Andrews University Agenda http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/ News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2016, Andrews University Thu, 26 May 2016 08:38:00 -0000 Thu, 26 May 2016 08:38:00 -0000 webmaster@andrews.edu webmaster@andrews.edu INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES - OFFICE HOURS http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/41774 <p> THE OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES (OISSP) WILL BE CLOSED FROM MAY 30 - JUNE 3, 2016. WE WILL RESUME OUR REGULAR BUSINESS OF SERVING YOU STARTING ON JUNE 6, 2016. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS WILL CAUSE YOU. IF YOU NEED TO CONTACT US URGENTLY, PLEASE EMAIL US AT ISS@ANDREWS.EDU OR TO ROBERT BENJAMIN - ROBERTB@ANDREWS.EDU.&nbsp;</p> <p> HOPE YOU HAVE AN AMAZING START TO THIS SUMMER.&nbsp;</p> <p> OISSP</p> Wed, 25 May 2016 16:53:52 +0000 Lead a GROW Group! http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/41480 <p> <font size="2"><span style="background-color:rgba(255,255,255,0)">Do you have an idea for a GROW Group that you'd like to lead&nbsp;this Summer or in the Fall? Sign up&nbsp;via <a href="https://www.pmchurch.org/grow/growgroups/lead" target="_blank">www.pmchurch.org/grow</a>&nbsp; </span></font></p> <p> <font size="2"><span style="background-color:rgba(255,255,255,0)">to be included in the 2016 GROW Group catalogs.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></font></p> <div dir="ltr"> <strong><font size="2"><span style="background-color:rgba(255,255,255,0)">Registration deadlines:</span></font></strong></div> <div dir="ltr"> <font size="2"><span style="background-color:rgba(255,255,255,0)">June 2 for&nbsp;Summer &nbsp;groups&nbsp;</span></font></div> <div dir="ltr"> <font size="2"><span style="background-color:rgba(255,255,255,0)"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_772872413" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">September 11</span></span> for Fall groups.&nbsp;</span></font></div> <div dir="ltr"> &nbsp;</div> <div dir="ltr"> <font size="2"><span style="background-color:rgba(255,255,255,0)">Questions? Contact us via&nbsp;<a>growgroups@pmchurch.org</a>&nbsp;<wbr>or&nbsp;<a href="tel:269-471-3150" target="_blank" value="+12694713150">269-471-3553</a>. Don't miss out on this transforming&nbsp;experience and thanks for helping us provide a space for people to GROW in God and through community with one another!</wbr></span></font></div> Wed, 25 May 2016 16:19:50 +0000 Free PT Service Clinic http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/41767 <p> The Physical Therapy Department is having their second free service clinic. We are providing free therapeutic services for anyone that is having pain. We would like to invite anyone that is having mobility issues, pain, or has questions about the physical condidtion. There will be student and professors as well as practicing clinicians that would be there to perform an evaluation, answer questions, provide therapeutic serivces and provide education about your pain or condition. Please sign up on the website ptserviceclinic@gmail.com</p> <p> If you are intersted and would like more information-- please send out an email to the email listed above. If you are interested in coming please indicate the time that you would like to schedule your 30 minute session.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 May 2016 09:51:48 +0000 Card Access Lockdown and AU Alert test http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/41755 <p> The Office of Campus Safety will be conducting a S2 (Card Access) Lockdown test along with the corresponding AU Alert communication on Tuesday May 31, 2016 between 10:15 am and 10:25 am (<strong>NO more than Ten Minutes</strong>). &nbsp;We will send a reminder approximately five minutes before the event via AU Alert. Please note that during this test, access to buildings via S2 will be restricted to Emergency responders (<strong>Fire, Police, AUOCS</strong>) only. When the test is over we will send the all clear message via AU Alert and access to the buildings will resume as normal.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Campus Safety at 269-471-3321 or email: Safety@Andrews.edu</p> Tue, 24 May 2016 11:07:46 +0000 Niles Westside Church Service for May 28 http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/41765 <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Niles Westside Adventist Church</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">1105 Grant St (at Fairview Ave)</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Niles, MI</span></p> <p class="p2"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">www.nileswestside.org</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Pastor: Darrel le Roux</span></p> <p class="p2"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m.</span></p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Church Services: 8:30 &amp; 11 a.m.