AU student receives spot in fellowship program

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 15:59

Libby Durbin

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.

Trip to Kenya impacts student’s worldview

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 16:33

Ryann Hartzell with a child in Kisumu, Kenya.

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.

Anderson University hosts second annual Day of Giving, raises $177,000

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 17:11

672 Donors, 218 faculty/staff, 178 first-time, $177,000 given.

On Thursday, April 6, Anderson University hosted its second annual day of giving event, Orange & Black Give Back. This year, 672 donors gave more than $177,000. Of those who gave, 218 were faculty and staff members, and 176 donors gave to the university for the first time.

Giving to AU: Every Gift Matters

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 15:11

Giving from Giving Tuesday enabled the university to donate notebooks to local students.

As Anderson University gears of for its Orange and Black Give Back day of giving on April 6, the Office of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving explain how financial gifts impact the institution.

Advocate for disabled to speak at Anderson University

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 14:33

Randy and Austin Lewis

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.

Anderson University Announces Commencement Speaker, Honorees

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 15:58

Professors shake hands with students as they process to commencement.

AU alumni and faculty emeritus among degree recipients and speakers

Anderson University will welcome distinguished alumni when it celebrates commencement on Saturday, May 6.

Centennial Chapel Series welcomes Ben Orcutt and Steve Sipka

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:48

Ben Orcutt and Steve Sipka

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.

Anderson University presents Spring Into Dance12

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:15

Spring Into Dance: 12

Anderson University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will host Spring Into Dance 12 at Reardon Auditorium on March 31 at 7:30 p.m. and April 1 at 2:30 p.m.