Andrews University Agenda http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/ News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2017, Andrews University Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:21:00 -0000 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:21:00 -0000 webmaster@andrews.edu webmaster@andrews.edu Veterans Day Tribute http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47737 <p> On Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, Andrews University will hold a Veterans Day Tribute at 11:30 a.m. in the Howard Performing Arts Center. This program will be one of reflection and thankfulness toward the veterans who have and are making sacrifices for the United States.</p> <p> The tribute will begin with a posting of the colors by the American Legion Post #284 and the VFW Post #9820 from South Bend, Indiana. Following a musical selection and poem, Washington Johnson II, assistant director for Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries, will speak.</p> <p> Washington Johnson II is a chaplain in the United States Navy Reserve. He holds the rank of Commander and is currently assigned to Religious Support Unit 106/ Deputy Chaplain of the United States Coast Guard for Reserve Matters, Washington, D.C. Johnson is the son of a World War II veteran who served in the United States Army Air Corps. He is an alumnus of Oakwood University (Bachelor of Arts), the Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity) and the Reformed Theological Seminary (Doctor of Ministry). He is married to Joyce Johnson, PhD; they have one son, Washington Johnson III, a student at Oakwood University.</p> <p> The program will also include a slideshow presentation of veterans that have been or are connected with Andrews University. After this slideshow, small gifts of appreciation will be presented to each student veteran and veteran dependent.</p> <p> If you are an alumnus or current student of Andrews University, you are invited to contribute to the slideshow presentation by submitting a photo of you or your veteran while in service. Please send photos to Fares Magesa, the Andrews University Veterans Certifying Official at veterans@andrews.edu.</p> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:49:57 +0000