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Monday, September 29, 2014

Faculty and Staff Flu Shots Clinic

Faculty & Staff Flu Shot Clinic

Our annual faculty and staff flu shot clinic will be held on the following dates:

Thursday, October 9th from 1:30pm to 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 14th from 11:00am to 1:00pm

The clinics will be held in the Whirlpool Room, Chan Shun Hall. The flu vaccine is FREE for benefit-eligible employees and their dependents 18 years and older (this clinic does not supply the vaccine for children under the age of 18).

Sign up in the Office of Human Resources or at benefits@andrews.edu no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6.
 

Revive Vespers

Come and join us this friday for Revive Vespers! Oshaine Wynter will be presenting a message on "Recreation: God's Desire for Man." 

Friday 7:30 pm, October 3, 2014

Bology Ampitheater/Price Hall

Co-curricular credit availible. 

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Invalidated Student Insurance Waivers

If you have received an email from the Student Insurance department indicating that your insurance waiver has not been validated, you have until October 7 to provide proof of coverage.


Failure to provide proof of coverage, in person, will result in an automatic charge to your account for Fall Student Insurance.

Office Hours: Mon - Th. 9-5 and Fri. 9-12 

New Life Fellowship Updates

This week for Sabbath Service we will be meeting at the Howard Center for our Alumni service, starting at 11:45 a.m.

On October 4, we will return to the Seminary Chapel, starting at 11:45 a.m.

 

You can follow us on Twitter @NewLifeSDAFello or find us on Facebook at New Life Fellowship for updates.

 

Alumni Gala

Concert on Saturday, September 27 at 8:00 pm.

The Andrews University Alumni Association will present a Gala Concert in the Howard Performing Arts
Center. The concert will feature the Andrews University Department of Music ensembles: the Wind Symphony, directed by Alan Mitchell, the University Singers, directed by Stephen Zork, and the Symphony Orchestra, directed by Claudio Gonzalez. This event is part of the 2014 Alumni Homecoming Weekend.

NO TICKETS REQUIRED

Howard Center Presents...Irish Folk & Celtic Duo Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna

Concert at 7:00 pm on Sunday, September 28

Prepare to be caught up in the Celtic spirit with fiddler Dana Lyn and guitarist Kyle Sanna. Both are arrangers, composers, players and improvisers. Lyn has performed at “Saturday Night Live,” the National Folk-life Festival, the Milwaukee Irish Music and Celtic Connections. She was also featured on “The Raw Bar” and “Geanntrai,” documentaries on traditional Irish music that aired on national television in Ireland. Sanna has performed with some of today’s greatest virtuosos, including Edgar Meyer, Yo-Yo Ma and Chris Thile; and with some of the greatest living interpreters of Irish music, including Kevin Burke and Martin Hayes.

TICKETS REQUIRED: $15 Reserved Seating, $5 Students

Purchase tickets online, or call our box office at 888-467-6442 for student discounts and more information.

PMC Sabbath sundown vespers

PMC Sabbath evening vespers

Youth Chapel,  September 27, 7:30pm.

You are welcome to close the Sabbath at vespers, and receive a blessing from Scriptures and hymns.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

AFIA Rice Run to Benefit MRSA

With the endorsement of the Michigan Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports and the Michigan Fitness Foundation, Andrews Filipino International Association (AFIA) of Andrews University has partnered with the MRSA Survivors Network for the 2014 Rice Run: a 5K run that aims to raise awareness of MRSA, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, by encouraging the community to get involved in physical activity.

AFIA is a club on the campus of Andrews University that promotes Filipino culture, values, and traditions to the students of the campus and the people of the community. AFIA aims to create a diverse network of connections and relationships, bringing together anyone who may be interested in Filipino culture through a variety of events and programs. In addition to providing memorable experiences through fun events, AFIA also strives to inspire the spirit of love and support by bringing awareness to any struggles that some people in our community may be facing.

This year AFIA has collaborated with the MRSA Survivors Network in hopes of raising awareness and funds for this great organization. MRSA is an acronym for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, a type of bacterium that causes serious infections, prompting more deaths than HIV. The MRSA Survivors Network is “the global leader and voice in awareness, prevention, support, and advocacy” of MRSA. To learn more about the organization, you may visit: http://www.mrsasurvivors.org/about.

The 2014 5K Rice Run will take place on 5 October 2014 at 8 AM in St. Joseph, Michigan, starting at Margaret B. Upton Aboretum. Registration is now live at http://alumni.andrews.edu/events/afia-5k-run/, costing $25 for general registration and $20 for student registration. Participants can run or walk the 5K in St. Joseph, assured that they are creating awareness and raising funds for a great cause while participating in a quality physical activity event through the Michigan Governor’s Council’s Pure Michigan FITness Series endorsement program. “Pure Michigan FITness events promote physical activity for individuals and communities while providing a fun way for us all to get moving,” says Mike Maisner, Vice President of Active Communities. Runners will also be eligible to enter the Mackinac Bridge Labor Day Run Lottery. For more information about the Governor’s Council’s endorsement program, you may visit: www.michiganfitness.org/pure-michigan-fitness-series.

“Through this event, we hope to succeed in our goal of generating awareness and raising funds for the MRSA Survivors Network,” says the 2014-2015 officers of AFIA. “But we also want to succeed in our goal of creating a diverse network of connections and relationships with our fellow students and with those in our community, further amplifying the spirit of love and support.” For more information about our sponsors for the event or AFIA, visit: www.andrews.edu/go/afia.

Conversation Partners

Do you enjoy meeting new people and having conversations? Want to learn about other cultures and languages? The Center for Intensive English Programs is looking for volunteers to become Conversation Partners for international students studying English.

Service credit is available for the College of Arts & Sciences and the Honors Program. 

For more information or to volunteer, please contact the CIEP department:

ciep@andrews.edu

Ext. 2260

Treat at the Rec!

This Thursday, September 25, Dining Services will be hosting Treats at the Rec!

Due to the Alumni Spirit of Philanthropy Banquet Thursday evening, Terrace Cafe Supper will be a Carry Out available at a discounted price of $7.00.  Then meet us in the Rec Center for a special sweet treat.

 

Thank you for your understanding + hope to see you there.

 

Webinar Tools Demonstrations

The Distance Learning and Instructional Technology committee invites you to attend demonstrations on different types of webinar tools. We will be recommending if we will continue to use the current tool, Adobe Connect Pro or if we are recommending a change. If you are interested in being part of this process or even just wanting to learn more about this technology tool, please feel free to join us for any or all of the following demonstrations. All demonstrations will take place at The School of Distance Education, Griggs Hall #123-125. No RSVP required.

·         WizIQ: September 30, 1:30 – 2:30                             http://www.wiziq.com/
·         Zoom: October 2, 2:30 – 3:30                                      http://zoom.us/
·         Adobe Connect Pro: October 6, 10:30 – 11:30      http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.html
·         Go-To-Meeting: October 6, 11:30 – 12:30              http://www.gotomeeting.com/online/collaboration/enter
·         Vidyo (ID Solutions): October 8, 4:00 – 5:00          http://www.vidyo.com/

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Marsha Beal at bealmj@andrews.edu or at extension #6200.

Alumni authors book signing

Come view the published works of Andrews alumni, interact with the authors and have your book signed. Featured alumni include:

Denis Fortin
Doris Ferris
H. Thomas Goodwin
Jan and Leanne Sigvartsen
Jerry Moon
Madlyn Hamlin
Margaret Thomas
Olaotse Gabatsiane
Paul Petersen
Protus Makimu
Rachel Williams-Smith
Ranko Stefanovic
Skip Bell
Terri L. Fivash
Terry Robertson
Timetta Wilson

 

Free MBA Information Seminar & Reception & Free GMAT Review Workshop

Strengthen Your Career and Academic Futures with an MBA!
The best investment you have ever had in your life!


