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Nursing Program Donates Supplies to Area Hospitals

In response to the national shortage of medical supplies due to the spread of COVID-19, this week Southern Adventist University’s School of Nursing donated personal protective equipment to two local hospitals, CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga and AdventHealth Gordon in Calhoun, Georgia.

Southern and Oakwood Come Together for 20th Annual DEEP Retreat

This February, 20 students from Southern Adventist University and 20 students from Oakwood University were invited to come together for the 20th annual DEEP (Diversity Education Exchange Program) Retreat. Under the theme “20/20 Vision,” the Southern Union-sponsored program included discussion and fellowship, a service event, and opportunities to enjoy nature.

Chinese Church Plant Develops Under Student Leadership

In 2016, Dennis Li uprooted his family from China and moved to the United States so that he could pursue a degree in theology at Southern. He quickly realized that “God sent us to this country to do more than complete a degree.”

Student Sells Artwork to Support Australian Wildfire Relief Work

Darcie Denton, a senior fine arts major at Southern, has found a way to use her passion to make an impact on those affected by the recent wildfires in Australia.

Southern Introduces New Mission, Vision, and Values

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.

Journalism Alum Receives Prestigious Awards

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,” which he produces with a team that includes Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Hank Klibanoff as the host. The podcast also received a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award for radio.