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President Smith greets new students with a smile and cookies
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November 26, 2019

Southern Introduces New Mission, Vision, and Values

Southern Adventist University

Over the course of 2019, the leadership of Southern Adventist University worked to revise the university’s official mission, vision, and values. A vote by the university’s Board of Trustees on October 6 finalized the new statements:

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Rich Aloha freediving
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Southern Adventist University alum Rich Abernathy, ’18, made national and international headlines this summer when he discovered a long-lost GoPro camera belonging to a young man who had passed away two years prior.

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Southern Scholars Michael Ciurea and Aaron Negrillo
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September 21, 2019

Southern Scholars: Expanding Horizons

Emma Winegardner

When Michael Ciurea reached his final year at Southern Adventist University, he faced a challenge: his senior research project. Each member of Southern Scholars, the university’s honors program, must complete a research project that engages with...

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Korean Education Students
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September 21, 2019

Southern Welcomes Korean Education Students

Emma Winegardner

This summer, Southern Adventist University hosted a group of students from Sahmyook University, a Seventh-day Adventist institution in South Korea, for four weeks. The 16 students, all studying early childhood education, were sponsored by a South...

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David Barasoain
News
September 6, 2019

Journalism Alum Receives Prestigious Awards

Emma Winegardner

This summer, an alum and adjunct instructor in Southern’s School of Journalism and Communication was awarded one of the most coveted honors in broadcast journalism: a Peabody. David Barasoain, ’89, won the award for the podcast “Buried Truths,”...

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Europe Study Tour
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September 6, 2019

New Art Study Tour Explores Europe

Trisney Bocala

Study tours bring academic topics to life as students gain new perspectives and skills. This summer, 11 students from Southern’s School of Visual Art and Design spent more than five weeks touring Italy, Germany, and Austria while earning academic...

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Online Prayer Rooms
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August 21, 2019

Online Prayer Rooms Connect Students

Emma Winegardner

Online classes at Southern provide a special way for students and faculty to engage with one another: a praise and prayer request forum. Despite students not meeting together in person, they find connectedness, and the online nature of the forum...

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School of Religion Offers New Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling
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This summer, Southern Adventist University’s School of Religion will begin offering a biblical counseling emphasis for its Master of Ministry degree, a first for any Adventist institution. The goal is to equip church leaders with the skills to...

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