Andrews University School of Business Administration (SBA) will be offering a free GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test for MBA Program) workshop in October of 2014.  This five-week seminar (Two hours each week) will be held in Chan Shun Hall at Andrews University, School of Business Administration, 4185 E. Campus Circle Dr., Berrien Springs, MI 49104-0020.

Purpose of Andrews GMAT Review Workshop

This GMAT workshop will give MBA program applicants the knowledge and skills that will boost their confidence and give them a leading advantage when they take the exam.

The Free GMAT Review Workshop schedule is as follows:

Free MBA Information Seminar & Reception
Nurture Your Managerial Specialty and Strengthen Your Career
     October 1, Wed, 6:30-7:30 p.m., AU Chan Shun Hall Room 108, Refreshments will follow.

Free GMAT Review Workshop-Strengthen Your Career with an MBA!

October 8, Wed,  6:30-8:30 p.m. AU Chan Shun Hall Room 208
October 15, Wed, 6:30-8:30 p.m. AU Chan Shun Hall Room  208
October 22, Wed,  6:30-8:30 p.m. AU Chan Shun Hall Room  208
October 29, Wed,6:30-8:30 p.m. AU Chan Shun Hall Room 208

Below are the links for live view of the seminar and workshop (Online Broadcasting).

MBA Information Seminar – 10/1/ 2014, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
http://andrews.adobeconnect.com/mbais01oct2014/

GMAT Review Workshop – 10/8/2014,  6:30pm – 8:30pm
http://andrews.adobeconnect.com/gmatworkshop08oct2014/

GMAT Review Workshop – 10/15/ 2014,  6:30pm – 8:30pm
http://andrews.adobeconnect.com/gmatworkshop15oct2014/

GMAT Review Workshop – 10/22/2014, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
http://andrews.adobeconnect.com/gmatworkshop22oct2014/

GMAT Review Workshop – 10/29/2014, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
http://andrews.adobeconnect.com/gmatworkshop29oct2014/

Registration

The workshop will be administered by Dr. Jerry Chi, MBA, Ph.D., Ph.D.  The seat availability is limited to 60 people. To register, attendees must RSVP to Miss Jordan Pierce   piercej@andrews.edu. There will be no fee to join the workshop and the review book will be provided for a deposit of $20 (only 25 available).  Your deposit will be returned to you if you attend all four sessions of the review and return the book. 

This GMAT workshop will be using the KAPLAN GMAT Premier Program for the class instruction.  The handout will include additional instructional materials for quantitative analysis and verbal parts, plus take home tests.  

  Title of Textbook Author Publisher 
  KAPLAN GMAT Premier Program   Susan Kaplan Kaplan Publishing, New York.
 
Course Schedule

Date Day Time Class Activity Instructor
October 8 Wednesday 6:30-8:30 p.m. Registration

Chapter 4: Verbal Section –Critical Reasoning

Chapter 8: Quantitative Section- Problem Solving Jerry Chi
October 15 Wednesday 6:30-8:30 p.m. Chapter 5: Verbal Section – Sentence Correction
Chapter 9: Quantitative Section- Data Sufficiency

  Jerry Chi
October 22 Wednesday 6:30-8:30 p.m. Integrated Reasoning
Chapter 6: Verbal Section – Reading
Comprehension

Chapter 10: Quantitative Section- Word Problems in Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency Jerry Chi
October 29 Wednesday 6:30-8:30 p.m. Analytical Writing

Results of GMAT Exam
Introduction of Andrews  MBA Program and Application Jerry Chi

Hope all is well with you. Should you have additional questions or needs for getting some help, please contact me at 817-648-5416 (cell) or 269-471-6859.  I appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you.

May God richly bless you and your academic pursuit at Andrews University!   May the Lord continue to give you the strength and wisdom you need each day!



Jerry  Chi, Ph.D., Ph.D. MBA.
Assistant Dean
MBA Graduate Program Director
Professor of Management

School of Business Administration
Andrews University
817-648-5416 (cell)
269-471-6859 (office)

 

Monday, September 22, 2014

Uncommon Sense: How NOT to Live Like a Fool

Are you living like a fool? Sounds harsh, but foolish living is more common today than ever. What is "uncommon" is living life according to God's wisdom. Come for food, fellowship and a study of Proverbs to learn what "uncommon" sense looks like and how to be wise with your time, work, relationships and more. 

Join at "http://www.pmchurch.org/article/563/grow-groups/signup"!

Following Faith Commitments: Successful Transition to SDA Higher Education

Andrews International Center for Educational Research (AICER) invites students and faculty to attend a research symposium on Wednesday October 1 at 5:30 p.m.

Presenters:  Dr. Larry Burton  (Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, and Editor of the Journal of  Research on Christian Education, Andrews University);  Josephine Katenga, Andrews University Curriculum & Instruction Graduate Student; and  Christine Moniyung, Nursing Professor, Southern Adventist University

Following Faith Commitments:  Successful Transition from Public High School to Adventist Higher Education

This study sought to understand the conditions under which public high school graduates were successful in Adventist higher education. Success is defined as both graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree from an Adventist college or university and having a positive attitude toward their Adventist college experience.  The research findings indicate that public high school graduates who enrolled and graduated in an Adventist college or university share one central theoretical concern: “following faith commitments.” Because of their personal faith commitments made while in high school or shortly afterwards, these students shared a common desire to study at a faith-based university. It appears the most important factor contributing to their successful transition is the individual student’s faith commitment at the time of college enrollment.

Venue for Face-to-face participants has changed to Bell Hall Room 180

Online participants to login as "Guest" at
https://andrews.adobeconnect.com/_a877709416/research/   or http://www.andrews.edu/sed/aicer/researchwebinars/  whether or not they are registered Andrews students.

CHEMSEM News

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Revive Vespers

Come on out and join us Friday, September 26th at 7:30 in the Biology Amphitheater as Dojcin Zivadinovic presents a special message entitled "Mystery of the Seven Kings in Revelation 17." 

 

 

 

Friday, September 19, 2014

LLU Pre-Dent Interviews

Fred Kasischke, associate dean of admissions at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, will be interviewing Andrews students on campus during three days at the end of this month. Monday through Wednesday, September 29th to October 1st.

Come to the Chemistry Office in Halenz Hall 225 to make an appointment to meet with him. Sign-up sheets are also available at the offices of the Biology Department and the MLS Department.

Those applying for the fall of 2015 have priority--but there is room for some lower classmen as well, so please stop by if you are interested.

Vocal Health Seminar

Vocal Health Specialist and author of The Owner's Manual to the Voice: A Guide for Singers and Other Professional Voice Users, Dr. Rachael Gates will present a lecture “Owning Your Voice” on September 19, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. in Newbold Auditorium, Buller Hall. Hear vocal myths debunked, explore diet and lifestyle choices to improve performance, understand common voice pathologies, and discover ways to optimize your speaking voice. For actors, singers, speech-language pathologists and anyone who has wondered where your voice goes when you lose it!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

HMS Richards Lectureship on Biblical Preaching

Preach to Reach the millenial/mosaic generation with Pastor Laffit Cortes

Sunday, October 19, 2014   - 

  •  1:00 - 2:30 pm: "You Lost Me" In North America, the age group that is missing from church are the Millenials/Mosaics (18-29 yrs). This seminar will enlighten us on what we can do to open a dialogue with them.
  •  3:30 - 5:00 pm: "You Found Me" Nine characteristics of churches that are reaching the 'Lost generation'.

