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 Prepares Students for Graduate School
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, 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, 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.]
When you walk into the community room at Edgewater Woods nursing home on a Monday night, you might be startled by the scene. In one corner of the room, someone twirls around to an offbeat version of “Glory to God.” In another corner, a cluster of people dance and sing along to “Oh Happy Day.” Others scattered throughout the room talk, clap their hands, or play a beat on shakers.
Exactly one mile away from the campus of Anderson University, there rests a building and an organization that is changing the lives in the city of Anderson. The battered building resides downtown, easily missed while busy people drive through. Yet this forgotten structure is, for many, a place called home.