Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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.

Jee Wong Benefit Concert

Jee Wong Benefit Concert, October 4 at the South Bend Seventh-day Adventist Church.
A Dinner prepared by Chef Mark Anthony, will be served at 5:00 p.m. in the school gymnasium,  followed by the concert at 6:00 in the church sanctuary.  This is a free event with an opportunity for you to make a donation which will benefit ASAP ministries.
Jee Wong is an Internationally renowned pianist, who holds a Master’s degree in Performance and Piano Pedagogy from the University of Montana.  He is particularly interested in bringing the unchurched back to Christ through his ministry.

Please call 574-234-3044 to reserve seating for dinner.

Hinsdale Men's Chorus Concert

Sabbath, September 20, 2014
11 a.m.
All Nations SDA Church
4259 East Snow Road, Berrien Springs, MI

Don't miss this special event of spiritual blessings so please join us and invite your friends.

Sermon Title: "Jesus Paid It All"
Message from the Hinsdale Men's Chorus.

Michiana Fil-Am Service for September 20

The speaker this Sabbath at the Michiana Fil-Am Church will be Pastor Roy Castelbuono. Sabbath School begins at 9:45 am and the worship service begins at 11:20 am.

The church is located at 8454 Kephart Lane in Berrien Springs.

Prayer meeting is Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm.

For more information visit us online: www.michianafil-am.com or visit our Facebook fan page for speaker information and announcements: www.facebook.com/MichianaFilAm
 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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)
 

Gateway Services

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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

Niles Westside for September 20

Niles Westside Adventist Church
1105 Grant St (at Fairview Ave)
Niles, MI
www.nileswestside.org

Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m.
Church Services: 8:30 & 11 a.m.

September 20: Pastor Darrel le Roux, Speaker 

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.

Frances Faehner & Marcia Kilsby Receive Awards

by Jenna Neil

During the summer commencement held on Sunday, August 3, 2014, Marcia A. Kilsby, associate professor of medical laboratory sciences, emerita, and Frances Mae Faehner, vice president for Student Life, received the J.N. Andrews Medallion.

“I was reminiscing over the 30 years of summer graduations I had attended, rejoicing in the accomplishments of all of our students, knowing this one would be my last one before retirement, and was stunned to hear my name announced,” Marcia says.

She was involved at the very beginning of the medical technology program at Andrews University in 1988. One of the original goals of the program was to educate young people from developing countries to take the knowledge and clinical experience they learned back home to their own countries to upgrade the level of diagnostic care available. Unfortunately, she says, “the vast majority of graduates stayed to work in the United States.” Faculty looked for a way to keep the sense of mission before their students and got involved with a portable laboratory system called Lab-In-A-Suitcase, that could be used where electricity was unavailable or unreliable.

Kilsby involved her students and gave them the task of identifying key illnesses in different countries to determine if this system would be beneficial and utilized their different language skills to translate a user-friendly manual.

“Expertise in grounded clinical diagnostic knowledge, creative application of problem solving, compassion and a willingness to serve in places that are outside the usual to take help, hope and healing to the suffering in this world are what I prayerfully aspire to exemplify,” Marcia says.

Marcia graduated with a BS in biology from Andrews University in 1981 and with a Master of Science the following year. She went on to complete an internship at South Bend Medical Foundation School of Medical Technology, a Master of Science in medical technology, became a specialist in blood banking, studied transfusion medicine, and in 2005 completed a doctorate in educational leadership at Andrews.

Marcia says, “There are so many people who have accomplished so much that to be selected to receive the award is very humbling and I am very honored.”

Frances Faehner was cited for her compassion and skill as a counselor and communicator, her creative leadership and expertise in strategic planning and crisis management in Student Life.

She earned a Bachelor of Social Work from Andrews University in 1976, then went on to complete a master’s in counselor education from Loma Linda University and a PhD in leadership from Andrews in 2007.
After earning her bachelor’s degree, she gained five years of professional residence life experience on the secondary level as dean of girls, first at Bass Memorial Academy and then at Shenandoah Valley Academy.
In 1981 Frances joined the Loma Linda University/La Sierra Campus student services team as associate dean of women. There she caught a broader vision of the vital role that Student Services can play in the restoration of young men and women in a total educational process. She accepted an invitation to serve as dean of women in 1983, which incorporated the administration of five residence halls.

