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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February 14, 2023

Southern Student Awarded Morning Pointe Scholars Endowment Scholarship

Southern Adventist University celebrates Ethan David, junior health services and senior living administration major, who was awarded the 2023-2024 Morning Pointe Scholars Endowment Scholarship this month. Southern alumni Franklin Farrow, co-founder and chief executive officer, and Scott Edens, vice president for professional development, both of Morning Pointe Senior Living, presented the scholarship during an event hosted by the university’s School of Business.

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.

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