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Southern News

Michel Martin and David Barasoain
November 14, 2023

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Michel Martin Speaks at Southern Adventist University

Alexis Dewey, junior mass communication major

Southern Adventist University’s School of Journalism and Communication welcomed Michel Martin, Emmy Award-winning journalist and host of NPR’s Morning Edition, to campus on November 9. Martin joined Atlanta audio producer and Southern alum David...

22 days ago
Students sing at Glow Night of Worship
November 7, 2023

Glow Night of Worship Shares God in Downtown Chattanooga

Alexis Dewey, junior mass communication major

The second Glow Night of Worship was held October 20. It was planned by Engage Worship, which is Southern Adventist University’s traveling praise and worship ministry, bringing the foundational worship and social experiences of Southern to communities...

29 days ago
administrators shoveling dirt at the building site.
October 24, 2023

Southern Breaks Ground for Ruth McKee School of Business

Alexis Dewey, junior mass communication major

Community members joined Southern Adventist University’s Board of Trustees along with students, employees, alumni, and donors to break ground for the new Ruth McKee School of Business facility on September 29 in Collegedale, Tennessee.

1 month ago
Two Southern students at the Freshman Welcome Party
October 1, 2023

Southern Adventist University Celebrates Historic Freshman Enrollment

Amanda Blake, senior journalism major

Newcomers abound at Southern Adventist University this school year with a freshman class of 758 students—the university’s highest freshman enrollment ever.

2 months ago
Abishur Moses (back left), Sam Tooley, Brandon and Allen Gustrowsky, Caeden Scott,                                     and Daryl Illangovan—all computer science majors at Southern Adventist University—swept                                     the podium as two-man teams at the state level for SkillsUSA Web Design and Development.                                     Southern alum and graduate student Dakota Cookenmaster (front), adjunct instructor at the university, coached the teams.

For the second consecutive year, two brothers attending Southern Adventist University received gold medals during SkillsUSA’s National Leadership and Skills Conference held this summer in Atlanta, Georgia. Allen and Brandon Gustrowsky, junior and...

3 months ago
Southern’s Outdoor Leadership program combines adventure with valuable skills such as teambuilding and interpersonal communication.

Students can now earn a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist credential with Outdoor Leadership degrees at Southern Adventist University, the only college in the North American Division to currently offer this certification, granted by the...

4 months ago
Latin American Club Night is a vibrant annual cultural celebration at Southern, which is the only official Hispanic-Serving Institution in Tennessee.

Southern is set to receive $3 million over the next five years as part of the Department of Education’s Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. This marks the largest-ever grant awarded to the university, which has a current enrollment...

5 months ago
Southern’s Enactus team of students received national recognition for their work helping those in need.

The Enactus chapter at Southern Adventist University won third place at the 2023 Enactus United States National Exposition, ranking in the elite 1% of more than 300 teams in the country. This marks the second time Southern’s student team, which...

5 months ago