Andrews University Agenda http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/ News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2018, Andrews University Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:22:00 -0000 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:22:00 -0000 webmaster@andrews.edu webmaster@andrews.edu Miami Gardens Church Has a New Minister http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/48703 <p> Mount Pisgah Seventh Day Adventist Church has a new minister leading the way.</p> <p> The well-established church &mdash; located at 3340 NW 215 St. in Miami Gardens &mdash; opened its arms to Pastor Alex Royes, a Broward County native, who expressed his journey so far with the ministry.</p> <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s exciting and intimidating at the same time,&rdquo; Royes said. &ldquo;The excitement comes from a new church, new possibilities, new opportunities, new people to meet. That&rsquo;s always exciting.&rdquo;</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="http://www.miamitimesonline.com/faith_family/miami-gardens-church-has-a-new-minister/article_af0ca1d6-0b59-11e8-874b-d71d266ed4ea.html">The Miami Times</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:58:14 +0000 Tell Jalul Excavations Shed Light on Water Systems http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/48702 <p> Located in the Madaba plain, Tell Jalul is one of the largest tells (mounds) in central Jordan which was occupied from the Early Bronze Age.</p> <p> Water system at Tell Jalul consists of a water channel and huge open air reservoir, said Paul Gregor, the co-director of Tell Jalul excavations.</p> <p> &quot;The reservoir was established during the 10th century BC [approximately during the reign of Solomon and/or David], while water channels were established later, during the 7th century BC,&quot; said Gregor from Andrews University, noting that, in the course of excavation, 26 years so far, researchers did not discover evidence that would indicate who occupied the site.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/tell-jalul-excavations-shed-light-ancient-water-systems">The Jordan Times</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:55:18 +0000 Recognition of Meshack Sagini http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/48617 <p> Meshack Sagini, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.</p> <p> Drawing upon more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Sagini serves as an associate professor and research scientist with the department of social sciences and humanities at Langston University. In this position, he is noted for his focus on United States government, public policy, international relations, organizational behavior, strategic planning and management, higher education management, and general world history. He is credited with establishing the Office of Scholarly &amp; Scientific Research, which publishes the Journal of Scholarly and Scientific Perspectives (JSSP).</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/meshack-sagini-recognized-for-commitment-to-education-448921.php">The 24-7 Press Release</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:13:03 +0000 BOLDplanning Inc. Hires Carlin J. Alford http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/48615 <p> BOLDplanning Inc., the pacesetter in online solutions for Emergency Operations Planning (EOP) and Continuity of Operations/Government Planning (COOP/GOG) and Hazard Mitigation Planning (HMP), announced today the addition of Carlin J. Alford to its growing, Nashville, TN-based team as Director, Customer Success &amp; Strategy.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/18/01/r11041008/boldplanning-inc-announces-hiring-of-carlin-j-alford-as-director-custo">The Benzinga</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:08:07 +0000 New Vice President of Total Rewards http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/48614 <p> Adventist Health System has promoted Rena Freeman to the position of vice president of total rewards. Freeman assumed her new role on Jan. 21, 2018, and reports to Adventist Health System Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Olesea Azevedo.</p> <p> In what is a new role to Adventist Health System, Freeman, who previously served as the organization&rsquo;s executive director of compensation and benefits, is now responsible for the systemwide total rewards strategy, which includes leading the planning, design, implementation, maintenance and administration of all compensation and benefits programs.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="https://www.adventisthealthsystem.com/page.php?section=news&amp;page=article&amp;id=2503">The Adventist Health System</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:03:39 +0000 Five College Farms Specializes in Tomatoes http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/48613 <p> You&rsquo;d think that those wanting to eat fresh, locally grown heirloom tomatoes from the Pioneer Valley would be out of luck in the winter. Think again.</p> <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s just about having the crop when no one else does,&rdquo; said Keith Rehbein, who co-owns Five College Farms in Hadley.</p> <p> Started in 2015, Five College Farms grows heirloom tomatoes in an approximately 52,000-square-foot greenhouse space at 319 River Drive, the former home of Montgomergy Rose, a rose-growing operation.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="http://www.gazettenet.com/A-winter-fruit-Hadley-farm-has-a-greenhouse-full-of-tomatoes-in-January-15143119">The Daily Hampshire Gazette</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:58:12 +0000 Parenting Strategies Class http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/48611 <p> Officials at Benton Harbor Area Schools have tried several ways to get parents more involved with their children and their education.</p> <p> Free parenting classes are being held Wednesday evenings at STEAM Academy at MLK, 750 E. Britain. The classes are taught by professionals from Andrews University in Berrien Springs. They are funded through the $2 million Public Safety/Gang Prevention Grant from the Michigan Department of Education, said grant coordinator Rita Seay.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.heraldpalladium.com/news/local/parenting-strategies-class-is-helpful-but-needs-to-reach-more/article_bc270fbe-3083-58cd-8340-6e9bade2c673.html">The Herald Palladium</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:54:17 +0000 New OCS Principal Sets Focus on Career Readiness http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/48610 <p> Under new principal Kirk Haley, Orcas Christian School (OCS) is working to help its students thrive in the workforce after their education &ndash; whether as capable tradespeople, professionals with graduate degrees, or anywhere in between.</p> <p> &ldquo;I tell my teachers, &lsquo;Do not indoctrinate,&rsquo; explains Haley. &ldquo;&lsquo;Teach the students to think; make them explore. Give them tools to be successful, whatever career they choose.&rsquo; I tell my students, &lsquo;Find something you want to do, and do it well &ndash; better than anyone else.&rsquo;&rdquo;</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="https://orcasissues.com/new-ocs-principal-sets-focus-career-readiness/">The Orcas Issues</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:48:15 +0000