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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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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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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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. Homecoming is our largest gathering!


Southern News

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October 7, 2022

Southern Showcases Artistic and Musical Talent at Inaugural Community Event

A Taste of Southern, the first event of its kind hosted by Southern Adventist University, debuted on October 2 in downtown Chattanooga. The event featured music ensembles, works of art, and a farm-to-table dinner provided in part by the university’s own Thatcher Farm.

August 16, 2022

Southern Students Win National Web Design Competition

This summer, two brothers attending Southern Adventist University received gold medals during the SkillsUSA’s national championships held in Atlanta, Georgia. Allen and Brandon Gustrowsky, sophomore and junior computer science majors, participated in the collegiate division for Web Design and Development.

August 2, 2022

Southern Introduces Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

With classes beginning in Fall 2023, Southern is launching a new bachelor’s degree in engineering. This program will build on the associate degree in engineering that the university has offered for many years and will be housed in the Physics and Engineering Department.

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