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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May 15, 2024

Southern Sweeps Medals at SkillsUSA

For the third year in a row, students from Southern Adventist University took home top honors in the SkillsUSA collegiate division state championship in Web Design and Development in April. According to Richard Halterman, PhD, dean and professor...

May 7, 2024

Students Create Connections in Bolivia

After 28 hours of travel and five different flights, students on a mission trip from Southern Adventist University arrived in Rurrenabaque, Bolivia, to volunteer at Familia Feliz, an orphanage that cares for 75 children, ranging from three months...

April 30, 2024

Southern Only Designated Hispanic-Serving Institution in Tennessee

With a Hispanic student enrollment of more than 25% and a ranking as the 2nd most diverse regional university in the South, Southern Adventist University is a place where global cultures and perspectives are valued.

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