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Deep Retreat 2020
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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...

2 years ago
Chinese Church Plant
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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.” He felt called...

2 years ago
Darcie Denton
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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.

2 years ago
President Smith greets new students with a smile and cookies
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November 26, 2019

Southern Introduces New Mission, Vision, and Values

Southern Adventist University

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:

3 years ago
Rich Aloha freediving
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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.

3 years ago
Southern Scholars Michael Ciurea and Aaron Negrillo
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September 21, 2019

Southern Scholars: Expanding Horizons

Emma Winegardner

When Michael Ciurea reached his final year at Southern Adventist University, he faced a challenge: his senior research project. Each member of Southern Scholars, the university’s honors program, must complete a research project that engages with...

3 years ago
Korean Education Students
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September 21, 2019

Southern Welcomes Korean Education Students

Emma Winegardner

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 16 students, all studying early childhood education, were sponsored by a South...

3 years ago
Europe Study Tour
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September 6, 2019

New Art Study Tour Explores Europe

Trisney Bocala

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...

3 years ago