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Southern alum Samir Khalil
July 22, 2024

Passion for Helping People

Tina Frist Smith, communication manager

Once Samir Khalil realized his passion for helping people, Southern’s School of Social Work taught him what he needed to know. Hired by ADRA to respond to the Ukrainian crisis, he’s now providing aid as people deal with natural disasters and...

2 days ago
Christy and Maddie Showalter
July 15, 2024

A Lineage of Care

Chehalis Eno, junior English major, and Gracylyn Lloyd, senior communication major

Several students and faculty in Southern’s School of Nursing recently had the opportunity to see each other in new contexts – a mother and daughter graduating together, a professor teaching her daughter, and a whole family using their training...

9 days ago
A group of university and union representatives with Bennett at the commissioning service.
July 8, 2024

Bennett Commissioned: Empowering Students' Spiritual Growth

Gabriella Grundy, senior business-public relations major

If there’s anything that Anna Bennett wants to be known for in life, it’s firstly loving Jesus and her family and, secondly, empowering emerging adults in authentic, intimate relationships with Christ.

17 days ago
Ed Lowe speaks to students during a history convocation.
July 3, 2024

History and Political Studies Empowers Lifelong Learners

Chehalis Eno, junior English major

“Universities exist to extend knowledge, not just conserve it and pass it down,” says Lisa Diller, PhD, professor of History and Political Studies at Southern Adventist University. To help students learn to expand their knowledge and share it,...

22 days ago
Bo Smith instructs a student as they prepare for a dive.
July 1, 2024

Generosity Refreshes Scuba Program

Chehalis Eno, junior English major

“God orchestrated the entire process for this year’s scuba course, bringing different people together to create a stronger program,” says Judy Sloan, Ph.D., dean of the School of Health and Kinesiology at Southern Adventist University.

24 days ago
Doctors wheel a patient down a hospital hallway
June 27, 2024

Malawi in My Heart: Southern Alum Offers Hope

Gabriella Grundy, senior business-public relations major

Southern Adventist University alum Jason Blanchard, '97, CEO of Hearts 4 Mission International, traveled to Malawi with a team of medical missionaries who would perform heart surgeries for locals.

28 days ago
Andrew Boggess and Preston Waters with their ADDY Award

Four Southern Adventist University students won awards at the 2023-24 American Advertising (ADDY) Awards Chattanooga this spring in the student bracket.

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students presenting in a conference room
June 20, 2024

Student Team Increases Rank in Financial Research Challenge

Gabriella Grundy, senior business-public relations major

A team of finance students from Southern Adventist University’s School of Business participated in the Greater Tennessee Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge this school year. Despite this being only the second year for...

1 month ago