Baptist Foundation of SC awards $10,000 grant to AU

The Baptist Foundation of South Carolina has awarded Anderson University a $10,000 grant to assist in the ongoing operation of The Great Commission Center. Established in 2015, The Great Commission Center, headed by Dr. Tim McKnight, of AU’s College of Christian Studies, is an effort to coordinate the many mission efforts throughout the Anderson University […]

Anderson University presents awards at 2016 Pastors Conference

Anderson University recognizes the unique high calling the pastorate.  The South Carolina Baptist Pastor of the Year Award was established in 2011 to honor outstanding pastors, based on the following criteria: Having served in the South Carolina Baptist Convention for at least 3 years. Strong supporter of the Cooperative Program. Be a model of Pastoral […]

Wes Brashier to join Anderson Univ. as assoc. VP, campus minister

Anderson University named Samuel Wesley “Wes” Brashier to its Christian Life Team Oct. 17. In the newly created role of associate vice president for Christian life and campus minister, Brashier will assist vice president and senior campus pastor Bob Cline in the daily leadership of all aspects of campus ministry including Baptist Campus Ministries, Journey teams, women’s […]

Memphis pastor joins AU faculty in pastoral ministry

James Noble, pastor of Grace Fellowship Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn., will join the Anderson University faculty as assistant professor of pastoral ministry. Noble currently serves as vice president and a member of the Executive Board of the Tennessee Baptist Convention. In addition to his pastoral ministry roles, he also served as a leadership strategist […]

Anderson University presents annual Pastor of the Year awards

Anderson University presented the 2015 South Carolina Baptist Pastor of the Year awards Nov. 9 during the evening session of the South Carolina Baptist Pastors’ Conference at Southside Baptist Church in Spartanburg. Anderson University recognizes the unique high calling of the pastorate. In an effort to honor the meritorious servant leadership of pastors in our […]

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 […]