Another Year, Another Enrollment Record Set at Anderson

Anderson University is still the largest private university in South Carolina, with more than 4,200 students enrolled for the 2023-2024 academic year as classes begin Aug. 23. Nearly 1,000 first-year students arrived on campus last week, which represents a 6.4 percent increase from last year. Students in the Anderson University Class of 2027 represent 31 […]

Anderson University to host Upstate Ministry Network event on March 22

The spring gathering of the Upstate Ministry Network — a twice-annual gathering of church leaders sponsored by the Anderson University College of Christian Studies and its Clamp Divinity School — is scheduled for Wednesday, March 22, featuring Clayton King as speaker. His theme is “Creating a Culture of Invitation and Response in Your Church.” The […]

Anderson celebrates 20th anniversary of President Whitaker’s tenure

Anderson University marked the 20-year tenure of President Evans P. Whitaker and First Lady Diane Whitaker during the university’s annual Founders Day Convocation, Feb. 22, as faculty, staff, students and friends of the university celebrated the Whitakers’ two decades of service and leadership. To mark the occasion, Whitaker received the Order of the Palmetto from […]

MinistryU conference to feature practical ministry insights

“Effective Ministry in a Distracted Age” is the theme of MinistryU, a one-day conference on Thursday, Aug. 4, sponsored by Clamp Divinity School of Anderson University. The conference will take place on the Anderson campus, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 3:30 p.m. Keynote speakers for MinistryU will be Don Wilton, senior pastor of […]

Joel Gregory to Present Annual Broadus Lectures Oct 29-30

As part of the 10th anniversary celebration of the Clamp Divinity School, Joel Gregory will be the featured speaker for the ninth annual John A. Broadus Lectures on Preaching at Anderson University Oct. 29-30. His theme for the lectures will be “Preaching Lived Experience.” Lectures will be presented on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 3 p.m. […]

Pointer to keynote Upstate Pastors Network at Anderson

Phillip Pointer, senior pastor of Saint Mark Baptist Church in Little Rock, Ark., will be the featured speaker for the Oct. 16 meeting of the Upstate Pastors Network at Anderson University. Pointer has served since 2012 as pastor of the 127-year-old Arkansas congregation, which has about 9,000 members. He received his Master of Divinity degree […]

Piper to speak for Upstate pastors at Anderson

Barnabas Piper will be the keynote speaker for the Upstate Pastors Network gathering Wednesday, April 10, at Anderson University. The program will feature campus worship at 10:10 a.m., a luncheon, and workshop by Piper on the topic “Curiosity and Ministry.” Campus worship is open to the public, but registration for the luncheon and workshop is […]

Anderson University launches global youth ministry center

Anderson University is launching the Global Center for Youth Ministry as a resource for churches and ministries in the U.S. and internationally. The Center will be housed within the Clamp Divinity School at Anderson University and will provide training materials and other resources to help equip church leaders who work with young people. In addition […]

AU celebrates successful season of Crossroads Summer Camp

Anderson University’s partnership with Clayton King Ministries and its Crossroads Summer Camp continued to bear fruit in 2018, with thousands of campers participating during its five-week run on campus. All told, 805 people made first-time decisions to follow Jesus during the camp, and 518 responded to a call to ministry.  “Every single summer, I tell […]