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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 Prepares Students for Graduate School

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, Church of God lose formidable leader

Dr. James Earl Massey
 

Dr. James Earl Massey, dean emeritus of the Anderson University School of Theology and Christian Ministry, passed away June 24, 2018. He was also a Distinguished Elder-at-large for the National Association of the Church of God.

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

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.

Professor Kimberly Majeski visits Rome for sabbatical

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 08:54

Kimberly Majeski poses for a photo in Rome.

In September 2017, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Kimberly Majeski MDiv '03 DMin '09 visited Rome as part of her sabbatical to research the biblical character Prisca.

Differently Abled provides new friendship opportunities for AU students

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 09:50

Abe Haler and his friend in the Differently Abled Program

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.

The Christian Center: The Ministry A Mile Away

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:16

Students and friends gather at the Christian Center
 

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.

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