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September
9
Sep
Innovation Sprint 1 - I&E Workshop
01:30 pm
Architecture Workshop

Lead: Mark Moreno, associate professor, School of Architecture & Interior Design
Location: Architecture Workshop
Date/Time: Friday, Sept. 9, 1:30–4 p.m.

Workshop is open to all students, faculty and staff of Andrews University.

Description:

Mark Moreno from the School of Architecture & Interior Design will lead the group through several activities in problem solving and collaboration. As part of the workshop, a challenge will be given, and group formation will be encouraged. The problem-solving process will be led by Professor Moreno to help teams come up with designs and solutions. Prizes will be given to the best teams at the end of the event during the award ceremony from 3:30–4 p.m.

16
Sep
Innovation Sprint 2 - I&E Workshop
Architecture Workshop

Lead: Mark Moreno, associate professor, School of Architecture & Interior Design
Location: Architecture Workshop
Date/Time: Friday, Sept. 16, 1:30–4 p.m.

Workshop is open to all students, faculty and staff of Andrews University.

Description:

Part 2 of the Innovation Sprint. Mark Moreno, associate professor, will continue to lead teams through finding creative solutions. In this session, however, teams will be required to propose their own problem. The problem-solving process will be led by Professor Moreno to help teams come up with designs and solutions. Prizes will be given to the best teams at the end of the event during the award ceremony from 3:30–4 p.m.

18
Sep
Fischoff Winds Gold Winner: Mixed Media
Howard Performing Arts Center

The Senior Wind Gold Medalist ensemble of the largest chamber music competition in the nation are making a stop on their Winner’s Tour across the Midwest. Mixed Media, a sax quartet from Georgia, is described as warm, thoughtful, and of generous spirits in addition to being excellent musicians.  Mixed Media features Michael Chapa on soprano saxophone, Julien Berger on alto saxophone, Lindsey Welp on tenor saxophone, and Grace Gelpi on baritone saxophone. The quartet formed as students at the University of Georgia, studying with Dr. Connie Frigo.

Mixed Media aims to challenge and delight audiences with new interpretations of contemporary saxophone quartet music. The quartet will perform a stylistically diverse program of works by Eugène Bozza, Viet Cuong, Jean Françaix, George Frideric Handel, Jennifer Higdon, Takuma Itoh, Fabien Lévy, Matthew Levy, and David Salleras Quintana.

20
Sep
Entrepreneurship in Biology - I&E Seminar Series
Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall

Presenter: Dr. Fu-Chih Hsu of Scientific Methods Inc. 
Location: Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall
Date/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.

Seminar is open to all. Co-curricular credit provided to undergraduate students.

Description:

Dr. Fu-Chih Hsu will talk about his experience starting a business in the fields of microbiology and molecular biology in Granger, Indiana. There he provides services to other companies and laboratories but has also developed his own products using grant money from the government through the Small-Busines Innovation Research (SBIR) program, which awards funds up to $250,000 for a Phase I project or $1–2 million for a Phase II project.

About Scientific Methods Inc:

Scientific Methods first opened its doors in 2003 when two of Scientific Methods’ original co-founders, Dr. Fu-Chih Hsu, entrepreneur, and fellow scientist James Larkin, formed the company. In 2004, Dr. Rebecca Wong became a board member and continues to be one of the driving forces behind the molecular biology department while overseeing all laboratory operations. Scientific Methods goal from the beginning has been to provide the best laboratory services possible to clients while providing a personal touch. They believe in tailoring services to meet a client’s needs. Their interests and services have always been based in the fields of microbiology and molecular biology.

24
Sep
Andrews University Alumni Gala
Howard Performing Arts Center

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25
Sep
Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy
HPAC

Anthony Brown is a creative force in music with unparallel talent as a songwriter, vocal director, producer, worship leader and singer. Brown, along with his background singers, group therAPy, emerged as a breakthrough artist with their first album in 2012 and they have been going forward ever since with four albums to date. “Uplifting” and “invoking a fresh and joyous spirit” have been words used to describe Brown & group therAPy’s music. 