Monday, October 20, 2014   -

  • 10:30 - 11:20 am: "Who Are You Carrying?" Mark 2:4

 

 

Support Your Local Student Gardens

Love locally grown fruits, vegetables, and flowers? On Tuesday, September 23 choose from a fresh selection of produce and flowers grown from the Andrews University Student Gardens.  All will be available for purchase inside of the Dining Services Hall from 11am to 3pm.

Cash and Credit will be accepted.

Department of Music Vespers

September 19, 2014 7:00 PM at the Howard Performing Arts Center

 

The Andrews University Department of Music invites you to a musical vespers program to bring in the Sabbath.

NO TICKETS REQUIRED

ePortfolio Demo: Weave Verify

Faculty are invited to join an open subcommittee of the Distance Learning and Technology Committee. This committee will evaluate options for university wide supported portfolio tools for faculty advancement and student portfolios. This meeting is scheduled to cover Weave Verify, a new performance tool that utilizes the Cloud to store faculty credentials and documents, verify degrees and align courses.

Topic: Weave Demo

When: September 23rd, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Where: Griggs Hall Room 127

Please join us in furthering the advancement of technology on Andrews campus.

Janine Lim, PhD

Associate Dean, Online Higher Education

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Inventory Reduction Sale

Stock up on Andrews gear!!

Andrews University Bookstore is offering a 50% off storewide sale of all clothing, greeting cards and gifts. A few restrictions apply. While supplies last.

AICER Symposium Presents Dr. Evelyn Savory

Andrews International Center for Educational Research (AICER) invites students and faculty to attend a research symposium on Wednesday September 24, at 5:30 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Evelyn Savory   

Title: Perceptions of Leadership Characteristics of Principals Who Influence Positive School Culture in Midwest Adventist Union: A Qualitative Study

The purpose of this study was to understand and describe leadership characteristics of principals who foster a positive culture in Adventist schools in a Midwest Seventh-day Adventist Union. Findings revealed principals influenced a positive school culture by embracing their multifaceted role as chief culture leaders in their schools. However, they also acknowledged that the task of maintaining a positive school culture required total dependence on God, and a pervasive attitude of continuous improvement, which could not be achieved without the co-leadership of teachers and collegial collaboration with all stakeholders, staff members and school board, primarily the board chair.

Venue for Face-to-face participants has changed to Bell Hall, Room 180.

Online participants to login as "Guest" at https://andrews.adobeconnect.com/_a877709416/research/   or http://www.andrews.edu/sed/aicer/researchwebinars/ whether or not they are registered Andrews students. 

Annual International Potluck Cuisine

Excellence in Business Speaker Series

Speaker: Karl Weber

Place: Whirlpool Room, Chan Shun Hall

Date/Time: September 28, 2014 at 11am

You are invited to brunch with us as Karl Weber (BBA ’91) delivers the first-ever Excellence in Business Speakers Series presentation to School of Business Administration alumni, current students, and faculty/staff.  To kick-off the Excellence in Business speaker series, Karl will be discussing his 20+ year career as a technology sales executive sharing insights into career paths for those interested in technology and/or sales.  Karl is currently the VP of Enterprise Sales for Fleetmatics, one of the fastest growing publicly traded software companies.  Karl has sold ERP, CRM, billing, workforce management and GPS software to some of the largest companies.  Karl will also discuss the role and challenges of being a Christian in the business world.

Please RSVP to Jen Birney by email or phone.

Presentation by Gary Hamel

Presentation by Dr. Gary Hamel
“Building a Company that can Out-run Change”

Place: Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall

Date/Time: October 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm

"The Wall Street Journal recently ranked Gary Hamel as the world’s most influential business thinker, and Fortune magazine has called him 'the world’s leading expert on business strategy.'...

Over the past twenty years, Hamel has authored 17 articles for the Harvard Business Review and is the most reprinted author in the Review’s history. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, The Financial Times and many other leading publications around the world. He writes an occasional blog for the Wall Street Journal." http://www.garyhamel.com/

International Flag-Raising and Parade

If you're living/studying/working in the area and have international roots, you are invited to sign up to participate in two colorful and meaningful Andrews traditions—the International Flag-Raising and Alumni Parade, to be held this year on Friday, September 26. You're welcome and encouraged to bring your friends and family to participate with you. You may also carry your flag in the Alumni Parade, which will organize at 4:30 in the Andrews Academy parking lot.

The flag raising is IMMEDIATELY following the parade, organizing on the International Flag Mall between the library and PMC at 6 p.m., ceremony starts at 6:30 p.m. While it's ideal if you participate in both events, it is not a requirement to be available for both. Please keep in mind that flag-bearers do not need to be natives of the specific country. Also, if you have international dress, you are invited to wear it for both occasions. 

Let us know your interest by emailing your name and country you would like to represent to Rebecca May at rmay@andrews.edu, or you can call me at Integrated Marketing & Communication at 269-471-3345. Be in touch soon because the flags will be assigned on first-come, first-served basis, and will run out fast! We will provide further details upon receipt of your response.

Be sure to look over the complete listing of Homecoming events—it's a very fun weekend for the entire campus! Details available at alumni.andrews.edu/homecoming.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

SPLAD Open House and Dedication

Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Open House and Dedication for the newly approvied Master of Science program in Speech-Language Pathology. The event will be on Thursday, September 25, 2014. 2 to 5 p.m.  Bell Hall 114. 4195 Administration Drive. Berrien Springs, MI.  Please contact the department at 269-471-3468 or email at speech@andrews.edu.

Assessment Help

Do you need to gather assessment data for the previous or current academic year? Do you need to put your assessment findings into Weave?  Would you like some assistance?  Help is available at the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.  Please contact Laura Carroll by email at assessment@andrews.edu or by phone at ext. 3308 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to hearing from you.

Free MBA Information Seminar & Reception & Free GMAT Review Workshop

Andrews University School of Business Administration (SBA) will be offering a free GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test for MBA Program) workshop in October of 2014.  This five-week seminar will be held in Chan Shun Hall at Andrews University, School of Business Administration, 4185 E. Campus Circle Dr., Berrien Springs, MI 49104-0020.

Purpose of Andrews GMAT Review Workshop

This GMAT workshop will give MBA program applicants the knowledge and skills that will boost their confidence and give them a leading advantage when they take the exam.

The Free GMAT Review Workshop schedule is as follows:

Free MBA Information Seminar & Reception (Nurture Your Managerial Specialty and Strengthen Your Career)

October 1, Wed, 6:30-7:30 p.m., AU Chan Shun Hall Room 108, Refreshments will follow.

Free GMAT Review Workshop (Strengthen Your Career with an MBA!)

October 8, Wed,  6:30-8:30 p.m. AU Chan Shun Hall Room 208
October 15, Wed, 6:30-8:30 p.m. AU Chan Shun Hall Room  208
October 22, Wed,  6:30-8:30 p.m. AU Chan Shun Hall Room  208
October 29, Wed,6:30-8:30 p.m. AU Chan Shun Hall Room 208

Registration

The workshop will be administered by Dr. Jerry Chi, MBA, Ph.D., Ph.D.  The seat availability is limited to 60 people. To register, attendees must RSVP to Miss Jordan Pierce   piercej@andrews.edu. There will be no fee to join the workshop and the review book will be provided for a deposit of $20 (only 25 available).  Your deposit will be returned to you if you attend all five sessions of the review and return the book. 

Hope all is well with you. Should you have additional questions or needs for getting some help, please contact me at 817-648-5416 (cell) or 269-471-6859.  I appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you.

May God richly bless you and your academic pursuit at Andrews University!   May the Lord continue to give you the strength and wisdom you need each day!