In 1985, Frances and her husband, David Faehner, vice president for University Advancement, moved to Andrews where she served as dean of women until 2003. She found special joy in the nurture of students, staff training and development, spiritual and educational programming and financial and facility management, which she took to the next level when she became vice president for Student Life in 2003. A hallmark of Faehner’s leadership is the high level of care she presents in all situations to ensure every person feels valued and understood.

After 34 years of living in a residence hall and the arrival of two sons, Joshua and Jeremiah, the Faehners moved to a country home in 2001. They regularly open up their home to entertain students, alumni and colleagues. Over the past 13 years she has shared her legendary hospitality with an estimated 10,000 guests.

Frances says, “I am deeply humbled to receive the honor of the J.N. Andrews Medallion and am very thankful for the wonderful team of colleagues with whom I share my work. I love Andrews University and its extraordinary body of students with every fiber of my being.”

Cooking Class: Ethnic Vegetarian

Cooking Class featuring "Ethnic Vegetarian Cuisine" includes:

Live demonstrations
Health tips
Food samples
Recipes from around the world
Expand your culinary skills and learn to cook international foods the healthy way.

To register: Call (269) 332-0898 or email health@fairplainadventist.org

Location: Edith B. Garrett School, 140 Seneca Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

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.

Eau Claire SDA Church for Sept. 20

Eau Claire SDA Church
6562 Naomi Road
Eau Claire, MI 49111

Sabbath Speaker: Pastor Ted Toms
Sermon Title:  " Do, Be, Do, Be, Do "

Church Service 10:50 am
Sabbath School  9:15 am

Job Posting: MSU Extension

Friday, September 12, 2014

Michiana Fil-Am Worship Service For September 13

The speaker this Sabbath at the Michiana Fil-Am Church will be Pastor Ramon Ulangca. Sabbath School begins at 9:45 am and the worship service begins at 11:20 am.

The church is located at 8454 Kephart Lane in Berrien Springs.

Prayer meeting is Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm.

For more information visit us online: www.michianafil-am.com or visit our Facebook fan page for speaker information and announcements: www.facebook.com/MichianaFilAm

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

Village SDA Church for September 13

First worship - 8:30 am
Second Worship 11:20 am
Preacher - Pastor Ron Kelly
Sermon Title - "Is Anyone Hungry"

Place - Village SDA Church
635 St Joseph Ave. Berrien Springs, MI
Contact person - Elizabeth Tan
Phone - 471-7795

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."

Free Prostate Screenings

Lakeland HealthCare Affiliate Lakeside Urology and the Margaret Beckley Upton Center for Health Enhancement are showing their support of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month by offering free screenings in September.  The screenings are for men over 50 or age 30 and over with a family history of prostrate cancer.  Registration is encouraged; walk-ins are welcom.  For more information or to register, call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544.

Tuesday, September 16, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m
Lakside Urology
815 St. Joseph Drive, St. Joseph
 
Thursday, September 18, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Lakeside Urology
Lakeland Medical Suites, Niles
42 N. St. Joseph Avenue, Nile
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Mickey Buller Passes Away

Mildred W. Buller (known as Mickey), 95, of Worthington, Ohio, died September 9, 2014. A gathering of friends will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at Schoedinger Worthington Chapel,6699 N. High Street, Worthington (just south of 1-270). Full obituary will appear in Friday's edition or visit www.schoedinger.com.

Mickey and her husband, Allan, are the namesakes for Buller Hall on the Andrews campus. Allan passed away in 2013.

Week in Pictures

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Small Business Showcase & Lake Effect Jazz Big Band

On Sunday, September 21, from 3–6 p.m., the Howard Performing Arts Center, with the sponsorship of MPA Architects, presents a small business showcase with a concert by Lake Effect Jazz Big Band wrapping up the day.

Small businesses come with many perks—individualized service, the convenience of a location in your neighborhood, and money spent benefits your community. The Howard Center invites you to join the movement to shop small and local by discovering your community’s businesses in an expo in the lobby of the Howard Center. You can expect giveaways, samples and demonstrations!

Lake Effect Jazz Big Band will take the stage in the concert hall for at 5 p.m. for a concert blend of classic big band jazz and modern compositions. This group is comprised of local area musicians, many of whom are music teachers in area schools or own small businesses of their own.

