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Anderson University Announces Commencement Speaker, Honorees

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 15:58

Professors shake hands with students as they process to commencement.
 

AU alumni and faculty emeritus among degree recipients and speakers

Anderson University will welcome distinguished alumni when it celebrates commencement on Saturday, May 6.

Centennial Chapel Series welcomes Ben Orcutt and Steve Sipka

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:48

Ben Orcutt and Steve Sipka

Anderson University alumni Ben Orcutt BA ’11 and Steve Sipka BA ’07 will speak in chapel on April 6 at 11 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium as part of the Centennial Chapel/Convocation Speaker Series. After graduating from AU, Orcutt and Sipka have continued to have an impact on the Anderson, Ind., community.

Anderson University presents Spring Into Dance12

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:15

Spring Into Dance: 12
 

Anderson University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will host Spring Into Dance 12 at Reardon Auditorium on March 31 at 7:30 p.m. and April 1 at 2:30 p.m.

Alumni business thrives with Christian outlook

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:53

Project 615, based in Nashville, Tenn., operates with the goal of aiding the homeless by selling unique t-shirts and apparel.
 

Anderson University alumni Derek Evans and Matt Blinco have successfully combined business and service through their own company. Project 615, based in Nashville, Tenn., operates with the goal of aiding the homeless by selling unique t-shirts and apparel.

Invest in the dreams of Anderson University Students on Day of Giving

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:22

Day of Giving: Orange & Black Give Back
 

Anderson University embarks on a new challenge at its second annual Orange & Black Give Back Day of Giving event on Thursday, April 6. Orange & Black Give Back is an 18-hour, high-energy viral giving experience where participation is the goal, rather than the dollar amount.

AU student spends summer interning in Ghana

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:06

Hannah Marsh is pictured smiling alongside folks with whom she worked while interning in Ghana.

This past summer, Anderson University junior Hannah Marsh traveled to Ghana, Africa, to serve. It was her second mission trip to the country. 

Marsh discovered her passion for Ghana two years ago when she traveled to Africa on a short-term mission trip, serving on behalf of the mission organization Training Tomorrow’s Leaders.

 “I loved the culture and the organization’s mission of planting churches and developing the surrounding community,” said Marsh.

Senior Jireh Hart excels on the court and in the classroom

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 14:27

Jireh Hart plays near the net.
 

Anderson University senior Jireh Hart set AU’s single-season record for rebounds per game. Hart averaged 12.8 rebounds and ranked second in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. With a total of 320 rebounds, she was 14th in the nation this season.

As a transfer student to Anderson University from Vincennes University, Hart enjoyed a smooth transition with the caring help of the admissions staff.

Centennial Speaker Series to include Suzy Thompson and Michele Jackson

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 15:32

Suzy (Rojas) Thompson and Michele Jackson

Anderson University alumnae Suzy (Rojas) Thompson BA ’98 and Michele L. Jackson BA ’97 will speak in chapel as part of the university’s Centennial Chapel Speaker Series. Thompson, the mother of quadruplets, and Jackson, an adoptions attorney, both have unique experiences in parenthood.

Weekly Conversations Across Borders aim to connect community

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 15:08

Students sit in two rows in Mocha Joe's.
 

The Anderson University community continually works toward reconciliation of differences and unification in faith and service to the church and society.

AU Musicians Take Talent into Community

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 15:20

Peyton Lantz, Jacob Powell, and Luke Stafford
 

Music is powerful. It can recall old memories and evoke emotion. Anderson University is renowned for its premier music program, and each year some of the most talented young artists in the country come to Anderson, Ind., to further their education, following in the paths of Christian artists and AU alumni Steven Curtis Chapman, members of The Sidewalk Prophets, and Bill and Gloria Gaither.