820 new Anderson University students launch academic year

The largest freshman class in Anderson University history began its college experience with a worship service and a march through the storied arch of the university per Anderson tradition as the new school year officially began on Sunday, Aug. 23. Anderson students march through the arch twice in their college careers — once as freshmen […]

NASA chief challenges, inspires commencement crowd at Anderson University

Before a crowd in excess of 6,000 on a picture-perfect morning, NASA administrator, South Carolina native, and veteran astronaut Major Gen. Charles Bolden challenged a record number of Anderson University graduates at May 2 commencement exercises to dream bold. Bolden recalled his days growing up in a segregated South Carolina and how limited opportunities were for African […]

Anderson University presents 2014 Pastor of the Year awards

Anderson University presented its 2014 South Carolina Baptist Pastor of the Year awards Nov. 10 at the South Carolina Baptist Pastors’ Conference in Columbia. The annual awards are designed to recognize some of the most outstanding pastors in the South Carolina Baptist Convention and are based on the following criteria: having served in South Carolina […]

Anderson University launches Great Commission Center

Anderson University is launching a Great Commission Center to help students and faculty expand and enhance their involvement in mission activities in the U.S. and abroad. The Center will be a joint partnership of the College of Christian Studies, Clamp Divinity School, and the department of Campus Ministries. Tim McKnight, assistant professor of missions and […]

Record freshman class moves in at Anderson

By far, the largest freshman class in Anderson University history moved into the residence halls on campus Saturday morning August 16. 657 freshmen, an increase of 150 or 30% over last year’s class and 125 more than the previous record class in 2012 will officially become AU Trojans. Remarkably, the freshman class of 2014 is […]

Clayton King to move ministry headquarters to Anderson University

Saying it “feels like coming home,” evangelist Clayton King has announced that Crossroads Worldwide, his organization partnering with churches and ministers throughout the U.S., will move from North Carolina to the Anderson University campus later this year. King is no stranger to the South Carolina private university. He has been speaking and teaching on the […]

Anderson University presents Pastor of the Year awards

Anderson University presented its 2013 South Carolina Baptist Pastor of the Year awards Nov. 11 at the South Carolina Baptist Pastors’ Conference in Cayce. The annual awards are designed to recognize some of the most outstanding pastors in the South Carolina Baptist Convention and are based on the following criteria: having served in South Carolina […]