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December 5, 2013

AU receives $1 million from Lilly Endowment to improve employment opportunities for graduates

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ANDERSON, Ind. —

Morris said the engineering program that began this fall at AU might be able to work collaboratively on projects in Madison County.

One of the aspects of the grant is to improve professional readiness of AU students, she said. "So it will be building into the curriculum things like resume building, interviewing and finance," Morris said, "and do more with internships and experiential learning."

Collaborative partners that will work with Anderson University to achieve the program goals include the Flagship Enterprise Center, the Levinson Center and Indiana Campus Compact. Faculty, staff, students and community partners will be engaged to contribute to innovative and entrepreneurial projects to show AU graduates the potential for lifelong learning and work in Indiana, the university said.

 

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