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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.

Southern Alum Provides Closure for Family Following Tragedy

Southern Adventist University alum Rich Abernathy, ’18, made national and international headlines this summer when he discovered a long-lost GoPro camera belonging to a young man who had passed away two years prior.

New Art Study Tour Explores Europe

Study tours bring academic topics to life as students gain new perspectives and skills. This summer, 11 students from Southern’s School of Visual Art and Design spent more than five weeks touring Italy, Germany, and Austria while earning academic credit.

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.