No tickets are required for this event that is free to attend! If you act fast, there might be a couple booths left for you to reserve and represent your business. Call the Howard Center at 888-467-6442 for more information. 

Professor Shows Art in Gallery

Local galleries feature Michiana artists:

Robert Williams Gallery--Photographer Marc Ullom: Marc is a professional photographer and educator who lives and works in Michigan. Marc earned his MFA in photography from the Academy of Art University and is currently teaching full time at Andrews University.

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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.

Howard Center Presents...Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna

On Sunday, September 28, at 7 p.m., the Howard Performing Arts Center will present Dana Lyn and Kyle Sanna, Celtic and Irish folk duo. Both are arrangers, composers, players and improvisers, and well-known for their Irish music.

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 are $15, $10 for Andrews University faculty and staff, and $5 for students. They can be purchased online at Howard.andrews.edu or at the box office by calling 888-467-6442.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

All Nations Church Service Sept. 13

All Nations SDA Church Service, September 13, 2014
Speaker: Pastor Pohlmarc Lawrence
Sermon Title: "Mission Impossible, Mission Ready, Mission Accomplished"

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.

Niles Westside for September 13

Niles Westside Adventist Church
1105 Grant St (at Fairview Ave)
Niles, MI
www.nileswestside.org

Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m.
Church Services: 8:30 & 11 a.m.

September 13: Pastor Darrel le Roux, Speaker - first service at the church

We will have Outdoor Worship for Sabbath School and Church, starting at 9:30, at the Chapel in the Woods (near the church, off of Union St/Arbor Dr).

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  

Monday, September 8, 2014

Bahamian Alumnus Awarded Scholarship to Oxford

Bahamian Wilfred Adderley II has been awarded the 2014 Chevening Scholarship. He will be participating in the Foreign Service Programme at Oxford University.

Wilfred’s tertiary education led him to study at Northern Caribbean University in Mandeville, Jamaica where he started his degree in Music Education, Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan and the College e Università Villa Aurora in Florence, Italy.

Wilfred holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Music, with Honours, and a Master’s Degree in International Relations, Communication and Development, Magna Cum Laude, both from Andrews University. 

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Andrews Electronics Recycling Day

by Becky St. Clair

Andrews University invites community members, businesses and residents from surrounding communities to recycle their unwanted electronic items at the University’s biannual electronics recycling event. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 10, from 3–7 p.m. at the Transportation building. In partnership with Andrews University, Green Earth Electronics Recycling will be operating the event.

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, Michigan, 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 GreenEarth1.com or email pickup@GreenEarth1.com.

Eau Claire SDA Church for Sept. 13

Eau Claire SDA Church
6562 Naomi Road
Eau Claire, MI 49111

Sabbath Speaker: Dr. Tom Shepherd
Sermon Title:  "What Jesus is Doing Today"

Church Service 10:50 am
Sabbath School  9:15 am

Michiana Adventist Forum presents

Michiana Adventist Forum presents:

"The Theology of Ordination Study
Committee: One Member¹s Observations and Reflections,"   presented by  Cheryl Doss, PhD, Director of the Institute of World Mission; Member, Theology of Ordination Study Committee.

The presentation will be Saturday afternoon, September 20, 2014, at 3:30 pm in  Chan Shun Hall on the campus of Andrews University.

About the Topic:

Currently, the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, the SDA denomination¹s 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 denomination¹s 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 denomination¹s 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.
 

Cheryl¹s 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 pastors¹ wives, facilitated women¹s 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, Cheryl¹s 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.


Adventist Forum is open to the public.  All are welcome.  For information, contact Art Robertson at robertsa2@earthlink.net or call 471-7150.

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

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.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The Building Blocks to Weight Managements

A 10-week program that provides support and encouragement to people desiring to shed pounds and increase their well-being.  Being overweight and obese is a chronic problem in the United States and a precursor to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and depression.  This program is based on the concept that basic principles or blocks, when put into place in our lives, promote health and help achieve that sought after ideal weight.  Learn how to resist cravings, sleep weight off, change habits, and much more.  This program starts Tuesday, September 9, from 7-8:30 pm. For more information, call Melody at 269-782-0457 or email melody@dowagiacadventist.org.  This program will be held at the Dowagiac SDA Church at 410 Hill Street in Dowagiac.

