Power for Mind and Soul


You are important to the success of Southern Adventist University students and staff. The Advancement team is here to invite your involvement and welcome your participation in meaningful and productive ways. We invite you to see and experience the joy we have in being a part of God’s work at Southern Adventist University. 

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If you believe in the value that Southern Adventist University provides, we encourage you to partner with us for a one-time or ongoing gift.

There are a variety of ways you can give that each have a unique impact on our students.

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We believe God has given Southern Adventist University a mission

We are called to be a learning community that nurtures students in becoming more like Christ. Your gift now will go to work right away helping provide outstanding education and the resources to help them excel.

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Find out what impact your gifts can have on students’ lives here at Southern.

Our Annual Giving initiatives provide opportunities to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Each year, we hold several events for Southern's alumni and friends to learn about special projects and partner with us in furthering our mission.



Southern News

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November 21, 2017

Southern's Choral Ensembles Perform in Historic Tivoli Theater

Southern Adventist University’s Bel Canto and Die Meistersinger choirs collaborated with the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera (CSO) Chorus to perform Francis Poulenc’s Gloria on October 19 in downtown Chattanooga’s historic Tivoli Theater.

October 17, 2017

President's Gala Increases Scholarships

On October 5, community leaders, friends of Southern Adventist University, and university employees and students came together to honor servant leaders during the President’s Gala. President David Smith, PhD, hosted the event, recognizing three outstanding individuals from the Chattanooga area for their servant leadership.

September 25, 2017

Southern Introduces New Mini Library on Campus

This summer Southern Adventist University introduced a free mini library on campus, providing convenient access to books along the promenade and an opportunity for students, employees, and community members to read more this school year. McKee Library partnered with Little Free Libraries to make this project possible.

We'd love to share what's happening on campus and how we are fulfilling  the mission of Southern Adventist University.