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Archaeology Artifacts

A riveting new exhibition, titled “Peace and War: The Assyrian Conquest of Lachish,” will open on January 30, 2023, in the Lynn H. Wood Archaeology Museum on Southern Adventist University’s campus.

11 days ago
Ivory comb

An archaeology team of students and employees from Southern Adventist University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem uncovered a hair comb with linguistic significance. Discovered at Tel Lachish in Israel during a 2016 excavation, the comb features...

2 months ago
I Cantori performs during the Taste of Southern Event

A Taste of Southern, the first event of its kind hosted by Southern Adventist University, debuted on October 2 in downtown Chattanooga.

3 months ago
Freshman shows of his work while volunteering with the organization Sleep in Heavenly Peace

With more than 640 students participating, this year’s Freshman Service Day was the biggest Southern Adventist University has held so far, a result of the incoming class being the third largest in the school’s130-year history and the largest...

4 months ago
Allen and Brandon Gustrowsky, sophomore and junior computer science majors, participated in the collegiate division for Web Design and Development.

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...

5 months ago
Engineering Degree
August 2, 2022

Southern Introduces Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

Southern Adventist University

With classes beginning in Fall 2023, Southern is launching a new bachelor’s degree in engineering. This program will build on the associate degree in engineering that the university has offered for many years and will be housed in the Physics and...

6 months ago
Ukrainian Refugees
August 2, 2022

Southern Group Serves Ukrainian Refugees

Anaya Miller

In June, a group of 24 Southern Adventist University students and employees spent a week in Bucharest, Romania, helping Ukrainian refugees. Southern partnered with Adventist Medical Evangelism Network (AMEN) to provide medical and emotional aid to...

6 months ago
Kathy Purnell

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...

6 months ago