Jerry  Chi, Ph.D., Ph.D. MBA.
Assistant Dean
MBA Graduate Program Director
Professor of Management

School of Business Administration
Andrews University
817-648-5416 (cell)
269-471-6859 (office)
 

ChemSem News 3: the PADs Project

Chemistry delivers. For countries that lack resources, have inadequate healthcare and access to health care, chemistry is solving problems by delivering affordable and accessible diagnostics using inexpensive paper. The field of paper-based diagnostics is on track to revolutionize individualized point-of-care testing for both developed and underdeveloped countries. Chemistry is central and essential to this effort.

Come and hear how scientists and students in our local Michiana area are helping to solve some of our world problems designing and using paper analytical devices (PADs).

View these videos to learn more about the PADS Project and about paper-based devices:
https://www.saintmarys.edu/chemistry/pads

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoNkXt84iEQ

Everyone is welcome to attend our third Fall 2014 session in the Andrews University Chemistry & Biochemistry Departmental Seminar Series this coming Thursday, September 18 at 4:30pm. As usual we meet in A-107 Halenz Hall.

Thursday's seminar topic is:
The PADS Project - Solutions to World Problems     
Our guest speaker is:
Toni L.O. Barstis, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN

Attached is the seminar flyer in pdf format with more details about our speaker's educational and professional background. The pdf formatted flyer is also available at this Dropbox link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/m6oail9izog49xr/CHEMSEM%20NEWS%20Fall%202014%20Flyer%203.pdf?dl=0

Teachers are encouraged to announce this lecture in their classes and/or forward this email to their classes.

For non-Andrews faculty and students wishing to see the talk in the Chemistry Amphitheater:

There are directions given to Andrews at: http://www.andrews.edu/about/visiting/get_to_andrews.html 

There are directions given to Andrews at: http://www.andrews.edu/visitors/get_to_au/directions.php3

Monday, September 15, 2014

Student Gardens Sale

Support your local Andrews University Student Gardens!

On Tuesday September 23, the Student Gardens will be selling their fresh grown produce in the dining hall of Dining Services from 11 am to 3 pm.  Cash and Credit will be accepted.

See you then!

Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences New Labs Dedication

Sabbath, September 27, 2014
Time: 3:30 – 5: 00 p.m.
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences New Labs Dedication
Chemistry Amphitheater, 1st Floor Halenz Hall
The Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences invites you to a celebration and dedication of their new student laboratories. These laboratories will facilitate excellent educational experiences with enhanced interactive teaching and learning tools for students. There will be a program from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. to recognize and honor the Andrews staff and others that contributed to the renovation effort.

Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences New Laboratories Open House

Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences New Laboratories Open House
Halenz Hall, Room A-111 & A-126
The MLS Department invites you to visit and tour their new, state-of-the art student laboratories. Guests will be able to tour the facilities, which include a Hematology/Microbiology laboratory and a Clinical Chemistry/Immunohematology/Clinical Immunology and Molecular Diagnostics laboratory. 

Almost Anything Glows

Dr. David Faehner, Vice-President for University Advancement, would like to thank all those who made the 30th annual Almost Anything Goes/Glows at Andrews University a success.  The evening was fabulous and it wouldn't have been possible without your participation, support and contribution.  Thank you for keeping the tradition of AAG alive!

Graduate Enrollment Management Office Closed

The Office of Graduate Enrollment Management will be closed on Thursday, September 18, for a departmental activity. We will be happy to serve you Monday–Wednesday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.–noon.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Revive Vespers

Come join us for Revive Vespers this Friday night at 7:30. Speaker: Akeem James.

 

Friday, September 12, 2014

Architecture Lecture

Architecture on November 6 at 4:30 pm, Architecture Lecture Hall

New Architecture and Urbanism in Central America
Eduardo José Castillo Cortés
Architect and Urbanist | Castillo Arquitectos
Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala

Revive Vespers

Please come join us this Friday at 7:30 for Revive Vespers at the Biology Ampetheatre! What steps should should be taken when returning to God? What is the devil doing to keep us from coming to God? What has God given to us to expose the deceptions of the enemy? Find out the answers to these questions as Joseph Carty presents a message entitled "Lying Spirits."

Thursday, September 11, 2014

LLU Pre-Dent Interviews

Dr. Kasischke of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry will be on campus Monday-Wednesday, September 29th to October 1st, to interview Andrews University students.

If you would like to make an appointment to meet with him, please come to the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in Halenz Hall 225 and talk with Dana Johnston. Sign-up sheets are also available in the office of the Biology Department and the office of the MLS Department.

Interviews will only be granted to those who come in person to sign up. You will need to sign a transcript release form when you come to make an appointment.

Those who are applying to the school of dentistry for the fall of 2015 will have priority. But there will be some slots open for lower classmen as well.

Southwestern Michigan Symphony Orchestra: Around the World in 80 Minutes

Concert on September 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM

A study in contrasts, the concert will bring you a Norwegian dawn, an exuberant Carnival in Bohemia, the elegant France of Marie Antoinette, and a visit to the gypsies of Spain. America itself will be beautifully represented by Samuel Barber’s haunting “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.”

Pre-concert talk begins at 3pm

Ambassadors & Friends

Concert on September 13, 2014 7:30 PM

Ambassadors & Friends returns to Andrews University with its trademark combination of acapella gospel favorites and irresistible African infused harmonies. Come enjoy a passionate and fun-filled musical experience.

ADVANCE TICKETS REQUIRED: $25 for RSVP Prime Seating, $15 for General Admission, $10 for AU Students

PLEASE NOTE: All tickets MUST be purchased by 8pm on Friday, September 12. Tickets will not be available for purchase until after 8pm on Saturday, September 13 (30 minutes after the start of the concert).

Practical Skills & Strategies

When: September 26, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Andrew’s University Buller Hall (Newbold Auditorium)
Registration Deadline: September 26, 2014
Cost $20 per person
Suggested Audience: School Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers,& Other Mental Health Personnel 

This practical session demonstrates key principles and practices
of Brief Solution-Focused Counseling (BSFC), a culturally sensitive,
research-supported approach to building school and family solutions by
honoring the unique strengths and resources of young people and their
caregivers. Demonstrations, videotapes, experiential exercises, and
practice activities are used to increase the immediate application of
techniques “the very next day on the job.”
This workshop explores the major principles and strategies of Brief
Solution-Focused Counseling (BSFC), a culturally sensitive, researchsupported
approach to building solutions with young people and
caregivers by utilizing their strengths, resources, and possibilities.
Based on “what works” in helping people change, BSFC conforms
the counseling process to students and others by honoring and
accommodating their unique strengths, resources, opinions, and
feedback. BSFC strategies include:
• Establishing collaborative, change-focused relationships
• Using language to promote hope and solutions
• Building solutions from people’s indigenous resources
• Empowering small improvements whenever they occur
The workshop includes “live” onsite demonstrations, videotapes from
counseling sessions, experiential exercises, and practice activities
aimed at increasing the immediate relevance and applicability of
training content.

Participants will learn how to:
• Build collaborative relationships with hard-to-reach young
people, caregivers, and families
• Build hope from the opening moments of contact
• Develop creative interventions based on people’s strengths,
successes, and resources
• Empower small improvements whenever they occur
Materials Provided for Participants (optional; at the request of
the sponsoring agency) (Book: Solution-Focused Counseling
in Schools (by John Murphy, 2008, American Counseling
Association); discount price available for sponsoring agencies
and workshop participants.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Health & Fitness Expo

Please join us in Johnson Gym on Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for this annual event that includes mini workouts, cooking demos, nutrition information for everyone, games, local health service information, community health and wellness opportunities, health screenings, and even inflatable jump-houses for the kids! Learn more about your health and how to make life even better.

