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Anderson University Prepares Students for Graduate School

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 16:13

Christina Nesslage at Commencement with Jackie Grondahl

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University is proud to prepare students for a life of faith and service in the church and society. What comes after graduation will vary for each individual. For some, it means going on to do graduate study, and AU has seen its students continue their education in a wide variety of fields, including:

Anderson University Students Develop App for Studying Spanish Phonetics

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:59

Wallace, Pleninger, Romero, and Coy (L-R) pictured at the CIS Case Competition.

Anderson, Ind. — Over the past two years, students in the computer science program at Anderson University have been partnering with the modern foreign language program to develop an app that aids in studying Spanish phonetics. It is a custom tool that contains specific vocabulary and content for the SPAN 3140 course at AU. The research for the app has been presented at two Scholars Day events and at the 2018 CIS Case Competition at Ball State University.

AU’s “Raven Watch” sports show announced as national contest finalist

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:43

Photo of Lindsay Stone on Raven Watch set
 

Anderson, Ind. — A program produced by Anderson University communication students has been named a finalist in a national sports-media contest sponsored by the Sports Video Group. “Raven Watch,” a product of the AU student newspaper, is contending for recognition as Outstanding Program Series, student-produced media division, of the SVG College Sports Media Awards contest.

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:

Anderson University Announces Speakers and Honorees for Commencement 2018

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.]

AU Visual Communication Design Seniors present Exhibition titled “refinement”

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:40

Senior student working with professor
 

Anderson, Ind. -- The 2018 graduating visual communication design class at Anderson University will host a gallery opening on Saturday, April 14 from 3-5 p.m. Wilson Galleries will feature the work of ten students in the exhibition, titled “refinement.” The show acts as a culmination of four years of design curriculum and a school year of labor for the seniors.

AU to host Zak Ebrahim for Peace and Conflict Transformation Lecture Series

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 15:40

Zak Ebrahim

Anderson, Ind. -- At 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, the Peace and Conflict Transformation (PACT) program will host Zak Ebrahim for the final installment in their four-part lecture series in Reardon Auditorium. The PACT lecture series is an opportunity to hear from those who have devoted their lives to educating others on matters of forgiveness and reconciliation, as well as those who educate us on injustice and oppression throughout the world.

The Honorable Gen. James R. Clapper (Ret.) to speak at AU, March 28

James Clapper
 

Anderson, Ind. -- On March 28, the Honorable Gen. James Clapper (Ret.), former US director of intelligence, will be speaking at Anderson University. Clapper will meet with Anderson University students majoring in national security studies, and provide a public address at 3 p.m. in York Performance Hall. A media window will follow at 4:30 p.m. and the event is free and open to the public.

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.

AU Senior earns Orr Fellowship with Local Tech Company

Headshot of Peyton Bennett

Anderson, Ind. – Peyton Bennett, senior visual communication major and marketing minor, has earned an Orr Fellowship. After a months-long interview and recruitment process, Bennett now has full-time, two-year position at Formstack, a top Indianapolis tech company. Formstack founder, Ade Olonoh BA ‘00, and CEO, Chris Byers BA ‘00, are both AU alums, and they employ many fellow alumni at the company as well.

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