Anderson University reaches highest enrollment in 111-year history

Anderson University’s enrollment for the 2022-2023 academic year stands at 4,117 students, the largest student body since welcoming its first class in 1911, solidifying Anderson’s status as the largest private university in South Carolina. The record mark continues a trend of enrollment growth at the university. Anderson also saw its highest number of freshmen and […]

MinistryU conference to feature practical ministry insights

“Effective Ministry in a Distracted Age” is the theme of MinistryU, a one-day conference on 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 First […]

GO teams model servant hearts

“The reason we’re doing this is to be the hands and feet of Christ,” said Braden Cordero, a Baptist Collegiate Ministries GO team leader for Anderson University. “I think it’s just serving and having a servant’s heart of helping the churches as needed, whether that’s doing a Bible study on a Sunday morning with the […]

Fowler serves as first Adams intern with The Courier

Sydney Fowler, a senior communications student at Anderson University, recently completed a summer internship with The Baptist Courier. While The Courier has had several student interns previously, Sydney was the first selected through the Bill & Shirley Adams Internship program, which was initiated in 2019. As an intern, she was involved in writing feature stories, […]

Anderson University adopts statement of faith

The trustee board of Anderson University has adopted a religious doctrinal statement of faith expressing the institution’s South Carolina Baptist identity, convictions, and its Christian belief system. “Throughout the process, the [Faith Statement Development] team sought the Lord’s guidance and wisdom and has worked diligently to make certain that nothing in the statement is in […]

North Greenville, New Orleans Seminary form partnership

In a move intended to help men and women called to ministry get placed into positions sooner, North Greenville University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are partnering to count certain college credit hours toward a master of divinity degree, saving students both time and money. The agreement, signed by NGU President Gene Fant Jr. […]

College president addresses riotous attack on Congress

Anderson University President Evans Whitaker issued the following statement on “Rioting, Big Lies, and Hope” on the university’s website Jan. 11, following the violence at the U.S. Capitol. Whitaker’s statement, in part, reads: Like so many of you, I was appalled at the wanton display of destruction and violence by those individuals who attacked the […]

Anderson names Easterling VP for church engagement

Engaging churches across the United States in the mission of Anderson University and helping it develop the next generation of young Christian leaders is the mission of Eugene Mayson Easterling III, who is joining the university as its vice president for church engagement. A native of Columbia and member of Pebble Creek Baptist Church in […]

School back in session at Anderson, Charleston Southern and North Greenville

All three of South Carolina Baptists’ universities reopened in August, but with modified class schedules and recommended health and safety measures being implemented during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Anderson University opened its campus Aug. 19 for in-person classes. Under a revised plan, in-person classes are to meet on Labor Day and fall break will be […]

Where Do We Go From Here?

With the convergence of a global pandemic, struggling economy, racial tension, protests, recent Supreme Court decisions, a contentious election year, and a growing uneasiness, the question “Where do we go from here?” is on the minds and hearts of many people. The Courier reached out to our South Carolina Baptist Convention institutional presidents and executives […]