The Twelve Steps: A Spiritual Journey

A series on healing from addictions, starts September 4 at 7 pm.  People can experience freedom from the damaging effects of a less-than-nurturing environment.  Feelings of unworthiness, anxiety, and inferiority diminish and are replaced by spiritual strength and virtues.  Addictions are broken as the journey awakens us to God's unconditional love and grace in our lives.  As our attention is captivated by new life in God, we experience peace, enjoy productive living, and become functioning members of the community.  For more information, call Melody at 269-782-0457 or email melody@dowagiacadventist.org.  This program will be held at the Dowagiac SDA Church at 410 Hill Street in Dowagiac.

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.

Fusing Traditions

Petar Jankovic is the rarest of musicians.

While the Serbian-born classical guitarist traveled the world performing solo shows, he longed to share that spotlight with other players.

"I just had this sheer desire to play with other people on stage, but classical guitarists just don't have that many chances to play with other ensembles," Jankovic says by telephone from his home in Bloomington, Ind. "At one point, I just got a little tired of traveling alone and playing alone. I always liked chamber music, where you can collaborate with other people, so I wanted to come up with something to fill that void."

That something is the Petar Jankovic Ensemble, which performs Sunday at Andrews University to open the Howard Performing Arts Center's 2014-15 season.

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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

 

Hinsdale Men's Chorus Concert Vespers

Sabbath, September 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Niles Westside Adventist Church (1105 Grant St, Niles, MI). Please join us and invite your friends!

Michigan Blood Drive

Tuesday, September 16, from 2-7 p.m. at Niles Adventist School (110 N Fairview Ave, Niles, MI). Be a hero—contact Denise Kidder (269-357-3250) or the school office (269-683-5444) to sign up and donate blood!

Village Church Service & Vespers for September 6

Sabbath Worship Service

First worship - 8:30 a.m.
Preacher - Ricardo Palacios
Sermon Title - "A Question of Loyalty"
Second Worship 11:20 am
Preacher - Pastor Byard Parks
Sermon Title - "Fear's Fear"

 

Sabbath Vespers - Sabbath , September 6, 4:00 p.m. Riess Chapel

The Adventist Frontier Missions will be holding an afternoon panel discussion on spiritual warfare, under the theme: “Defending against Spiritual Powers in Mission.” Speakers working with Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims and post-modern seculars will present papers, relate experiences and share biblical truths and counsels from the Spirit of Prophecy.

Parents' Night Out

Parents’ Night Out: Sunday, September 21, from 6-8 p.m. in the Niles Adventist School gym (110 N Fairview Ave, Niles, MI). There will be a presentation called Taming the Lecture Bug, and a traveling Christian bookstore as well. The presenters, Joey & Carla Link, have a blog and website at www.ParentingMadePractical.com. The Mom's Notes Bookstore will open at 5:30 p.m., so come early! For more information, and to RSVP (especially if you need childcare), visit www.nilesadventistschool.org. Childcare is available for kids up through grade 6 at $2 per child. Childcare space is limited.

All Nations Church Service for September 6

All Nations SDA Church Service, September 6, 2014
Speaker: Dr. Errol McLean

Week in Pictures

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

On Sunday, September 7, at 7 p.m., the Howard Performing Arts Center will present The Petar Jankovic Ensemble, a string group of two violins, viola, cello and guitar. The concert will include arrangements of works by Debussy, Shostakovich, DeFalla, Piazzolla and Albeniz.

The Petar Jankovic Ensemble creates a musical fusion of Spanish guitar and traditional string quartet. The ensemble’s expression and technical mastery are evident in their performances of Spanish pieces, passionate tangos, classical masterpieces and contemporary compositions.

The group is comprised of Maria Storm, first violin; Azusa Tashiro, second violin; Amanda Grimm,viola; Kyra Saltman, cello; and Petar Jankovic, guitar. Jankovic teaches at Indiana University–Jacobs School of Music, where he is the coordinator for the guitar department.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for Andrews University faculty and staff, and $5 for students. They can be purchased online at howard.andrews.edu or at the box office by calling 888-467-6442. Classical radio station 90.7 WAUS is a media sponsor for this concert.

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.

