News

Under The Raven’s Wing: College Mentors for Kids

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:34

Emily Fulk
 

Here at Anderson University, College Mentors for Kids is a program that connects children in Madison County with leaders on campus. Children are paired one-on-one with a mentor and together they discover some of the activities that AU has to offer.

AU celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with School of Education Testimonies

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 09:21

Lauren Vale and Carrie VanderMolen doing professional development

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week by taking a look at the School of Education and how students and alumni are well prepared within it for the vocation of teaching. The origins of Teacher Appreciation Week date back to the 1940s, and in 1953, Eleanor Roosevelt lobbied Congress to set aside one day to recognize educators.

Anderson University Students Commended for Scholarly Awards

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:12

Three students in a classroom

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University students seek to fulfill the university’s core values each day, and many students fulfill the value of excellence as they earn awards and other commendations for their scholarly work and efforts, both in and out of the classroom.

The following students were recognized during the 2017-2018 school year, and the university congratulates them on their hard work:

Seniors recognized for 4.0 Cumulative GPA Academic Achievement

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:10

AU Seniors who earned 4.0 cumulative GPA

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University recognized seniors Nancy Dalton, Regan Donnell, Lauren Vale, and Carrie VanderMolen for achieving a 4.0 cumulative GPA during their years at AU during honors chapel convocation on April 19.

[Photo: President John Pistole congratulates senior honorees (L - R) Nancy Dalton, Lauren Vale, Carrie VanderMolen, and Regan Donnell, along with Provost Marie Morris. Photo credit: George Abiad.]

Anderson University Announces Speakers and Honorees for Commencement 2018

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:15

Bishop Timothy J. Clarke in top left, Margaret A. Lewis in top right, The Rev. Dr. Melissa Pratt in bottom left, Dr. Todd R. Clear in bottom right.

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will honor distinguished alumni and friends on campus when it celebrates its 100th Commencement on Saturday, May 5.

[Photo: Bishop Timothy J. Clarke in top left, Margaret A. Lewis in top right, The Rev. Dr. Melissa Pratt in bottom left, Dr. Todd R. Clear in bottom right.]

Anderson University’s new vice presidents help lead university into second century

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:25

Headshots of new vice presidents at AU

Anderson, Ind. -- Three new vice presidents have joined the leadership at Anderson University over the past few months. They include vice president for enrollment and marketing, Ryon Kaopuiki, vice president for advancement, Jen Hunt, and vice president for finance, Jim Ragsdale.

Anderson University to host over 15 camps on campus this summer

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:04

Coach holds a soccer ball for a young child to kick at Soccer Camp

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will host a wide variety of camps and pre-college experiences on campus for the 2018 summer season. These will include athletic camps for boys and girls from ages 3-18, as well as pre-college experiences in music, dance, design, STEM, and filmmaking for high school students. In 2017, AU camps brought over 600 students and their families to the city of Anderson.

A step beyond tutoring: On the mission of Study Buddies to be salt and light

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 09:14

AU students play with children at the Study Buddies Program

Study Buddies is one of seven campus ministries at Anderson University, focusing primarily on tutoring and mentoring elementary school students. Study Buddies partners with South Meridian Church of God (South) and their Open Door tutoring program. Open Door is available to all children of the community in kindergarten through fifth grade.

“Come Home” to Anderson University this weekend for Homecoming 2017

Coming Home logo

We hope you will join us on the Anderson University campus Oct. 13-14 for our Homecoming 2017 celebration! As we conclude our Centennial year, the weekend will be filled with our traditional Homecoming events, as well as a few specific Centennial activities. Family Weekend will also take place during this special time on campus!

You can view the full schedule on the Homecoming website. A few highlights include:

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U.S. News and World Report ranks AU among top Midwest universities

Photo of 1 girl and 1 guy sitting on Helios fountain in the Valley at Anderson University.

Anderson University has once again earned a place in the top tier among Midwest regional universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2018 guidebook. The exclusive rankings, which include nearly 1,600 schools nationwide, are available with the purchase of The U.S. News College Compass, or the 2018 guidebook.

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