Anderson University to Honor Graduates at Winter Commencement
Approximately 120 Anderson University
students will receive diplomas during winter commencement exercises on Sunday,
December 12, 2010 at 3:00 pm in the Henderson Auditorium of AU's Rainey Fine Arts Center. This will mark the largest number of students to
graduate from Anderson during winter commencement.
Chair Nathan Cox will deliver the commencement address, in accordance with
Anderson’s tradition of having the Faculty Chair deliver the address at winter commencement.
George T. Watson, a ’68 AU graduate and President and CEO of F.A.B, Inc., will
receive this year’s Anderson University Alumni Achievement Award. Candice K.
Lapham, an ’02 AU graduate and Attorney at Harrison, White, Smith &
Coggins, P.C., will receive this year’s Anderson University ACCEL Alumni
is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist
Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the
Top Tier (top 21) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of 68 “Up and Coming” schools to watch in
America,” by U. S. News & World
Report. It is the #1 “Up and Coming” school in The South according to that
publication. Anderson has also
been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,” Located in The Upstate
region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson
University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.