27
Sep
7th Day Films - I&E Seminar Series
Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall

Presenter: Tyler Kern
Location: Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall
Date/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.

Seminar is open to all. Co-curricular credit provided to undergraduate students.

Description:

Tyler Kern will talk about 7th Day Films, a production company focused on making a positive impact in the world by telling stories through film. The primary purpose is to share the gospel with the world using an Adventist perspective by producing faith-based films, documentaries and other video content.

Tyler Kern, a student from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University, received first place in the for-profit category of the 2022 Andrews University Pitch Competition and was awarded $9,000 in cash and in-kind support through the Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Come listen to the story of how God led him to the Seminary and to start this film company.

October
4
Oct
Rapid Prototyping 101 - I&E Seminar Series
11:30 am
Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall

Presenter: Wayne Buckhanan, PhD
Location: Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.

Seminar is open to all. Co-curricular credit provided to undergraduate students.

Description:

Rapid prototyping methods are becoming increasingly common in many fields of design, arts, engineering and sciences. The trend to "think with your hands" is expected to continue as more and more companies look to gain a competitive advantage in the innovation of products and services.

This presentation will introduce the attendees to the basics of rapid prototyping. A follow-up workshop on Friday, Oct. 7, will use laser cutting and foam materials to allow attendees to have a hands-on experience. The location of the workshop is TBD.

14
Oct
Marketing 101 - I&E Workshop
Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall

Presenters: Kim Pichot, dean, College of Professions, associate professor of marketing, School of Business Administration; Sheila Snyder, assistant professor of marketing, School of Business Administration
Location: Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 14, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Workshop is open to all students, faculty and staff of Andrews University.

Description:

This workshop is part of the I&E Workshop Series and will teach attendees how to identify the customer for your product, service or ministry and how to estimate the market size. This is a key early step for any innovator and entrepreneur because it informs if a product or service has a good opportunity of being successful.

15
Oct
Andrews University Wind Symphony Fall Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

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16
Oct
SMS: Southwestern Michigan Symphony Orchestra
Howard Performing Arts Center

Sunday Music Series with the Southwestern Michigan Symphony Orchestra; Featuring Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy,Violin

Kimberly Ann Kaloyanides Kennedy started playing with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the age of 22 while studying at the University of MIchigan.  In 2003, Kennedy further realized her dream when she became Associate Concertmaster.  She enjoys performing chamber music regularly around Michigan with various groups and solos regularly with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.  She is passionate about serving others through her music, both at church and around the community.

21
Oct
Branding 101 - I&E Workshop
Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall

Presenters: Kim Pichot, dean, College of Professions, associate professor of marketing, School of Business Administration; Sheila Snyder, assistant professor of marketing, School of Business Administration
Location: Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 21, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Workshop is open to all students, faculty and staff of Andrews University.

Description:

This workshop is part of the I&E Workshop Series and will teach attendees the basics on how to create a brand that reflects the values and goals of a business, organization or ministry. Branding is more than creating an attractive logo and should influence every aspect of an organization to help send a cohesive representation to its customers.

22
Oct
Andrews University Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

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23
Oct
The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Brass Band
HPAC

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is America’s premier large brass ensemble. A group that always reflects the diverse makeup of men and women in the American culture, RMPBB is dedicated to the notion that music is a gift to be enjoyed by everyone. RMPBB is a family-owned and operated business that had its beginnings on the streets of New Orleans. Performances by The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass range from solo trumpet, to brass quintet, to the full 11-piece ensemble with percussion.

28
Oct
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - I&E Workshop
Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall

Presenters: Kim Pichot, dean, College of Professions, associate professor of marketing, School of Business Administration; Sheila Snyder, assistant professor of marketing, School of Business Administration
Location: Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall
Date/Time: Friday, Oct. 28, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Workshop is open to all students, faculty and staff of Andrews University.

Description:

This workshop is part of the I&E Workshop Series and will teach attendees how to optimize their website, e-commerce, blog, social media profile/account, or other online site to attract traffic from search engines (Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, etc.). This is an important topic for anyone interested in launching a business, organization, ministry, social media campaign, or even for a social media influencer.