The first 150 participants  receive a reusable shopping bag with goodies from participating sponsors, and all attendees have a chance to win a home elliptical trainer.

This event is sponsored by Andrews University’s School of Health Professions, Counseling and Testing Center, and social recreation.

For more information, contact Gretchen at 269-471-3371 or krivak@andrews.edu.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Department of Aviation FLY-IN

Please join us this year for our annual Fly-In & Drive-in. Once again it is during the Sunday of alumni weekend. We are opening our doors and inviting everyone to come out and see different planes that fly in as well as to walk through our department and even see our brand new airplanes. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

Compass Collegiate Sabbath School

If you are interested in studying the Bible during Sabbath School on Sabbath morning together with fellow students from all over campus, this is the place for you. We begin by singing and transition then to the Scriptures. All semester long, we meet every Sabbath from 10:30-11:30am in the Religion and Biblical Languages Department of Buller Hall.

Eau Claire Young Adults

Chemistry & Biochemistry Departmental Seminar Series

How can you tell if something is acidic or basic? How can you track a toxic substance or diseased tissues inside your body? Scientists often use molecules as probes to see (detect, sense) an environment (cell, protein, reaction, etc) that they otherwise could not 'see'. The color changes of pH paper or the green fluorescent protein all allow us to probe the environment at the molecular level. These techniques are at the heart of microscopy and medical diagnostics. It allows us to detect pathogens, diseases and toxic substances.

View these videos to learn more about fluorescent probes in biology:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pwtdne3W9Zk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSGq8gOLXwY

Everyone is welcome to attend our second Fall 2014 session in the Andrews University Chemistry & Biochemistry Departmental Seminar Series this coming Thursday, September 11 at 4:30pm. As usual we meet in A-107 Halenz Hall.

Thursday's seminar topic is:
Tuning Fluorescent Probes for Biological Applications     
Our guest speaker is:
Colleen Nicola Scott, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Attached is the seminar flyer in pdf format with more details about our speaker's educational and professional background. The pdf formatted flyer is also available at this Dropbox link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/oq8lnuv1wtdwcya/CHEMSEM%20NEWS%20Fall%202014%20Flyer%202.pdf?dl=0

Teachers are encouraged to announce this lecture in their classes and/or forward this email to their classes.

For non-Andrews faculty and students wishing to see the talk in the Chemistry Amphitheater:

There are directions given to Andrews at: http://www.andrews.edu/about/visiting/get_to_andrews.html  

Annual International Potluck Cuisine

Monday, September 8, 2014

Michiana Adventist Forum

Michiana Adventist Forum


The Theology of Ordination Study Committee:
One Member’s Observations and Reflections


Presented by

Cheryl Doss PhD
Director of the Institute of World Mission
Member, Theology of Ordination Study Committee

Sabbath Afternoon, September 20, 2014
3:30 pm

Chan Shun Hall
Andrews University



About the Topic

Currently, the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, the SDA denomination’s highest administrative authority, does not endorse the ordination of women as ministers.

During the past two years the Theology of Ordination Study Committee appointed by the General Conference has been studying issues related to the ordination of women as ministers in the SDA church. The committee recently made its report as part of a process which is expected to lead to discussion and possible revision of the denomination’s practice of not endorsing the ordination of women as ministers when the church holds its next world-wide General Conference Session in 2015.

Cheryl Doss, a member of the committee and director of the denomination’s Institute of World Mission, will discuss personal observations and reflections growing out of her work on the committee.

About the Speaker

Cheryl Doss, PhD, is the director of the Institute of World Mission, a service of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists that serves the world church.  The Institute facilitates the cross-cultural outreach of the Seventh-day Adventist world church. It provides cross-cultural training for full-time, short-term and volunteer workers, and facilitates their re-entry to the home field.
Cheryl’s mission experience began as an MK (missionary kid) living in South Africa.  Later, with her husband Gorden (also an MK and now a teacher of mission at Andrews University), she served for sixteen years in the country of Malawi.

During her years in Malawi, Cheryl directed rural clinics, developed training programs for pastors’ wives, facilitated women’s ministries programs, and helped start Shepherdess Clubs.  She also home schooled her two children, Kristi and Richard, and taught classes in the ministerial training program at Lakeview Seminary.  As a nurse she lectured on health and, along with her husband, initiated annual family life training seminars for pastors and their wives.  Their book, Christian Marriage, was published in Malawi in 1995.

Combining her mission background and educational training with her passion for family growth, Cheryl’s research and writing has largely focused on families in cross-cultural transition.  Besides teaching and administrative duties, her specific responsibilities at the Institute of World Mission are developing curriculum and resources for mission training, and the support and education of missionary families through newsletters and re-entry programs.

Since leaving Africa in 1997, Cheryl and Gorden have made their home at Andrews University and are blessed to have their two remaining parents living nearby.  Kristi and her family are on the faculty at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies in the Philippines.  Richard and his family are serving at Nile Union Academy in Egypt.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Doctoral Defense

DOCTORAL DEFENSE: Friday, September 12, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. in Board Room, Room #307, in the Administrative Building. Juan R. Prestol-Puesán will defend his dissertation in partial fulfillment for the PhD degree in Leadership. Juan Prestol’s dissertation title is, “An Exploratory, Correlational, Self-Rater Study on Authentic Leadership Values of Adventist Local Conference Chief Financial Officers in the United States.” Those wishing to attend must make their request through Anna Piskozub, by calling 471-3109.

Club & Organization Orientation

Just a reminder that the Club and Organization Orientation is happening Monday, September 8 and Tuesday, September 9 at 5:30 in the Leadership Lab next to the Student Life Office. This is a MANDATORY meeting for all registered clubs (and for those wanting to be registered). We ask that you send atleast 2 representatives from your club/organization. You are not required to attend both days, but you are required to attend either Monday or Tuesday evening. It will be about an hour long and this is also the opportunity to receive information about the Club Fair and get signed up for a topping. The annual Club Fair is going to take place on Wednesday September 17. In order to be a part of this Fair you must have attended one of the 2 orientation sessions next week. See you there! 

Michiana Adventist Forum

Michiana Adventist Forum


The Theology of Ordination Study Committee:
One Member’s Observations and Reflections


Presented by

Cheryl Doss PhD
Director of the Institute of World Mission
Member, Theology of Ordination Study Committee

Sabbath Afternoon, September 20, 2014
3:30 pm

Chan Shun Hall
Andrews University


About the Topic

Currently, the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, the SDA denomination’s highest administrative authority, does not endorse the ordination of women as ministers.

During the past two years the Theology of Ordination Study Committee appointed by the General Conference has been studying issues related to the ordination of women as ministers in the SDA church. The committee recently made its report as part of a process which is expected to lead to discussion and possible revision of the denomination’s practice of not endorsing the ordination of women as ministers when the church holds its next world-wide General Conference Session in 2015.

Cheryl Doss, a member of the committee and director of the denomination’s Institute of World Mission, will discuss personal observations and reflections growing out of her work on the committee.



About the Speaker

Cheryl Doss, PhD, is the director of the Institute of World Mission, a service of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists that serves the world church.  The Institute facilitates the cross-cultural outreach of the Seventh-day Adventist world church. It provides cross-cultural training for full-time, short-term and volunteer workers, and facilitates their re-entry to the home field.
Cheryl’s mission experience began as an MK (missionary kid) living in South Africa.  Later, with her husband Gorden (also an MK and now a teacher of mission at Andrews University), she served for sixteen years in the country of Malawi.

