October 9, 2015

Assembly to feature The History Of The Chuck Wagon

Assembly Wagon

[Read more...]

Speakers Named for Sept. 27 TEDx Presentation


Southwestern Adventist University has announced the line-up of speakers for the Ted talks event “On the Edge” on Sunday, Sept. 27 at Southwestern Adventist University’s Wharton Auditorium. Speakers for TEDx will present thought-provoking ideas on variety of topics and will shed new light through innovative approaches in their areas of expertise. Speakers for the event will be Allen Forte, Candace Thompson, Dr. Errol Bryce, Pam Masters, Tenisha Polk, and John Bramblitt. Allen Forte is a … [Read more...]

Parents Weekend Scheduled for Oct. 2-4

Southwestern Adventist University will hold its annual Parents Weekend Oct. 2-4.  The weekend will give parents a chance to visit the campus and talk to professors, administration and deans and see what college life is like. “We are eager to offer parents the opportunity to experience what life on campus is like for their children,” says Southwestern Adventist University president Dr. Ken Shaw. “It also provides an opportunity to showcase the many activities in which students are … [Read more...]

The Journey To Host Fall Sharathon


88.3 KJRN The Journey will hold their biannual three-day Sharathon fund raiser Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. With the guidance of Mike Agee, general manager, and new programming ideas from Danae Dolinsky-Songy, program director, The Journey has grown from 35,000 to 95,000 listeners in the past year.  And the more listeners The Journey has, the bigger budget it needs to serve its community, which is why they have set this Sharathon’s goal at $150,000.  These funds raised will go to towards replacing an … [Read more...]

Annual Convocation Features WWU President

John McVay

John McVay, president of Walla Walla University in Walla Walla, Washington, spoke for Southwestern Adventist University’s annual convocation ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 3.  Held at the Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church, the convocation marks the beginning of the academic year for the university. The ceremony started as the symphony orchestra played and the professors and administrators entered in traditional robes.  Joel Wallace, vice president for financial administration, offered the … [Read more...]

Mud Volleyball Scheduled for Saturday night

Mudd Volleyball-1

[Read more...]

Southwestern Adds New Alumni Director

Licci Zimleduch

Southwestern Adventist University recently named Licci Zemleduch as its new director of alumni relations, replacing Bev Mendenhall, who recently retired from the position. “We looked at a lot of candidates for the position, but what really sold us on Zemleduch was her background,” says Tiffany Hernandez, interim vice president for advancement. “She brings a lot of experience to our team and I know she will thrive in the alumni program we have at Southwestern.” Zemleduch brings experience … [Read more...]

TEDx Comes to Southwestern Campus Sept. 27

TEDx Poster

Southwestern Adventist University will host the first Ted Talks event in Johnson County on Sunday, Sept. 27. Entitled “On the Edge,” TEDx will feature speakers presenting thought-provoking ideas on a variety of topics and will shed new light through innovative approaches and ideas in their areas of expertise. This TEDx event is organized by a select group of devoted students and faculty with the intention to create a vision, inspire ideas, and promote action in the community. Southwester’s … [Read more...]

SWAU Receives $25,000 Gift

Southwestern Adventist University’s Office of Advancement is pleased to announce that the University is the recipient of a $25,000 gift. The gift comes from former nursing faculty chair Laurice Kafrouni Durrant and is intended to create an endowed scholarship in honor of her father and his passion for witnessing and education. The new endowment will be given to a theology student who exhibits similar dedication and passion for witnessing. The scholarship will be named the Ishak Hanna Kafrouni … [Read more...]

Film Director Joins Communication Faculty


Southwestern Adventist University enthusiastically welcomes Australian film director Kyle Portbury as its new associate professor of communication. His strong background in film production, directing, writing and acting will help Portbury contribute greatly to the communication department program at Southwestern. A graduate of Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design at the University of the Arts London with a master’s degree in performance, Portbury has developed a strong reputation … [Read more...]