Andrews University Agenda News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2018, Andrews University Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:15:00 -0000 Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:15:00 -0000 Planning Commission Talks Ox Creek Improvements <p> The Southwest Michigan Planning Commission has big hopes for the Ox Creek Watershed in Berrien County. Deputy Executive Director Marcy Hamilton tells WSJM News it&rsquo;s an area of Benton Township.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="">The News/Talk 94.9 WSJM</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:49:31 +0000 Manatees Mysteriously Dying in Mexican Wetlands <p> In the swampy wetlands of southern Mexico, officials and researchers are struggling to explain the deaths of dozens of manatees, the chubby marine mammals once confused with mermaids by ancient mariners.</p> <p> Fishermen who navigate the muddy waters inland from the coast of Tabasco state have discovered since May at least 28 dead West Indian manatees, also known as sea cows, along the Bitzal River and nearby streams.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="">The New York Times</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:39:51 +0000 Whitten Architects Celebrates 30+ Years <p> Whitten Architects, an award-winning architectural firm in Maine, celebrates a 30-plus year history with an expansion of its leadership team, citing year-over-year success in residential design and a vision for the future. Joining founder Rob Whitten as a principal is Russ Tyson, who has been a member of the Whitten team since 2007, as well as Jessie Carroll who joins the leadership team as associate principal after more than five years with the firm.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at the <a href="">PR Newswire</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2018 13:31:06 +0000 Andrews Graduation This Weekend <p> Andrews University will hold its summer graduation ceremonies this weekend. Graduation coordinator Dalary Payne tells WSJM News there will be 305 students receiving degrees. It&rsquo;s a diverse bunch.</p> <p> &ldquo;There are 49 countries represented by the graduates this summer, and of the students that we have graduating, 128 of those are citizens of other countries,&rdquo; Payne said.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="">The News/Talk 94.9 WSJM</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2018 13:25:56 +0000 Andrews University summer graduation this weekend <p> Andrews University&rsquo;s summer graduation will start Friday with the Consecration service, continue Saturday with the Baccalaureate service and end Sunday with the Commencement service.</p> <p> The services will be at Pioneer Memorial Church in Berrien Springs, according to a news release from the university.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="">The Herald Palladium</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2018 12:00:33 +0000 Design is in Jesse Hibler's blood <p> Community is important to Jesse Hibler, whether it&rsquo;s designing residential developments in his business or serving in local government.</p> <p> Hibler is owner of Hibler Design Studio in Berrien Springs and has been a member of the Berrien Springs Village Council for the last year and a half. He&rsquo;s also a member of the Berrien Springs-Oronoko Township Planning Commission, which oversees development along the M-139 Corridor.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="">The Herald Palladium</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2018 16:12:23 +0000 North Carolina was a leader in religious freedom <p> Nicholas Miller, professor of church history and director of the International Religious Liberty Institute, recently had an article published in the Raleigh News &amp; Observer.&nbsp;</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the article at <a href="">The News &amp; Observer</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:01:56 +0000 Dominique Gummelt has a passion for health <p> Dominique Gummelt is passionate about helping people live life to its fullest.</p> <p> As Andrews University&rsquo;s health and wellness director, she spreads the fitness message to students, the community and the world.</p> <p> Gummelt, a native of Germany, not only talks the talk, she walks the walk. She shows people by example the value of exercise, fitness and healthy living. Her work has been recognized with many honors, such as an Award of Merit from the Awareness Film Festival for &ldquo;The Jackie Film&rdquo; in 2017.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="">The Herald Palladium</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2018 11:52:35 +0000