During her years in Malawi, Cheryl directed rural clinics, developed training programs for pastors’ wives, facilitated women’s ministries programs, and helped start Shepherdess Clubs.  She also home schooled her two children, Kristi and Richard, and taught classes in the ministerial training program at Lakeview Seminary.  As a nurse she lectured on health and, along with her husband, initiated annual family life training seminars for pastors and their wives.  Their book, Christian Marriage, was published in Malawi in 1995.

Combining her mission background and educational training with her passion for family growth, Cheryl’s research and writing has largely focused on families in cross-cultural transition.  Besides teaching and administrative duties, her specific responsibilities at the Institute of World Mission are developing curriculum and resources for mission training, and the support and education of missionary families through newsletters and re-entry programs.

Since leaving Africa in 1997, Cheryl and Gorden have made their home at Andrews University and are blessed to have their two remaining parents living nearby.  Kristi and her family are on the faculty at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies in the Philippines.  Richard and his family are serving at Nile Union Academy in Egypt.

Doctoral Defense

DOCTORAL DEFENSE: Wednesday, September 10, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the Board Room, Room #307, in the Administrative Building. Andrea Cristina Nagy will defend her dissertation in partial fulfillment for the PhD degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Andrea Cristina Nagy’s dissertation title is, “Faith Commitments and Spiritual Influences as Correlates of Adolescents' Involvement in Service in the ValueGenesis Study.” Those wishing to attend must make their request through Anna Piskozub, by calling 471-3109.

Andrews Homecoming 2014

Highlights of the weekend will include:

  • Wes Christiansen Memorial Golf Outing
  • Harvest Picnic & Wagon Tours
  • Grand Opening of the Andrews Trails
  • 5K/10K Run and Fitness Expo
  • Homecoming Gala Concert

For up-to-date information, schedule of events, or to RSVP and access forms, please visit http://alumni.andrews.edu/homecoming

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Lamson Health Club Sale

10% off  2 semester & 3 semester memberships through September 14.  A membership includes use of exercise equipment, sauna, jacuzzi, and aerobics classes.   AU students will be able to charge their memberships to their student accounts during sale time only!  Call 471-3449 for more information.

Week of Prayer Class Schedule Changes

Course Schedule for Weeks of Spiritual Emphasis

Monday, Wednesday, Friday only

(Tuesday, Thursday courses follow the regular course schedule)

7:30 AM courses meet from 7:20-8:00 AM

8:30 AM courses meet from 8:10-8:50 AM

9:30 AM courses meet from 9:00-9:40 AM

10:30 AM courses meet from 9:50-10:30 AM

11:30 AM courses meet from 10:40-11:20 AM

 

Agenda Submission Deadlines

The Agenda reminder email is sent to all Andrews students, staff and faculty, as well as a substantial list of off-campus individuals interested in the happenings at Andrews University, every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon during the regular school year (Thursdays only during breaks).

To ensure that your submission is live on the Agenda webpage when the reminder emails go out, and to increase your chances of being included in the reminder email, please be sure to have your item submitted no later than noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays for that day's email.

If you have questions please email agenda@andrews.edu or call Becky St. Clair at 269-605-3438. 

Howard Center Presents... Petar Jankovic Ensemble

The Petar Jankovic Ensemble creates a musical fusion of Spanish guitar and a string quartet. The ensemble’s expression and technical mastery are evident in their performances of Spanish pieces, passionate tangos, classical masterpieces, and contemporary compositions. People who appreciate chamber music and classical guitar will love the Petar Jankovic Ensemble. Come experience this unique blend of strings perform works by Debussy, Shostakovich, DeFalla, Piazzolla and Albeniz.

TICKETS

REQUIRED: $15 Reserved Seating, $5 Students Purchase tickets online, or call our box office at 888-467-6442 for student discounts and more information.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Graduate Violin Recital-Jenny Rivera

Jenny Rivera will present a Graduate Violin Recital on Wednesday, September 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Howard Performing Arts Center.  There is no charge and all are welcome.

ChemSem: Halogen Photochemistry in Changing Arctic Climate

Atmospheric chemistry is one of the best examples that chemistry is everywhere. What do you know about the chemistry of the air around you and in you? Do you know the relationship between the color of the sky including the color of sunsets and atmospheric composition? Do you know the facts of climate change? What can the clouds and snow tell about our changing climate? These and other questions will be in play at our first Fall 2014 ChemSem talk. What questions do you have?

Everyone is welcome to attend our first Fall 2014 session in the Andrews University Chemistry & Biochemistry Departmental Seminar Series this coming Thursday, September 4 at 4:30pm. As usual we meet in A-107 Halenz Hall.

Our guest speaker is Kerri Pratt, ASsistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Department of Earth & Environmental Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.  Attached is the seminar flyer in pdf format with more details about our speaker's educational and professional background.

View a video of Dr. Pratt doing research in Alaska:http://vimeo.com/67918840

For more picturesanddescriptionsview: http://prattlab.blogspot.com/
 

Teachers are encouraged to announce this lecture in their classes and/or forward this email to their classes.

For non-Andrews faculty and students wishing to see the talk in the Chemistry Amphitheater: There are directions given to Andrews at: http://www.andrews.edu/about/visiting/get_to_andrews.html  

Friday, August 29, 2014

Dr. Ostrander's Retirement Celebration

The faculty and staff of the TLC Department would like to invite you to attend the retirement celebration of Dr. Raymond J. Ostrander.  The celebration will be on September 4 from 3-5 p.m. in the lobby of Chan Shun.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Andrews Electronics Recycling Day

Andrews University, in partnership with Green Earth Electronics Recycling, will hold its biannual electronics recycling event on Wednesday, September 10, from 3–7 p.m. Community members, businesses and residents from surrounding communities are encouraged to recycle their unwanted electronic items at the Andrews University Transportation building.

Accepted items include computers, laptops, smart phones, monitors, TVs, telephones, cameras, DVD players, cords/cables, printers, toner cartridges, cell phones, refrigerators, air conditioners, appliances and any other electronic items or items with a cord. A hazardous waste fee will be collected for CRT monitors ($5) and tube TVs ($10). All other items are recycled free of charge. All hard drives are wiped to Department of Defense specifications or shredded.

All businesses are encouraged to preregister by emailing pickup@greenearth1.com or calling 269-326-1232.

Green Earth Electronics Recycling, headquartered in St. Joseph, Mich., is a company whose focus is to keep unwanted electronics out of the landfill by using the best practices in information destruction and recycling. They are registered as a recycler with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Their services include corporate and institutional pickups as well as community drop-off events. For more information please visit www.GreenEarth1.com or email pickup@GreenEarth1.com. 

All Andrews University equipment MUST be processed by ITS prior to the event. Contact ITS for pickup. Any personal items to be turned in must be held until the event and brought to the Transportation garage between 3 and 7 pm.

New Life Services

New Life weekly Sabbath services begin on August 30, 2014. We look forward to you joining us in the Seminary Chapel starting at 11:45 a.m. All services will begin at 11:45 a.m. 

Dining Services Labor Day Hours

LABOR DAY WEEKEND HOURS
for
DINING SERVICES

 

SUNDAY - August 31st

Terrace Café                       11:30am - 1:30pm
                                                           5pm - 6pm
Gazebo                                             9am - 8pm
Office                                                       Closed

MONDAY - September 1st

Terrace Café                       11:30am - 1:30pm
                                                            5pm - 6pm
Gazebo                                              9am - 7pm
Office                                                         Closed

 

Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Lamson Health Club Closed Labor Day

Lamson Health Club will be closed on Sunday & Monday, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1, for the Labor Day holiday.

