March 1, 2015

Southwestern Board Officially Accepts $2 Million Gift

From left: Jeff Bromme, Adventist Health System senior vice president and chief legal officer and member of Southwestern's Board of Trustees; Larry Moore, board chairman; Max Trevino, board member emeritus; and Ken Shaw, University president. Shaw is shown signing the document during the recent Board of Trustees meeting.

Southwestern Adventist University’s Board of Trustees officially accepted a $2 million gift last week. According to Larry Moore, chairman, the board voted the following: VOTED to express our appreciation to Adventist Health System for their generous gift establishing a $2 million endowment fund to create the Adventist Health System Endowed Chair of Business Administration.  The Board commends the leadership of Adventist Health System and is deeply grateful for their faithful commitment to … [Read more...]

SA Election Is Tomorrow

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Tomorrow a new Student Association will be elected by the student body for next year’s leadership roles. The students that will be running for next year’s SA are: Secretary/PR: Heidi Dart, Myrhawell Inocencio and Leslie Castillo Social VP: Karina Lima Executive VP: Rubby G. and Abel Mims Financial VP: Deola Balansag Ministries VP: Danielle L. Cantu, Isai Ramirez and Luissa Ponce Status Editor: Alondra Zavala and Andrew Austin President: Henry Huynh and Christopher … [Read more...]

SWAU Graduates Owe Less Than National Average

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Southwestern Adventist University students are ending their schooling less in debt than the national average for University students. This is based on a recent report compiled by Dr. Tom Bunch, director of institutional research at the University. The report showed that the average cumulative debt of Southwestern Adventist University graduates is less than graduates from other private nonprofit four-year universities. During an eight-year span, 65 percent of students nationwide took out … [Read more...]

Art Scholar To Lecture on Feb. 17

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Southwestern Adventist University Department of History and Social Sciences will host a lecture entitled “Man, Animal, and Machine: Hunting Art in Eighteenth-Century France,” on Tuesday, Feb. 17. It will be presented by Dr. Amy Freund, chair in art history at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Freund is a specialist on eighteenth-century French art. This presentation will be on the heels of her recently published book, Portraiture and Politics in Revolutionary France. “Hosting a … [Read more...]

Music Scholarship Finalists To Perform Tonight

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Spring Week of Prayer Is Feb. 23-27

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The spring Student Week of Prayer is scheduled for Feb. 23-27 with the theme “Pause Don’t Force It! Let God Fill the Holes.” Students from Southwestern Adventist University’s Homiletics class will serve as speakers for this semester’s Week of Prayer. As first speaker on Monday, Eddie Michaels will share “Us Against the World: Part 1.” Michaels will give Part 2 that evening at 7. Arturo Quintero’s message on Tuesday is: “Jesus Is Passing By.” On Wednesday, T.J. Sands will talk about: “The Most … [Read more...]

Enactus Leads Out in Spoons for Change

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The Southwestern Adventist University Enactus team, in partnership with Pinnacle Bank, Starbucks and Wal-Mart, is taking part in Spoons for Change, a program dedicated to women of all ages to provide expert advice on different things that they might have questions about. “This program really helps me in many ways,” says Cynthia Licon, an attendee at the Spoons for Change event on Feb. 2. “Spoons for Change helps me give good advice to my 20-year-old daughter about how to choose her … [Read more...]

Speaker Set for Black History Month

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Departmental Vespers Set for Tomorrow Night

Tomorrow night, each academic department at Southwestern Adventist University will conduct its own vespers, with students invited to attend any that they prefer. These are the departments and where their vespers are going to be held: Psychology/education will meet in Dilts Chapel. There will be a dinner served in the study room of women’s residence hall, followed by worship given by Pastor Heaton, which will begin at 7 p.m. The communication department will have vespers at Mike Agee’s … [Read more...]

Student Showcase Tryouts Near

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