Ambassador and Friends Concert at the Howard

Ambassadors and Friends in Concert at Howard Performance Art Center
Saturday September 13th, 2014 at 8:00pm
Pre-sale tickets at Howard Performance Arts Center box office at 888-467-6442

The group returns to Andrews University with its trademark combination of acappella gospel favorites and irresistible African infused harmonies. Come enjoy a passionate and ferocious fun filled musical experience.

100 Years at Neighbor To Neighbor

Neighbor To Neighbor, as part of Adventist Community Services, is celebrating ACS' 100 years of Community Service with an Open House on Thursday, September 18th from 3-6 p.m.   Join us for refreshments, live music and a tour.

Niles Westside Church for September 6

Niles Westside Adventist Church
1105 Grant ST (at Fairview AVE)
Niles, MI
www.nileswestside.org
 
Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m.
Church Services: 8:30 and 11 a.m.
 
Speaker for September 6: Dr. Joseph Kidder

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  

Michiana Fil-Am Service for September 6

The speaker this Sabbath at the Michiana Fil-Am Church will be paster Roy Castelbouno.  Sabbath School begins at 9:45 a.m. and the worship service begins at 11:20 a.m.

The church is located at 8454 Kephart Lane in Berrien Springs.

Prayer meeting is Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m.

For more information visit us online: www.michianafil-am.com or visit our Facebook fan page for speaker information and announcements: www.facebook.com/MichianaFilAm.

Eau Clair SDA Church for September 6

Sabbath Speaker: Brooks Payne

Sermon Title: "A Tale of Two Storms"

Sabbath School: 9:15 a.m.

Church Service: 10:50

Eau Clair SDA Church
6562 Naomi Road
Eau Clair, MI 49111
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.

Afterschool Rocks! at Berrien Springs High School

Afterschool Rocks! at Berrien Springs High School

Berrien Springs High School is looking for volunteers for their Afterschool Rocks! program that supports youth academically, socially, and emotionally. Tutors in all subject areas are needed.  If you have a skill or hobby you would like to share with teens, we invite you to come and teach it.  We start September 15, and we serve students in grades 9 - 12.  Help us change lives!  For more information, contact Director Bonnie Chadderdon at bchadderdon@homeoftheshamrocks.org or call her at 269-473-0556.

All Nations SDA Service for August 30, 2014

All Nations SDA Church Service, August 30, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Gorden R. Doss

Sermon Title: "A Church With Mission Focus"

S.M.A.R.T Tutor Program

A child in poverty who cannot read on grade level by 3rd grade is 13 times less likely to graduate than a proficient, wealthier peer.  The Catch a Dream Foundation's S.M.A.R.T Tutor Program for the Benton Harbor Area Schools is recruiting tutors for their fall session to help the students of Benton Harbor become proficient. The tutors spend 1 hour once a week in an 8 week session with their student.  The students who are being tutored are in grades 1st through 8th grade.  Tutors have their choice of grade level and time between teh hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Tutoring is done in reading and math.  for more information and to register go to http://bhas.org/domain/77.  If you have questions contact Meredith Sgambelluri at (269) 605-2801 or Meredit.Sgambelluri@bhas.org.  The first session will begin Monday, September 29.

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.

How Does Your Garden Roll?

Debra Batson knows what she likes.

"I like everything fresh," she said on Wednesday as she bought green tomatoes, bell peppers, cabbage and other produce from the mobile farm market operated by Andrews University and Be Healthy Berrien.
But Batson uses a wheelchair, and it's difficult for her to get to a grocery store. Having the mobile market make a weekly stop at Red Bud Ministries at 708 Red Bud Trail in Buchanan, across the street from her home, has been a godsend.

"I'm one of their best customers," Batson said.

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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. 

Week in Pictures

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!

Andrews Hosts Pathfinder Day

On Sunday, August 10, more than 100 Andrews University volunteers welcomed over 700 Pathfinders onto campus. The first-ever Pathfinder Day, coordinated by Rebecca May, community relations coordinator, Shelly Erhard, director of student visits, and Brittany Felder, student visits coordinator, introduced attendees to the University, some for the first time, and many of the great things it has to offer. Representatives from 29 states, as well as from England, Papua New Guinea, Brazil and the British Virgin Islands, were among the groups who came as a precursor to their arrival at the Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, which began two days later.

