Several alumni of Southern Adventist University's School of Visual Art and Design took on key roles in a recent film about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, "Come Before Winter." After working on the film for three years, the team showed it for the first time in the United States at the Loma Linda University Church in January.
Caps, gowns, and ear-to-ear smiles marked the end of the fall semester as Southern Adventist University held its Winter Commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 15, 2016. A total of 151 undergraduate students received diplomas, along with 68 master's students.
During the December session of Southern Adventist University's biannual Research Day, 352 Southern faculty and students (both undergraduate and graduate), presented the culminations of various research projects. They represented 18 departments on campus with topics ranging from exploring the synthesis of new chemicals to the etymology and usage of languages.
Eight winners, ranging in age from 13-22, have been selected for the 2016-2017 Southern Adventist University Concerto Competition. They will perform with Southern's Symphony Orchestra in concert on Sunday, January 29, 2017, at 4 p.m. in the Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists. Featured musicians include one cellist, two flutists, one organist, two pianists, and two violinists.
Instead of packing their bags to go home for Thanksgiving Break, a group of 13 Southern Adventist University students headed to Nashville, Tennessee, to attend the general assembly of the 47th Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) in the state capitol building. Founded in 1966, TISL is a way for students to exchange ideas, express opinions, and learn how the government works.
In her nursing career, Heather Magee goes out of her way to share God's love, and her coworkers at Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have noticed. During its National Nurses Week, Erlanger awarded Magee the 2016 Nurse Excellence Award for her exceptional service in the pediatric emergency department.