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Talge Hall Residents Give Back to Local Community

Before Christmas, the students living in Southern’s Talge Hall men’s residence participated in the dorm’s 21st annual personal care drive. Resident assistants rallied the students on their halls, who contributed cash to be donated to the Samaritan Center—a Seventh-day Adventist organization that helps local residents in need.

Students Mentor Middle Schoolers in Computer Science

Southern Adventist University students have taken the initiative to mentor middle-school-aged girls through a program they call Hire Tech-Minded Ladies (HTML).

Computing Students and Faculty Develop Adventist Giving App

This year Southern’s Center for Innovation and Research in Computing (CIRC) developed a mobile giving app called Adventist Giving for the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD). The goal was to increase the ease of making tithe and offering donations.

Southern Hosts Grammy-Winning Conductor

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor laureate of the San Francisco Symphony, spent three days at Southern this spring as a guest of the Eugene A. Anderson Organ Series. During his visit, Robert Young, PhD, senior vice president for Academic Administration, presented Blomstedt with the Southern Adventist University Award for Outstanding Service and Scholarship.

Southern Welcomes New Associate Vice President for Academic Administration

Dionne Felix, PhD, will join the Southern Adventist University administrative team as the new associate vice president for Academic Administration beginning this June. Felix will oversee institutional research, online learning, and much more as she works closely with Senior Vice President for Academic Administration Robert Young, PhD.

Interactive Arboretum Experience Coming to Southern

Biology students at Southern have worked for the past year and a half to identify, locate, measure, and tag tree species on campus. The project, headed by the Biology Department and Landscape Services, received external funding through the university’s Campaign for Excellence in Faith and Learning, allowing students to earn credit while working as they contribute to a bigger cause—the establishment of an arboretum on campus.