Student Garden Co-Curricular Activities

Get 10 co-curricular hours at the Andrews Student Gardens each semester.  Come learn the wonders of the gardens and enjoy:

  • One-on-one interaction with other students
  • Learning how to harvest, prune, sow, and till
  • A fun outdoor experience
  • Playing in the greenhouse
  • A free t-shirt

Of your 30 co-curricular hours each semester you can now cut 1/3 out by learning about sustainability, natural science, environment, health, and how we grow food.  Co-curricular will be provided for undergraduates.

Two Part co-curricular activities.  One hour of lecture (sustainability, organics, health, practical, nature, etc.), training and tour, and nine hours of field work.  For those who attended the seminar in prior semesters are able to skip the lecture and gain more field experience.  Please sign up via below.

The Andrews Student Gardens is both on and off campus and grows 4 acres of peaches, 3 acres of apples, 10+ acres of begetables and flowers (including over 50 varieties), an acre of berries, and 80 acres of juice grapes.

Lectures are on September 05, 19, October 03, and 24.

To sign up please visit: http://augardens.com/volunteer/ 

 

Compass Collegiate Sabbath School

If you are interested in studying the Bible during Sabbath School on Sabbath morning together with fellow students from all over campus, this is the place for you. We begin by singing and transition then to the Scriptures. All semester long, we meet every Sabbath from 10:30-11:30am in the Religion and Biblical Languages Department of Buller Hall.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Visual Art & Design Faculty Exhibition

You are invited to attend the Annual Visual Art & Design Faculty Exhibition. The Exhibition opens on Tuesday, September 2 with a reception from 6-8PM. The location is in the Art & Design Gallery in Smith Hall. Blue Gallery signs are over the exterior doorways. The Art Faculty will be present. Refreshments will be served. Co-curricular credit will be given.

2014-15 Parking Permits Available Now

The Office of Campus Safety now has parking permits for the 2014-2015 school available.  All Andrews University parking permits display an expiration date on the face of the decal.  If your current decal is set to expire on August 31, 2014, please visit the Office of Campus Safety with the required documentation (proof of current sate registration, proof of current insurance, and valid driver’s license) to obtain a new decal.  You may also begin the registration process online at www.andrews.edu/safety.

Monday, August 25, 2014

PIoneer Memorial Church Service Aug. 30

Pioneer Memorial Church
on the campus of Andrews University
8655 University Blvd.
Berrien Springs, MI

Sabbath Speaker: Dwight K. Nelson
Sermon: “Galaxy Three: Why What Is Happening a Billion Light Years Away Right Now Matters to You”

Church Service:  9 am & 11:45 am
Sabbath School: 10:30 am

Doctoral Defense

September 3, 2014, 2:30 p.m., DOCTORAL DEFENSE, Seminary Hall N211

James Mutua will defend his dissertation in partial fulfillment of the PhD degree in the area of Old Testament Studies.  Mutua's dissertation title is, "The Spirit of the Lord and Obedience to God's Law: An Exegetical, Intertextual, and Theological Study of Ezekiel 36:27". Those wishing to attend must make their request at #6002 no later than August 27.  Due to limited seating, reservations are required

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Lamson Health Club Sale

10% off  2 semester & 3 semester memberships through September 14.  A membership includes use of gym equipment, sauna, jacuzzi, and aerobics classes.   AU students will be able to charge their memberships to their student accounts during sale time only!  Call 471-3449 for more information.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Andrews University Symphony Orchestra Tryouts

Tryout this Monday August 25, 2014 for the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra (AUSO).  A sign-up sheet will be posted on the door of room 206 in Hamel Hall.  Refer to attachment for further information.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

2014 - 2015 Dining Services Hours

Beginning Monday August 25, Dining Services will resume its normal semester hours.  For more information visit our webpage http://www.andrews.edu/services/dining/

Pick up your Fall Kick Off Party Tickets

Purchase your tickets this Sunday for the FALL KICK OFF PARTY!

Sponsored by AUSA

 

Tickets can be purchased at 5:00 pm in the Dining Services lobby; 1 ticket per meal plan, unlimited tickets per cafe account.  Haystacks will be served on the playing fields at 5:30 pm.

The Terrace Cafe will be closed for Supper during the time.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

AICER Presents Dr. Christon Arthur

The Andrews International Center for Educational Research (AICER) is inviting faculty, students and interested individuals to attend a presentation on September 02, 2013, at 5:30 pm.

Presenter:  Dr. Christon Arthur, Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research; Associate Provost, Faculty Development, Andrews University

Ways of Knowing: Using Research to Inform Theory & Practice  

Humans are constantly making decisions. The quality of our life is inextricably linked to the decisions that we make. It goes without saying that the best decisions are usually Informed-decisions - decisions that are knowledge-based. But, how do we acquire that knowledge? How do we “come to know?” It is true that epistemology is concerned with what knowledge is most important; but how do we acquire or “come to know?” Is empiricism at odds with revelation? Can one know that which is not “testable” or “observable?” Is there such a thing as “objective reality?”

Venue:  Bell Hall, Room 013

Online participants to login as "Guest" at   https://andrews.adobeconnect.com/_a877709416/research/ or  http://www.andrews.edu/sed/aicer/researchwebinars/  whether or not they are registered Andrews students.

Gymnics Tryouts

Tryouts for the Andrews University Gymnics begin Monday, August 25 at 8PM.  All are welcome.

 

Infinite Gymnastics Fall Sessions

Infinite Gymnastics classes begin on September 8th.  For more information you can visit the Infinite webpage.  Staff and students receive a 10% discount.  To register fill out our online application. See you soon.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

CYB Group Personal Training

Come, CHANGE YOUR BODY! Anna Piskozub’s dynamic group personal training starts a new session on Tuesday, September 2, at 6pm, at Lamson Health Club. This unique program will help you shed fat, build muscle, and slim your midsection in no time. Your workout routines are personalized for you by an experienced trainer targeting your individual needs. Though each workout will be unique to you, you are guaranteed to experience dynamic warms-ups, core training and strength training that will improve your overall conditioning. In the next three months you will improve your balance, build a strong core and increase your flexibility. Class times are Sunday at 9am, Tuesday at 6pm and Thursday 6pm. Note: AU employees will be reimbursed up to 50% for the cost of the program. If you are interest in joining, please call the Lamson Health Club at 471-3449 or e-mail Anna at anna@changingyourbody.com

Mission Trip to Honduras

MISSION TRIP TO HONDURAS – Christmas Break (Dec. 12-22)

Join the youth mission team! December 12 - 22 a team of youth missions volunteers will be going to the REACH orphanage in Honduras to conduct a special day camp ministry for about 150 children. There is still some room on the team if if you are a young person (or young at heart!) interested in service and missions. The application deadline is September 5. Please contact  Glenn Russell (glenn@andrews.edu) right away for more information since airline ticket deadlines are just a few weeks away. Sponsored by Pioneer Memorial Church -  Youth Missions. 

Monday, August 18, 2014

PIoneer Memorial Church Service Aug. 23

Pioneer Memorial Church
on the campus of Andrews University
8655 University Blvd.
Berrien Springs, MI

Sabbath Speaker: Dwight K. Nelson
Sermon: “With All Your Heart, Soul and Mind: Dead Rabbits Aren’t Worth Dying For”

Church Service:  9 am & 11:45 am
Sabbath School: 10:30 am

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Dining Services Table Tents

Once again this year, Dining Services will be reserving slots in their table tents for those who are looking to use inserts for campus announcements and events.  Please let us know ahead of time, as spaces are limited.

 

For reservations or questions please email us at ds@andrews.edu.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Dining Services Hours

The following announcements are regarding upcoming changes to Dining Services business hours.

