Andrews University Agenda http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/ News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2017, Andrews University Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:55:00 -0000 Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:55:00 -0000 webmaster@andrews.edu webmaster@andrews.edu Pioneer Memorial Church First Service https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47863 <p> Join Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University for its 9 a.m. service where Pastor Dwight K. Nelson will present his message, &quot;'You Turned My Mourning into Dancing': The Habitude of Gratitude.&quot;&nbsp; Pioneer Memorial Church will celebrate its Thanksgiving Feast of Hymns.</p> Sat, Nov 18, 2017 09:00 am -0500 Pioneer Memorial Church Sabbath School https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47862 <p> Join PMC for a wide variety of Bible study options for all ages.</p> Sat, Nov 18, 2017 10:30 am -0500 Pioneer @ Worship Two https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47864 <p> Join Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University for its 11:45 a.m. service where Pastor Dwight K. Nelson will present his message, &quot;'You Turned My Mourning into Dancing': The Habitude of Gratitude.&quot;&nbsp; Pioneer Memorial Church will celebrate its Thanksgiving Feast of Hymns.</p> Sat, Nov 18, 2017 11:45 am -0500 Free Intelligent Conversation (FreeIC) https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47807 <p> The Office of Diversity &amp; Inclusion and the Institutional Diversity &amp; Inclusion Action Council present an opportunity to connect with others through &ldquo;Free Intelligent Conversation (FreeIC).&rdquo; FreeIC is a non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating meaningful conversations.</p> <p> The FreeIC event is for students, faculty and staff and is designed to encourage dialogue and interpersonal growth between individuals of different backgrounds.</p> <p> The program will take place on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6:30&ndash;8:30 p.m. in Chan Shun Hall. Food and co-curricular credit will be provided.&nbsp;Prior to the event, please complete this 1-minute <a href="http://andrews.freeic.org" target="_blank">survey</a>.</p> <p> <strong>Event Overview</strong></p> <ul> <li> Introduction: Overview of the event, the mission of FreeIC, and Diversity &amp; Inclusion plans for the year</li> <li> Breakout Sessions: In groups of 4&ndash;5 people, participants will share thoughts, opinions, and experiences with each other in response to FreeIC question cards</li> <li> Panel Discussion: A moderated panel discussion will focus on guidelines and best practices for engaging in meaningful, productive conversations on difficult topics</li> <li> Breakout Sessions: Participants will continue their small-group conversations, this time centered on tense or difficult topics. Participants will also engage panel members with questions and comments</li> <li> Closing remarks</li> </ul> <p> Co-sponsored by BSCF, AUSA, the Office of Campus Ministries, BSAS and AUGSA.</p> <p> To learn more about FreeIC, visit <a href="http://freeic.org" target="_blank">freeic.org</a>.</p> Sat, Nov 18, 2017 06:30 pm -0500 AU Symphony Orchestra-Music of the Romantic Period https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46709 <p> On Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at 8 p.m., the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra will perform in the Howard Performing Arts Center on the campus of Andrews University. The concert will feature music from the Romantic Period.</p> <p> Violinist Carla Trynchuk will perform &ldquo;The Scottish Fantasy,&rdquo; a charming solo piece for violin and orchestra. The piece was composed by Max Bruch and inspired by Folk tunes from Scotland. The orchestra will also perform Robert Schumann&rsquo;s enigmatic Symphony No. 3, &ldquo;Rhenish.&rdquo;</p> <p> Trynchuk has performed as a soloist with orchestras across North America and Europe, including the Calgary Philharmonic in Canada as well as the Banatul and Iasi Philharmonic Orchestras. She graduated from the Julliard School and is currently a professor of music and director of the string program at Andrews University where she was the recipient of the 2000 Faculty Award for Excellence in Research &amp; Creative Activity and the Siegfried H. Horn Excellence in Research &amp; Creative Scholarship Award (Arts, Humanities &amp; Education) in 2015.</p> <p> Conducted by Claudio Gonzalez, professor of music, the symphony orchestra is the core ensemble program at Andrews University. In addition to their current series at the Howard Performing Arts Center, the orchestra travels within the Great Lakes region as well as internationally. Since 2006, the orchestra has performed in Italy, Austria, Germany, France, the Philippines and Costa Rica.<em> (by Hannah Gallant - IMC Student Writer)</em></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Symphony Orchestra</strong></p> <p> <strong>Director: Claudio Gonzalez</strong></p> <p> The Andrews University Symphony Orchestra is the core ensemble of the orchestral program at Andrews University. In addition to their current series at the Howard Performing Arts Center, the Symphony Orchestra travels within the Great Lakes region as well as internationally. Since 2006, the orchestra has performed in Italy, Austria, Germany, France, the Philippines and Costa Rica.</p> Sat, Nov 18, 2017 08:00 pm -0500 Anthem Lights https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46683 <p> Anthem Lights is an American Christian group originating from Nashville, TN.&nbsp; Made up of four gifted vocalist and talented songwriters: Chad Graham, Spencer Kane, Caleb Grimm and Joseph Stamper, they are innovative, high energy, and ministry minded.&nbsp; The meaning behind their name asserts that although there is lots of darkness in this life, in the end, light is going to come through and win.&nbsp; They want to be a channel for that light to reach those who need it and to remind us that our lives have purpose and meaning in Christ.&nbsp; A collaboration of pop and religious music has resulted in an edgy style of their own that is effectively making them a favorite among young people.</p> Sun, Nov 19, 2017 07:00 pm -0500 Thanksgiving Break--No Class! https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46734 <p> Enjoy your holiday!</p> Wed, Nov 22, 2017 Thanksgiving Break https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47157 <p> No classes on main Berrien Springs campus.&nbsp;</p> Wed, Nov 22, 2017 Thanksgiving Break--No Class! https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46734 <p> Enjoy your holiday!</p> Thu, Nov 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Break https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47157 <p> No classes on main Berrien Springs campus.&nbsp;</p> Thu, Nov 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Break--No Class! https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46734 <p> Enjoy your holiday!</p> Fri, Nov 24, 2017 Thanksgiving Break https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47157 <p> No classes on main Berrien Springs campus.&nbsp;</p> Fri, Nov 24, 2017 Thanksgiving Break https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47157 <p> No classes on main Berrien Springs campus.&nbsp;</p> Sat, Nov 25, 2017 Thanksgiving Break https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47157 <p> No classes on main Berrien Springs campus.&nbsp;</p> Sun, Nov 26, 2017