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Southern Scholars: Expanding Horizons

Southern's honors program, Southern Scholars, is all about expanding the opportunities and perspectives for participating students. Two Scholars students share their stories.

Southern Welcomes Korean Education Students

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 visitors expanded their perspectives by engaging with Southern’s students and faculty, particularly in the School of Education and Psychology.

Online Prayer Rooms Connect Students

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 facilitates interactions that are unique compared to a traditional classroom experience.

Community Joins Together for Intentional Prayer

During the 2018-2019 school year, Southern and the Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists partnered in a special way to surround the campus with intentional prayer, culminating in 10 nights of prayer and revival called Praxis.

Campus Research Day Raises the Bar

Campus Research Day has been a tradition at Southern Adventist University for more than a decade, beginning with the School of Nursing and expanding to become a campus-wide event. However, this year organizers adjusted the structure of the event to provide a more valuable academic experience for participants.

Cooperative Learning Enhances Biology Labs

Southern professors constantly look for ways to make learning fun, memorable, and effective. Last year, the Biology Department introduced an innovative, interactive teaching exercise called Jigsaw to its advanced anatomy and physiology labs, and professors are seeing positive results.