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Kathy Purnell
News

Kathy Goodridge-Purnell, PhD, joins Southern Adventist University as the new senior advisor to the president on diversity and strategic planning. Originally from England with roots in the Caribbean, Purnell is a gifted communicator and leader, bringing...

1 year ago
New plant-based eatery at Southern will focus on whole-foods
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This fall, Southern Adventist University will launch a new whole-foods, plant-based eatery on campus called The Garden at KR’s, thanks to a generous grant from Ardmore Institute of Health. The Garden is a partnership between Southern’s Food Services...

1 year ago
Knowledge Exchange
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Southern’s Knowledge Exchange—an online institutional repository that includes scholarly work by students and faculty members—passed the milestone of 1 million downloads this school year. Provided by McKee Library as a free service since 2013,...

1 year ago
Southern teachers make a difference
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Enrollment is now open at Southern for two online master’s degree programs aimed at helping those in the workforce break into a new field and make a difference. The School of Education, Psychology, and Counseling is offering a new Master of Arts...

1 year ago
David Smith, Ken Shaw, Gordon Bietz
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May 12, 2022

Former Presidents Gordon Bietz and David Smith Honored

Southern Adventist University

Southern’s Board of Trustees designated former presidents Gordon Bietz, DMin, and David Smith, PhD, as presidents emeriti during its February 27 meeting in recognition of their dedication and service to the university.

1 year ago
Still of animated short film
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Three senior animation majors in the School of Visual Art and Design at Southern Adventist University received the Windrider Best Undergraduate Student Film Award during the Windrider Summit & the Sundance Film Festival Experience 2022. The Windrider...

1 year ago
Business Student
News
March 10, 2022

Business Students Benefit from Alumni Mentors

Southern Adventist University

Students in Southern’s School of Business can gain valuable career insights by working one-on-one with alumni mentors. Started as a partnership between the academic department and the Alumni Association, the goal of the program is to connect current...

2 years ago
Pam Burchard
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This winter, Southern Adventist University launched its new Adult Degree Completion program. Designed for individuals age 25 years and older who have earned some college credits but not a four-year degree, this program provides an opportunity to...

2 years ago