“About a year ago several areas on campus started receiving inquiries from Pathfinder groups who wanted to stop by on their way to Oshkosh this summer,” says May. “While we wanted to provide that opportunity, we also knew it would be impossible to accommodate multiple groups coming to campus over the course of a couple of weeks at that time of the year.”

At the same time as Pathfinders would be making the trek to Wisconsin, Andrews had summer graduation and the arrival of freshmen for the upcoming school year, in addition to many staff and faculty heading to Oshkosh themselves to assist with the Camporee.

“It’s a challenging time to have an influx of campus visitors for an extended period of time,” says May.

So, in January she got together with three other staff members and decided to create a one-day event for Pathfinders to visit and experience Andrews. With no additional budgetary allocations for the event, the involved departments stretched their collective resources and made a plan.

“We decided to cap the event at 1,000 people,” says May. “When a registration link was posted on the Camporee website for Andrews University Pathfinder Day, in less than a week we had over 1,000 registered and we quickly closed registration!”

The number eventually settled to 625, with a few groups showing up unregistered on the day of the event.

Participants had 16 different activities to choose from, all staffed by volunteers from across campus. Those who participated in at least four events were eligible to receive the coveted Andrews University pin to wear proudly around Oshkosh.

Activities included a musical petting zoo, tours of the Horn Archaeological Museum, hayrides to the dairy, disc golf, campus tree walks, pipe organ demonstrations and swimming in the pool, in addition to three honors offered: Flower Culture, Livestock and Bones & Muscles.

“Andrews has so much to offer students academically, socially and spiritually,” says Ron Whitehead, executive director for the International Pathfinder Camporee. “Most of the 50,000 student Pathfinders are in public education and do not know much about Adventist higher education. So it was a great opportunity to give them a look at a university that represents the world.”

In addition to the volunteers, the event could not have happened without the financial partnership of several areas of campus. The Andrews Airpark provided a pancake breakfast, for which Enrollment Management provided eggs and pancake toppings, Andrews Student Gardens obtained fruit at wholesale prices for lunch, Apple Valley supplied cookies for dessert at lunch, and Dining Services offered an extremely good price for lunch and supper to make them affordable. Guest & Convention Services paid for the Pathfinder Day pins that participants received at the end of the day, and the Division of Integrated Marketing & Communication produced and paid for printed promotional materials.

“We will definitely do this again in five years,” says May. “It was a blast and I think next time will be even better.”
 

Village SDA Church for August 30

First Worship: 8:30 a.m.
Second Worship: 11:20 a.m.
Preacher: Pastor Ron Kelly
Sermon Title: "Points of Reference: Paradox of the Prophets"
 
Place: Village SDA Church
635 St Joseph AVE.
Berrien Springs, MI
Contact Person-Elizabeth Tan, (269) 471-7795

Jee Wong Benefit Concert

Sabbath, October 4, beginning at 5:00 pm, KEEP HOPE ALIVE- benefit dinner and concert for ASAP Ministries.

Doors open at 4:30 for a free vegetarian dinner with Chef Mark Anthony.  Followed at 6:00 pm by a concert with Jee Wong and Friends.

Please RSVP for dinner to:
South Bend SDA Church
1936 Altgeld St.
South Bend, IN 46614
574-234-3044
firstsda@sbcglobal.net
e-mail: firstsda@sbcglobal.net

Jee Wong - is a songwriter, accomplished pianist and a fascinating individual who is dedicated to music. His work as a solo pianist and collaborative artist has brought him across the United States and abroad. He gained national attention when his multi-media sound track “Lotus” was presented at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 1999. Jee grew up in a Buddhist culture in Southern Malaysia having a natural gift for hearing, feeling and playing music at a young age. He became a Christian while attending college in Montana.

Chef Mark Anthony – Since retiring from being a casino owner in Las Vegas and caterer to celebrities, Mark has devoted his time and talents to serving the Lord through motivational presentations on healthy living. He has toured through every state in the country, cooking for tens of thousands of people. He is author of 2 vegan cookbooks and loves to share how easy it is to eat healthy.

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.

Michiana Fil-Am Worship Service

The speaker this Sabbath at the Michiana Fil-Am Church will be Steve Toscano. Sabbath School begins at 9:45 am and the worship service begins at 11:20 am.

The church is located at 8454 Kephart Lane in Berrien Springs.

