Provost Marie Morris explained.