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Faculty and staff of Southern in front of Wright Hall
News

A new small-group initiative is strengthening relationships between employees at Southern Adventist University.

5 months ago
Student Composer Matthew Kimbley smiles on stage after conducting an original composition
Feature
December 13, 2023

Student Composer Debuts Original Compositions in Recent Concerts

Chehalis Eno, sophomore English major

Matthew Kimbley has been writing music since he was a bored 6-year-old sitting in the back of a church board meeting composing simple pieces in his piano workbook. He’s come a long way since then, growing to love music and composition, choosing...

5 months ago
Southern's Festive Forest tree in downtown Chattanooga
News

Southern Adventist University joins other organizations and businesses, spreading cheer as sponsors of the inaugural Festive Forest with 50 live, lit trees in downtown Chattanooga’s Miller Park.

5 months ago
Michel Martin and David Barasoain
News
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...

6 months ago
Students sing at Glow Night of Worship
News
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...

6 months ago
administrators shoveling dirt at the building site.
News
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.

6 months ago
David Phelps singing at A Taste of Southern
Events

The second A Taste of Southern event hosted by Southern Adventist University was held September 28 at The Chattanoogan Hotel on Broad Street in downtown Chattanooga. Nearly 350 local business and organization professionals in attendance experienced...

7 months ago
Two Southern students at the Freshman Welcome Party
News
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.

7 months ago