Prayer meeting is Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm.

For more information visit us online: www.michianafil-am.com or visit our Facebook fan page for speaker information and announcements: www.facebook.com/MichianaFilAm

Niles Westside Adventist Church August 30

NIles Westside Adventist Church
1105 Grant ST (At Fairview AVE)
Niles, MI
www.nileswestside.org
 
Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m.
Church Service: 11 a.m. (Only one service)
 
August 30: Communion (only one church service, at 11 a.m.)
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.

Student Writes for ASOR Blog

Studying archaeology, reading books related to the subject, and obtaining good grades in archaeology related courses does not turn one into a bona fide archaeologist. Having the privilege to participate in an archaeological excavation on the field is an experience that I will be forever grateful to ASOR and the Platt Fellowship donors. Although I have been studying archaeology for over a year, this is my first dig experience.

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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.

Free Pre-Diabetes Class Offered

(ST. JOSEPH) - Lakeland HealthCare is offering a free program designed to help anyone with higher-than-normal blood sugar levels who are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.  This program does not require a physician referral and helps area residdents change their lifestyles to delay - or avoid - the onset of diabetes.  Pre-registration for this free class is required.  For more information or to register, call (269) 556-2868.

Thursday, September 4
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Center for Outpatient Services, St. Joseph
Pharmacy Conference Room
3900 Hollywood Road, St. Joseph
 
          According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is the biggest public health crisis of the twenty-first century. Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes, including 7 million people who have not yet been diagnosed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  In 2010, about 1.9 million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed in adults age 20 or older.  In addition, antoher 79 million adults were estimated to have pre-diabetes, a condition that increases the risk for diabetes.  Early diagnosis of the disease is critical to successful treatmentin order to delay or prevent complications such as heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidnes disease. 
 
          Visit lakelandhealth.org or find Lakeland HealthCare on Facebook or Twitter for more classes and events.  

Free Weight Loss Seminar Offered in St. Joseph

(ST. JOSEPH) - The Lakeland Comprehensive Weight Loss Center is offering a free seminar, "Lose Weight...Find Heatlh." The seminar will be presented from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3 in Room 4 of the Frederick S. Upton Education Center at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. 

          Dr. Michael Schuknecht, one of Michigan's most experienced bariatric suregons, and staff members of teh Lakeland Comprehensive Weight Loss Center will discuss programs available for losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight for years to come.  The Lakeland Comprehensive WEight Loss Center specializes in working with each person to create a customized lifestyle plan, including medical weight loss management through diet or bariatric surgery, nutrition counseling, individualized exercise programs, and monthly support groups. 

          According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 68.5% of adults in the United States are overweight or obese. Losing as little as five to 15 percent of your initial body weight can reduce your risk of diabetes and other illnesses and can even eliminate your need for some medications.

          For more information or to register for the seminar, call (269) 687-4673, or visit www.lakelandhealth.org/hope.  Visit www.lakelandhealth.org or find Lakeland HeathCare on Facebook or Twitter for more classes and events.  

Free Class for Women in Chemotherapy

(ST. JOSEPH) - Lakeland HealthCare will offer "Look Good...Feel Better," a free two-hour class for women who are currenlty undergoing chemotherapy, at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 8, at the Marie Yeager Cancer Center at the Health Park, 3900 Hollywood Road, St. Joseph.

          Presented in cooperation with the American Cancer Society and the National Cosmetology Association, this program teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients to help restore their appearance and enhance their self-image.  Licensed cosmetologists provide cosmetic advice, information on skin care, and guidance on the use of wigs, turbans and scarves.  Each participant receives a free make-up kit valued at $300from the Personal Care Products Council.

          Future "Look Good...Feel Better" seminars will be held the second Monday of each month at the Marie Yeager Cancer Center.

          Class size is limited and pre-registration for this free program is required. For more information or to register, please call (269) 556-7197.  Visit www.lakelandhealth.org or find Lakeland HealthCare on Facebook or Twitter for more classes and events.  

Good Grief: Bereavement Sharing and Education Program

(ST. JOSEPH) - Good Grief is a free program that covers topics such as how to cope with loss, guilt, and regret; why you feel the way you do; and finding a sense of peace.  Each seven-week session meets for one and a half hours of meaningful information and sharing.  For more information, call Lory's Place at (269) 983-2707 or (800) 717-3812.