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p2"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">May 28: Pastor Darrel le Roux, Speaker</span></p> Tue, 24 May 2016 11:06:28 +0000 Questioning Education's Current Direction http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/41757 <p style="font-size: 12.006px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 18px; line-height: 15.0075px;"> <span class="first-paragraph" style="font-size: 12.0036px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial;"><span class="paragraph-0" style="font-size: 12.0048px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px;">oday&rsquo;s educational system is out of date, according to a new documentary screened Sunday at Andrews University, as well as from a panel of area educators and community leaders. The 2015 documentary screened was &ldquo;Most Likely to Succeed,&rdquo;&nbsp;produced by Ted Dintersmith and Greg Whiteley.</span></span></p> <p style="font-size: 12.0048px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 18px; line-height: 15.006px;"> <span class="paragraph-1" style="font-size: 12.0036px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial;">The screening was held in Andrews&rsquo; Buller Hall and followed by a panel discussion with Brian Sexton of the Boys &amp; Girls Club, Larry Schanker of Brookview Montessori, arts educator Lynne Clayton, education psychologist Liz Lundy and former Bridgman industrial arts teacher Hanns Heil.</span></p> <div class="encrypted-content" style="font-size: 12.0036px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial;"> <p style="font-size: 12.0048px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 18px; line-height: 15.006px;"> The documentary gives an overview of the development of the current educational system with its roots in the late 1800s. Back then, educators like Horace Mann and business leaders were interested in providing students with the skills they would need to succeed in the work world.</p> </div> <div class="encrypted-content" style="font-size: 12.0036px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial;"> <p style="font-size: 12.0048px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 18px; line-height: 15.006px;"> Although the work world has changed to one dominated by computers and information technology, schools for the most part have not changed and still emphasize teaching students in standardized ways to do well on tests and get into the right colleges or universities.</p> <p style="font-size: 12.0048px; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 18px; line-height: 15.006px;"> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story in the <a href="http://www.heraldpalladium.com/news/local/documentary-panel-question-education-s-current-direction/article_b5106ef3-c2bb-50d1-bf85-191a373066b2.html">Herald-Palladium</a> &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> </div> Mon, 23 May 2016 16:36:49 +0000 Blessing of the Fleet at Mich. Maritime Museum http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/41756 <p> The Michigan Maritime Museum will be kicking off the season with a Members Only event Friday, May 27<sup>th</sup> beginning at 5:30pm. Please join us and Pastor Bob Linstrom on the Orley Dock as he conducts our annual Blessing of the Fleet. He will bless all of our On-Water vessels and send our fleet off for a fun and safe 2016 season! In addition to our existing fleet of <em>Friends Good Will, Lindy Lou, Pouf, Bernida, </em>and <em>Flashback,</em> Pastor Linstrom will also bless our collaborative partner <em>Elsie J</em>. (owned by Bob and Kathy Jensen) and our newly acquired vessel <em>Wilhelm Baum</em>.&nbsp; Thanks to a generous donation from SHOUT for South Haven, the Museum welcomes <em>Wilhelm Baum </em>back to our dock as a permanent addition to our fleet. A donation check presentation from SHOUT to the Museum and a rechristening of the <em>Baum</em> will occur as part of the Blessing ceremony. The Museum would like to extend an invitation to SHOUT for South Haven members and members of the press as our guests to the season kickoff festivities.</p> <p> Following the Blessing will be our Members BBQ Picnic. Join fellow members for a delicious BBQ basket and some great company all while enjoying a fantastic view of the harbor. Adults $10, kids $5. RSVP to 269-637-8078 by May 23rd. Not a Museum member yet? It&rsquo;s not too late to join in the fun and become a Museum member today!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <em>The Michigan Maritime Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Michigan Great Lakes waterways, maritime history, and culture. Located at the drawbridge in South Haven, the museum is a 501 (C3) organization and donations are tax deductible. For more information call 1-800-747-3810 or visit michiganmaritimemuseum.org. &nbsp;</em></p> Mon, 23 May 2016 16:33:52 +0000 Looking for EMC and Andrews Artifacts http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/41751 <p> Does your grandma or grandpa have an EMC letter sweater? &nbsp;Are you a &quot;saver&quot; and still have some of your overnight passes from Lamson Hall? &nbsp;Is there an old-school typewriter up in your attic? &nbsp;The Berrien Country Historical Association is planning an exhibit &quot;Wisdom Seekers -- the Story of Andrews University&quot;, that will be on display beginning in August. &nbsp;If you have some EMC/AU related items you think would help tell our story to the community, and you would be willing to have them on loan in a secure environment, please email rmay@andrews.edu - Rebecca May for further information. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 May 2016 16:26:24 +0000