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AU Senior Becomes Indianapolis Colts Cheerleader

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:57

Colts Cheerleaders and Katie Lawrence
 

At just three years old, Katie Lawrence fell in love with dance, and it became a huge part of her life. Her fourth grade teacher happened to be an Indianapolis Colts cheerleader and grew to be an inspiration and role model to Lawrence. Soon after seeing the impact the cheerleaders have on the community in Indiana, it became a dream she was determined to achieve. In 2015, as a college freshman, she tried out and did not make the team.

Anderson University Introduces New Programs and Faculty Members for 2018-19

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:36

Two students working on a laptop in Decker Breezeway

Anderson, Ind. — Beginning in Fall 2018, Anderson University will introduce new programs. These programs are being offered following a faculty review of internal programs and capacity, as well as an analysis of the marketplace and job opportunities for graduates. They include:

President John Pistole provides vision for AU’s second century

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:08

President John Pistole speaking at an event
 

Distinctive. Compelling. Relevant. When President John Pistole stepped onto campus as head of Anderson University in 2015, those three values were his compass for what he would strive for the university to be.

“In everything we do, how can we be a distinctive, compelling, and relevant institution?” In his first three years with AU, Pistole and his staff have found a multitude of answers.

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:

Dr. Lawrence Allen and Mrs. Renee Hull-Allen honored with Riethmiller Community Partnership Award

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:16

President Pistole with the Allen's.
 

Anderson, Ind. — On April 21, Dr. Lawrence Allen and Mrs. Renee Hull-Allen were awarded the William P. Riethmiller Community Partnership Award at the Anderson University President’s Appreciation Dinner. Dr. and Mrs. Allen are advocates and champions of Anderson University, the Boze Lyric Theatre, and the music, theatre, and dance program.

[Photo: President Pistole and Kathy Harp with Dr. Lawrence Allen and Mrs. Renee Hull-Allen.]

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 Presents Spring Into Dance 13

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 09:12

Spring into Dance, dancer
 

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will host Spring into Dance 13 at Reardon Auditorium on Friday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 at 2:30 p.m.

AU’s Boze Lyric Theatre presents “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” April 12-15

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 08:24

The Marvelous Wonderettes show times

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University’s Boze Lyric Theatre will present “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” premiering Thursday, April 12 at Byrum Hall. Showtimes include evening performances April 12, 13, and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee performance on April 15 at 2:30 p.m.

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.

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