The Inauguration of David C. Smith as the Twenty-sixth President of Southern Adventist University 

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Inauguration Week Events

Sabbath, October 8
Worship Services
9:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m.
Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists
Guest Speaker Gordon Bietz, DMin, immediate past president

Sunday, October 9
Wind Symphony Concert
7:30 p.m. | Mabel Wood Hall
Conductor Ken Parsons, MMus, School of Music

Monday, October 10
Origins Exhibit Walk Through
2:00 p.m. | Hickman Science Center, second floor
Lucinda Hill, MD, and Aaron Corbit, PhD, Biology Department

Archaeology Lecture
“The 2016 Season at Lachish – Excavating a Border City on the Road to Jerusalem”
7:30 p.m. | Lynn Wood Hall Chapel
Michael Hasel, PhD, School of Religion

Tuesday, October 11 Landscape Paintings
6:30 p.m. | John C. Williams Gallery, Brock Hall, second floor
Visiting Artist Brett Weaver

Wednesday, October 12 Museum Exhibit
“A World in Miniature: Creation, Cosmos, and Ecology on Seals from the Ancient Near East”
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum,
Hackman Hall, first floor

Inaugural Gala and Ceremony 
Wednesday, October 12 Inaugural Gala (ticket purchase required)
5:30 p.m. | Dining Hall, Wright Hall

Thursday, October 13 Inauguration Ceremony
11:00 a.m. | Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists

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