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.


Southern News

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March 11, 2021

Southern Students Thank Health Center Personnel

Nearly 80 Southern students worked together to surprise Southern’s University Health Center (UHC) personnel with flower arrangements, handmade cards, and goodie bags this February.

October 7, 2020

Southern Adventist University President David Smith to Retire in 2021

David Smith, PhD, has announced that he will retire in May 2021 at the conclusion of his fifth year as president of Southern Adventist University. Smith has a long relationship with the institution, where he began teaching English in 1981, serving 17 years as professor and then department chair. His wife, Cherie, and two daughters are graduates of Southern.

July 6, 2020

Southern Installs Coronavirus-Killing Air Filtration System Campus-Wide

In preparation for the return of students and employees to campus for the Fall 2020 semester, Southern Adventist University took the special precaution of installing enhanced air filtration systems in every building on campus. These needlepoint bipolar ionization systems will provide hospital-level air filtration in all classrooms, offices, meeting areas, and residence halls.

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