Due to the Fall Fellowship activities, the Terrace Cafe will be closed this Sabbath, August 16th. However, the Gazebo will be open from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. http://bit.ly/1ewlDLL

 

Beginning August 17th, Dining Services hours are as follows:

Terrace Cafe

Monday - Friday: 7:00 am to 10:00 am,  11:00 am to 2:30 pm,  5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sabbath:  12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Sunday:  10:30 am to 2:00 pm,  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gazebo

Monday - Thursday:  8:00 am to 9:00 pm

Friday:  8:00 am to one hour before sundown

Sabbath:  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Sunday:  11:00 am to 9:00 pm

 

Keep up to date with any changes on our website!  http://bit.ly/1ewlDLL

Bookstore Blow-out sale

AU Bookstore is having a storewide Blow-out Sale, 25% off ALL clothing and gifts.

Come in and take advantage of this great savings, while supplies last.

Bookstore hours

AU Bookstore will return to regular business hours on August 18th. Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm, and Friday, 9am-1pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday.

The Bookstore will be open the following two Sundays, August 17th and August 24th, 9am-2pm.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Office of Graduate Enrollment

The Office of Graduate Enrollment Management will be closed to the public on Thursday, August 14, 2014. We will resume office hours on Friday, August 15, 2014.

For more information contact Monica Wringer at wringerm@andrews.edu

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Reminder: Faculty Mentors Needed

Dear Faculty,

From August 17-23 the Student Life office will be coordinating New Student Orientation week.

Our goal is to help students adjust to their new environment by placing them into Mentoring Groups. These groups are under the leadership of current students who serve as New Student Mentors.

We are seeking twenty faculty members who would serve as a Faculty Coaches for these groups.

Here is what that 4 1/2 hour commitment would entail.

1.     Meet on Wednesday, August 20, from 7:30-9 p.m., with the Mentoring Group.  The New Student Mentors will facilitate activities that help you get acquainted with the new students in your group.  There will also be time set aside for new students to ask you questions about how to succeed in the classroom.

2.     Meet three times throughout the first semester (Sept. 23, Oct. 28 and Nov. 18.) during the Tuesday co-curricular period, 11:30 am - 12:20 p.m.  These will be “check-in points” with our new students.  Again, the New Student Mentors will run the program.  Your role will simply be to come alongside and show a helpful interest in students’ experience and progress during their first semester.

Thank you for considering this important role during the first semester.  Our new students appreciate the support and interaction these Mentoring Groups provide, and we believe they make a real difference in student retention.

If you are interested in volunteering as a Faculty Coach, please contact the Student Activities Office  by email at cnelson@andrews.edu  by Friday, August 8th.

Thank you so much for your time and God bless!


Chelsea Nelson
Asst. Director of Student Activities and Athletics
Andrews University
269-471-3615
cnelson@andrews.edu

 

COMM454:Communicating Forgiveness

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Physical Therapy Open House

Physical Therapy department new anatomy lab open house/dedication

Wednesday August 13th  1230pm

 

Friday, August 1, 2014

Faculty Mentors Needed

Dear Faculty,

From August 17-23 the Student Life office will be coordinating New Student Orientation week.

Our goal is to help students adjust to their new environment by placing them into Mentoring Groups. These groups are under the leadership of current students who serve as New Student Mentors.

We are seeking twenty faculty members who would serve as a Faculty Coaches for these groups.

Here is what that 4 ½ hour commitment would entail.

1.     Meet on Wednesday, August 20, from 7:30-9 p.m., with the Mentoring Group.  The New Student Mentors will facilitate activities that help you get acquainted with the new students in your group.  There will also be time set aside for new students to ask you questions about how to succeed in the classroom.

2.     Meet three times throughout the first semester (Sept. 23, Oct. 28 and Nov. 18.) during the Tuesday co-curricular period, 11:30 am - 12:20 p.m.  These will be “check-in points” with our new students.  Again, the New Student Mentors will run the program.  Your role will simply be to come alongside and show a helpful interest in students’ experience and progress during their first semester.

Thank you for considering this important role during the first semester.  Our new students appreciate the support and interaction these Mentoring Groups provide, and we believe they make a real difference in student retention.

If you are interested in volunteering as a Faculty Coach, please contact the Student Activities Office  by email at cnelson@andrews.edu  by Friday, August 8th.

Thank you so much for your time and God bless!


Chelsea Nelson
Asst. Director of Student Activities and Athletics
Andrews University
269-471-3615
cnelson@andrews.edu

New Student Ice Cream Social

New Student/Parent Ice Cream Connection Event. On Sunday evening, August 17, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. we will be hosting a Campus Services and Academic Departments Ice Cream Feed Fair in front of the Campus Center. Our goal is to have you available to meet parents before they leave on Monday noon. We invite you to sponsor a booth at this festive event where there will be ample opportunity to talk with new students and parents about their needs and how your departments can help.
The office of Student Life will supply the ice cream and bowls, and we ask each department to supply a unique topping (approximately 50 servings) to smother the ice cream with! We are looking for different toppings anywhere from hot fudge to mangos!  When your department decides which topping you want to contribute, please click on the link below. This will take you to a google document. Once there, please list your department and topping. You may either use the list provided or come up with one on your own. If you choose one from the list please delete the topping you have chosen from the list. It will automatically save once you type in your response. For questions please call extension: 3615.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1532GWsEEjehvUpsPUYFhtksoyleHy8Bd2OcD5l2sO-k/edit?usp=sharing

Both of these are great opportunities to introduce yourselves and your departments to new students.
We hope to hear from you soon!

Lamson Health Club Sale

10% off of 2 semester & 3 semester memberships from August 3 to September 14.  A membership includes use of gym equipment, sauna, jacuzzi, and aerobics classes.   AU students will be able to charge their memberships to their student accounts during sale time only!  Call 471-3449 for more information.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Dining Services Summer Hours

Beginning August 2nd,  Dining Services will resume its regular summer hours which are as follows:

Terrace Cafe

Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Sabbath:  12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Sunday:  CLOSED

Gazebo

Monday - Friday:  8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sabbath:  CLOSED

Sunday:  12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bookstore Hours on Graduation Sunday

The Bookstore will be open this Sunday for Graduation, from 11:00am-3:00pm.

Surplus Shelving and Work Surfaces Available

Monday, August 4, there will be a considerable amount of shelving, base, and countertop pieces, with a medium oak finish, available to departments only.  On Tuesday, August 5, whatever is left will be available for individual use.  It will be located in the Griggs parking lot, on the north side of Griggs.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Departmental Information for Student Packets

This coming August, Andrews University will be welcoming over 500 first-time students to our campus. Therefore, we are excited to extend a promotional opportunity for you to introduce your services during our Orientation Week.
This can be done through several methods.  You may:
·        Submit a promotional flyer to be included in our New Student Packet
·        Submit coupons or special offers to be included in our New Student Packet
·        Donate a promotional item or gift certificate to be given away during Orientation Week
If you would like to include a promotional piece for our newcomers, please send 500 copies and any give-away items to the address below by Friday noon, August 8th, and we would be happy to include them. 

Please direct your pieces to:


Student Life
8525 University Blvd.
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI  49104-0300

If you have any questions feel free to contact our Student Life Office, by calling 471-3215 or e-mailing at cnelson@andrews.edu.
 

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Students: Take Summer Course Surveys

It is once again time for students to rate their courses through course surveys.  Course surveys provide the opportunity to give important (and anonymous) feedback to instructors on the effectiveness of the course.

Most courses will be surveyed electronically through our automated system, Class Climate.  Email invitations for each course survey will be sent Sunday morning, July 29.  If the survey is not taken, reminders will be sent automatically every three days until August 8.  A Certificate of Completion will be generated after each survey is submitted.  This may be saved or emailed, and used as proof of completion if the instructor offers any type of incentive.

Thank you in advance for your participation.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at ext. 3308 (assessment@andrews.edu)

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