For the past five years Anderson University students have been sprucing up the city through the Operation Foundation program.
Jennie McMullen, a student at AU and director of Operation Foundation, said 325 students volunteered this month to pick up trash, rake leaves, paint, mend fences and clean up the hiking and biking trails.
Mayor Kevin Smith presented the students with a Community Service Award on Wednesday.
Anderson University senior Sara Eaton majoring in Bible and Religion, from LaGrange, Ind., was recently selected as the 2014 recipient of the Billie Roy and Pearl Toon Smith Endowed Christian Education Scholarship Award. The scholarship was presented to Eaton on April 16 by the Department of Religious Studies during a luncheon in the Olt Student Center.
Dr. Karen Selwa Williams, dean of the Anderson UniversitySchool of Nursing, was one of 50 recipients of the Golden Graduate Award by the Purdue University School of Nursing. The award was presented during the 50th anniversary gala of the Purdue University School of Nursing.