Andrews University Agenda http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/ News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2017, Andrews University Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:16:00 -0000 Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:16:00 -0000 webmaster@andrews.edu webmaster@andrews.edu International Students Friday Afternoon Chat http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47462 <div> Let's talk about: friendships, adjustment, coping Skills, homesickness &amp; more.</div> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:07:39 +0000 SAT Test http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/43390 Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:30:00 +0000 Senior Exit Test http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/43377 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:57:33 +0000 Dr. Denda Farewell Celebration http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/45406 <p> Please join us for a farewell celebration, honoring&nbsp; Dr. Denda, Assistant Director for Clincal Service's at Counseling and Testing Center.</p> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:12:04 +0000 "Sisterly" A Reflection on Autism http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/45390 <p> On Sunday, April 16, a special documentary screening and a 5K event both contribute to the discussion on the important and relevant topic of autism.</p> <p> &ldquo;Sisterly,&rdquo; a documentary by Andrews University senior documentary film major Nina Vallado, will have its first public screening with free admission on Sunday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in Newbold Auditorium, Buller Hall.</p> <p> The film features Vallado and her younger sister, Lisa, who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2. It highlights and discusses their struggles and accomplishments as they seek to connect to one another despite Lisa&rsquo;s autism.</p> <p> Vallado has been working on &ldquo;Sisterly&rdquo; for three years now, describing it as a journey to &ldquo;rediscover&rdquo; her sister and &ldquo;look past the autism and find out who Lisa really is.&rdquo;</p> <p> &ldquo;Since Lisa was diagnosed with autism, we haven&rsquo;t been able to talk like normal sisters are supposed to,&rdquo; Vallado says. Throughout the film, Vallado documents her search for intimacy, connection and friendship with her sister.</p> <p> Following the film&rsquo;s premiere, Vallado will present a Q&amp;A.</p> <p> For more information about the documentary film program at Andrews University, email <a href="mailto:enroll@andrews.edu?subject=Documentary%20Film%20at%20Andrews">enroll@andrews.edu</a>.</p> <p> Additionally, the community is invited to participate in the Autism Speaks 5K Run co-hosted the same day by three student clubs and the Counseling &amp; Testing Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m.; the race starts at 9 a.m. Proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to Autism Speaks. Race registration is $10 for students and $15 for community members and can be&nbsp;<a href="https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/BerrienSprings/AndrewsAutismSpeaks5K">purchased online</a>.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h3> Related Links</h3> <ul> <li> <a href="https://vimeo.com/210889429">Watch a trailer for &quot;Sisterly&quot;</a></li> <li> <a href="http://runsignup.com/Race/MI/BerrienSprings/AndrewsAutismSpeaks5K">Register for the 5K</a></li> <li> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autism">What is autism?</a></li> <li> <a href="https://www.autismspeaks.org/">About Autism Speaks</a></li> <li> <a href="https://www.andrews.edu/undergrad/academics/programs/documentaryfilm/">Documentary Film at Andrews University</a></li> </ul> Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:57:24 +0000 Autism Speaks 5K http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/45345 <p> On Sunday, April 16, the community is invited to participate in the Autism Speaks 5K Run on the campus of Andrews University. Registration begins at 8 a.m.; the race begins at 9 a.m. The event is co-hosted by the following University groups: Filipino International Association (AFIA), Psychology Club, Speech-Language Pathology &amp; Audiology (SPLAD) Club, and the Counseling &amp; Testing Center (CTC).</p> <p> These four groups have collaborated to raise awareness and funds for Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization founded in 2005 by grandparents of a child with autism. Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions for the various needs of individuals that have autism and their families and strives to accomplish their goals by sponsoring autism research and conducting awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments and the public.<br /> <br /> Proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to Autism Speaks. Race registration is $10 for students and $15 for community members and can be <a href="https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/BerrienSprings/AndrewsAutismSpeaks5K">purchased online</a>.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:17:41 +0000 Paper-based TOEFL http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/43370 Fri, 31 Mar 2017 09:30:00 +0000 ACT http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/43376 Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:00:00 +0000