$ 701

Thousand

of $5,000,000

14%

Raised

academic growth

We believe in discovery.

Studies have shown that Brock Hall, home to five different schools and departments at Southern, is the most over-used building on campus. Professors in these disciplines often hold classes outside of Brock Hall, lessening the community and consistency ideal for nurturing student growth.

Campus projects slated to benefit from the Academic Growth component of the Campaign for Excellence in Faith and Learning include a three-story addition to Brock Hall, and a new film/journalism production studio built right across Industrial Drive, adjacent to the Art Annex and Online Campus.

Adding this classroom space means the School of Visual Art and Design, School of Business, School of Journalism and Communication, English Department, and History Department will all realize physical benefits from the campaign’s capital projects. And because fewer of their classes will be held outside of Brock Hall, this frees up space in other buildings all across campus as well.

Consolidating disconnected classrooms, studios, and faculty offices will create more areas for brainstorming, learning, and creation. We believe in better equipping students with the space and tools to transform tomorrow!

Other Causes

$11,510,753

Raised

Endowments

We believe a private, Christian education should be an option for everyone. Endowments create perpetual funding for faculty research, programs, and scholarships.

82%

$11,112,940

Raised

Annual Giving

We believe annual giving to Southern is important. These gifts keep tuition lower than the university's actual per-student expenses, strengthen the Southern Experience, and provide scholarships needed for worthy students. Below is the progress for this year.

111%

$13,000,000

Raised

Student Life Center

We have all of the $13 million available to build the Bietz Center for Student Life! We will continue to offer naming opportunities for those areas not already designated.

100%

$701,115

Raised

Academic Growth

We believe in discovery. Increasing academic spaces will consolidate disconnected classrooms, work spaces, and faculty offices to create more areas for brainstorming, learning, and creating.

14%

$416,340

Raised

Campus Life

We believe by living together and studying together, students are immersed in opportunities that encourage transformation on a campus that displays the beauty of nature.

10%

news

We value our donors and Southern community. Keeping you updated on the campaign is important as we share our visions.

[Academic Growth]

Film and Journalism Studio Planned

Facility will nurture community, highlight synergy between faith and art

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[Bietz Center]

Student Life Center Floor Plans

Architectural renderings for each floor of the 40,000-square-foot student center

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[Bietz Center]

Chapel Named in Honor of Jack Blanco

Passionate donors wanted to recognize retired religion professor and dean

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[Endowment]

Students and Donors Jointly Invest in Adventist Education

WISE program matches earnings that students apply toward tuition

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[Endowment]

Gift Encourages Student Missionary Participation

$400,000 corporate contribution will reduce financial roadblocks

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[Endowment]

New Endowment Funds Student, Faculty Research

Money given anonymously in honor of David Steen, ’68, former biology professor and department chair

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[Campus Life]

Residence Hall Rooms Getting a Makeover

72-hour fundraising push resulted in 264 donors contributing more than $42,000 toward renovations

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[Campus Life]

Employees and Students Work to Create Arboretum

Each tree label will include a QR code that users scan with a phone app, leading to detailed information

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[Academic Growth]

Contributions Help McKee Library Continue Upgrades

Information hub has seen an increase in the circulation of books and media items

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[Endowment]

Gift from Adventist Health System Funds Chairship

Interest from $3 million in contributions defrays, in perpetuity, the cost of faculty position

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[Annual Giving]

Giving Day 2017 Raises Record Amount

More than $145,000 given to student scholarships, other areas

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