St Joseph
Tuesdays, September 9 to October 21
3:30 to 5 p.m.
Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Lane
Contact DJ Hosbein or Jaime Hoover at (269) 429-7100
 
South Haven
Tuesdays, September 9 to October 21
3:30 to 5 p.m.
Hospice at Home, 05055 Blue Star Highway
Contact Karen Riffer-Reinert at (269) 637-3825
 
NIles/Buchanan
Thrusdays, September 11 to October 23
3:30 to 5 p.m.
Hospice at Home, 4017 Chamberlain Road
Contact Mary Nell Rosenboom or Jamie HOover at (269) 695-1099

Building Relationships 4 Life

Come out and support The First Haitian American Church as it presents Building Relationships 4 Life Ministries.  It is all relationships on Friday night at 730pm and Sunday afternoon at 330pm.  Saturday afternoon at 3pm will be for Married Couples and those thinking of marriage and/or are engaged.

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

Lessons in Leadership

What makes a good leader?

It's a question Skip Bell, professor of leadership studies and director of the Doctor of Ministry program at Andrews University's Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, has pondered more than most.

Bell, who is also founding director of the Christian Leadership Center at Andrews, has traveled the world speaking about leadership, proudly proclaiming that he has taught the subject on every continent except Antarctica. About four years ago, however, Bell began brooding about the literary void on what the Bible actually says on the topic.

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Eau Claire Church Service Aug. 30

Eau Claire SDA Church
6562 Naomi Road
Eau Claire, MI 49111

Sabbath Speaker: Roy Gane
Sermon Title:  "The Song of the Vineyard"

Church Service 10:50 am
Sabbath School  9:15 am

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.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Seminary Releases Statement on Church Headship

by Becky St. Clair

On Thursday, August 21, the Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary voted and released a major statement on headship in the church. This document is based on careful study of the scriptures and the Spirit of Prophecy. It represents a consensus of the Seminary faculty who created this document as a service to the worldwide church.

“I am excited to offer to the church this biblical-theological study that uplifts the unique headship of Christ in the church,” says Jiří Moskala, dean of the Seminary. “It is my hope that it will significantly contribute to the current debates on leadership.”

The statement’s preamble says, “While there exists legitimate leadership in the church, no other human being may rightfully claim a headship role in the church. As head of the church, Christ provides the ultimate manifestation of God’s love, demonstrating and vindicating God’s moral government of love, and thus defeating the counterfeit government of the usurping ‘ruler of this world.’”

The seven-page document includes detailed discourse on God’s moral government of love, the Great Controversy between Christ and Satan, the unique and non-transferable headship of Christ, and a section on affirmations and denials compiled by the faculty of the Seminary.

“I am grateful for the faculty that is dedicated and committed to the church and its mission,” says Moskala, “as they worked diligently and prayerfully to produce this statement. I pray that this document will prove to be a unifying influence in the church.”

To read the full statement, visit andrews.edu/sem.

SPLAD Achieves Master's Accreditation Candidacy

The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) has completed its review of the Level II Candidacy application for the master’s program in speech-language pathology at Andrews University. Based on a thorough review of all candidacy materials for the program, the CAA voted to award candidacy for a period of five years beginning July 1, 2014.

“The CAA determined that the program demonstrated sufficient compliance with the Standards for Accreditation,” said Joan Blessing, chair of the CAA. “We look forward to working with the faculty at Andrews in the development of the master’s program.”

Award of candidacy allows the program to matriculate students into the program as it continues to document compliance with accreditation standards for the duration of the candidacy accreditation cycle.

“It is very exciting to learn that we have not only been granted candidacy but we have been granted the candidacy for the maximum of five years,” says Heather Ferguson, chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology. “I am thrilled about this progress and continue to thank God for His guidance and for each of the faculty and administrators who enabled us to work together as a team to allow this to happen.”

For information about the Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology program, visit andrews.edu/splad, email speech@andrews.edu or call 269-471-3468.

All Nations Church Service Aug. 23

All Nations SDA Church Service, August 23, 2014
Speaker: Dana Carmona, "God Restores"

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Week in Pictures

Abuse Awareness and Prevention Sabbath

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

2014 enditnow Day

2014 enditnow Day at the Berrien Springs Spanish SDA Church

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