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AU alums and students receive Hackathon award

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 08:25

AU alums and students receive Hackathon award

Anderson University students teamed up with AU alums working at Interactive Intelligence to come away with their own Hackathon award.

Interactive Intelligence is a global provider of call center technologies and software solutions. The company is based in Indianapolis. Every year, Interactive Intelligence challenges its employees and interns to use their own innovation to create features and utilities of their choosing that could benefit the company. This year’s event began at midnight on June 28 and ended at midnight July 1.

Retirement Q & A: Professor James Morehead

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 09:19

Retirement Q & A: Professor James Morehead

Professor James Morehead of the School of Humanities and Behavioral Science retired in May as professor of communication. He taught at Anderson University for 32 years.

Q: What did you do prior to teaching at AU?

A: I taught at the high school level for nine years and was an assistant professor for Grambling State University’s theatre department for three years. I also was the director of theatre arts at Odessa College for two years.

AU student takes the field with the Bluecoats

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 09:21

Graham Hopkins, sophomore at Anderson University, wears a “Bluecoat of Excellence” through his leadership and passion.

Anderson University sophomore Graham Hopkins, a music business major, has taken on a grueling summer task. He is traveling the nation with nearly nonstop competitions and practices with the drum and bugle corp the Bluecoats.

The Bluecoats, a marching band based in Canton, Ohio, competes in Drum and Bugle Corp International (DCI). The corps was created by two Canton police officers and a businessman in 1972 as a program for the Canton Police Boys Club. It wasn’t long before fans cheered them on with the call of “Bloo” at their performances.

SOT professor to publish book as a part of “People of God” series

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 15:29

Gary Agee will soon publish a book series called "People of God."

Dr. Gary Agee, associate professor of church history, was chosen to write an installment of the “People of God” series for Liturgical Press. This biographical series features various lay Catholic individuals who have been influential in society. Agee’s installment will feature Daniel Rudd, an African American Catholic from the beginning of the 20th century.

AU Falls School of Business challenges students with real world simulations

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 08:21

Ivaan Shrestha presentingStrategic management is the capstone course that students take at the conclusion of the Falls School of Business management program. In this class, Dr. Michael Collette, professor of management, teaches students how to apply the concepts they have studied and develop the skills they have acquired throughout the program.

Swim lessons offered this fall at Anderson University

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 08:57

lifeguard training at the pool

Anderson University will continue to offer swim lessons in Bennett Natatorium. All American Red Cross Learn to Swim program classes are open to the community with levels ranging from Parent Tot to Personal Water Safety.

Starting in September, swim lessons are offered each semester on Saturday mornings and Monday evenings with a new Wednesday evening option.

Lessons cost $40 for the first child and $32 for each additional child. Classes for the fall will begin the week of September 10.