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Anderson University Remembers Tom Thrift

The Anderson University family is mourning the loss of one of its most treasured friends and benefactors.  Thomas "Tom" Edison Thrift, a lifetime member of the AU Board of Trustees, passed away on Jan. 1, 2018...

Anderson University Supply Chain Management Students on the Cutting Edge of Logistics Technology

A group of Anderson University College of Business undergraduate students are presenting their research to a national trade group, reflecting the emerging reputation of AU’s Supply Chain management program. On January 1...

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Anderson University December Graduates Include First Class of Master of Nursing Professionals

A special group of graduates are among the Anderson University students receiving their degrees this semester: health care professionals who earned a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). Rachel Griggs is one of them. A n...

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AU’s MAGI project bearing gifts of comfort – and joy

Quentin arrived at his elementary school one morning wearing a grown-man’s jeans, cinched tight with a belt, their frayed edges peeking beneath his worn T-shirt. He wore no socks, his ankles bitten by the winter cold. H...

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Anderson University Graduate Student Focused on Fighting Homelessness Among Veterans

An Anderson University student’s passion for easing veterans’ transition from the battlefield to the home front has grown into a national effort to combat homelessness. Ron Aderhold, a veteran of the United States Army...

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AU Adopts Apple’s Everyone Can Code Curriculum with New Coding and App Development Minor

Beginning this January, Anderson University students are gaining the opportunity to learn the principles of coding and iOS app design through a new minor, helping them build the fundamental skills they need to pursue c...

AU closed in observance of Thanksgiving

As it reads in 1 Thessalonians 5:18: “..in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you,” we pray that you have a Happy Thanksgiving. AU will be closed on Wednesday, November 22, throu...

AU Holds Disability Employment Awareness Fair

Anderson University is committed to preparing all of its students for the workplace.    That’s why AU recently held its first Disability Employment Awareness Fair, where dozens of its nearly 200 disabled stud...

Meet our College of Education Graduates

Anderson University and the College of Education will hold a spring Networking Day for school districts on February 26, 2018.  The event will be from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the G. Ross Anderson Student Center on campu...

AU’s Christian Ministry Foundation receives $8,000 grant from Baptist Foundation of South Carolina

The Baptist Foundation of South Carolina awarded AU a one-time, $8,000 grant to fund scholarships for students entering the ministry after graduation.  The scholarships will go through the Christian Ministry Founda...

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Family endows scholarship to honor daughter

For all of her short life Porsha Renee Hatten was a giving child who excelled at academics and giving back to the community. Now, after her untimely death, her family hopes to honor her memory by providing scholarships...

AU ranked seventh “Most Innovative School”

AU ranked seventh “Most Innovative School” among southern regional universities

U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges ranked Anderson University as the seventh “Most Innovative School” among Regional Universities in the South this month.  “We are honored that our peer institut...

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Consortium on Global Education speakers discuss complexities, opportunities for Christian educators in Middle East

Leaders in Christian education from all over the world gathered at Anderson University for the 30th meeting of the Consortium on Global Education.  The consortium, comprised of universities with a commitment to Chr...

AU receives $1 million gift from T. Walter and Christine Brashier

Anderson University will be able to provide more scholarships to students next year, thanks to a $1 million gift, University President Dr. Evans Whitaker announced during the school’s opening convocation Wednesday, Sept....

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Record number of students attending AU this fall

For hundreds of students joining AU this fall, move in day was a busy, yet quick transition from living with their own family to living with their new Anderson University family.  On August 19, more than...

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