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!
Ministry opportunities have been a part of Anderson University’s campus since its inception in 1917 as Anderson Bible Training School, growing larger along with the enrollment of students. However, the catalyst for structure came when President Robert H. Reardon hired Don Collins BA ’51, who had been working as the pastor of Park Place Church of God, as the college’s campus pastor in January of 1978.
Anderson University is working to support the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts taking place in Houston and surrounding areas. AU students, faculty, and staff aim to exemplify our core values of servant leadership and generosity by working together to help the city and surrounding areas.
Dr. Charles Myricks, Jr., will speak in Anderson University’s chapel session on Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium. He currently serves as the chief operating and development officer of the National Association of the Church of God West Middlesex, Pa., and he serves on the Board of Trustees of Anderson University and the Board of Directors of Youth Excellence Performance Arts Workshop (Akron, Ohio).
Beginning in Fall 2017, Anderson University will introduce new programs, as well as significant updates to existing programs. The new programs include majors in engineering physics, worship arts, and a B.S. in computer science and minors in social work and sport and recreational leadership.
The new programs are being offered following a review of internal programs and capacity, as well as a scan of the marketplace and job opportunities for students.
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has awarded an Anderson University alum a spot in the Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program. The program is designed to support junior faculty researching contemporary American history, politics, culture, and society. Lerone Martin BA ’02, an assistant professor of religion and politics at John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St.