29
Oct
Andrews University Choirs
Howard Performing Arts Center

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November
5
Nov
Andrews Academy Concerto Night
06:00 pm
Howard Performing Arts Center

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13
Nov
Sunday Music Series: Laurie Smukler, Violinist
Howard Performing Arts Center

Violinist Laurie Smukler, violin faculty at The Juilliard School, and pianist Kenneth Logan, will perform a recital including works by Mozart, Ravel and Schubert.  Before joining the faculty at The Juilliard School, she was founding first violinist of the Mendelssohn String Quartet.  She has recorded for Music Masters and is currently Artistic Director of the Kneisel Hall Festival.

 

19
Nov
Andrews University Wind Symphony Holiday Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

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December
3
Dec
Andrews University Symphony Orchestra Christmas
08:00 pm
Howard Performing Arts Center

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9
Dec
Andrews University Choirs Welcome Christmas
Howard Performing Arts Center

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10
Dec
Andrews Academy Christmas Pops Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

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11
Dec
Lake Michigan Youth Orchestra Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

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13
Dec
Ruth Murdoch Elementary School Christmas Concerts
Howard Performing Arts Center

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January
21
Jan
Rich Aguilera - The Creation Adventure
07:00 pm
HPAC

Join Rich Aguilera in this exciting, family-friendly show as he teams up with his puppet friends to discover secrets of God’s creation and His love for you! Rich always keeps his audience on the edge of their seat with adventure, humor, surprises, and audience interaction, all while teaching Biblical truths about our Creator. The show will be utilizing a variety of bright and colorful puppets and props that will captivate the kids’ attention. There will be some audience interaction so be ready to participate, if you feel like it.

22
Jan
Sunday Music Series: Geoffrey Duce, Piano
Howard Performing Arts Center

Join pianists Geoffrey Duce and Chi Yong Yun as they play a program of four hand piano repertoire including works by Schubert, Bizet, and Piazzolla. 

28
Jan
Andrews University Wind Symphony Winter Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

Featured guests: Southwestern Michigan College Brass Band

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February
4
Feb
AUSO Young Artists Competition
08:00 pm
Howard Performing Arts Center

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5
Feb
Charles Reid and Friends : Isn't It Romantic?
HPAC

In anticipation of Valentine's Day, join internationally renowned tenor, Charles Reid, and friends from the Andrews University Department of Music in an eclectic and fun evening on the theme of love.

10
Feb
Great Lakes Adventist Academy Vespers
Howard Performing Arts Center

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11
Feb
Andrews University Choirs: Chasing the Blues Away
Howard Performing Arts Center

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26
Feb
Sunday Music Series: Eun-Jung Auh, Soprano
Howard Performing Arts Center

Join soprano, Eun-Jung Auh and pianist, Chi Yong Yun as they showcase art songs by two of the most significant instrumental composers of the classical era; Franz Joseph Haydn and Ludwig van Beethoven. The new capabilities of the powerful English pianoforte inspired the development of the Art Song by these two composers. Haydn’s English songs: the canzonettas, left a strong impression on his protege, Beethoven. Beethoven’s An die fern Geliebte (To the Distant Beloved) has long been considered the first song cycle by a major composer, and subsequently influenced the lieder of F. Schubert, R. Schumann, and many others.

March
3
Mar
Andrews University Wind Symphony Vespers
07:30 pm
Howard Performing Arts Center

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4
Mar
University Choirs with Festival Choir & Orchestra
Howard Performing Arts Center

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11
Mar
Andrews University Symphony Orchestra
Howard Performing Arts Center

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12
Mar
SMS: Carla Trynchuk & Elena Braslavsky
Howard Performing Arts Center

Violinist Carla Trynchuk and pianist Elena Braslavsky will be performing a recital including works by Brahms, Mendelssohn and Kreisler.  Trynchuk, faculty at Andrews University, has performed internationally as soloist and recitalist in more than 15 countries.  Braslavsky, formerly a faculty member at The Juilliard School and the Mannes School of Music, currently serves on the piano faculty of the Mozarteum University of Salzburg.  Trynchuk and Braslavsky were classmates together at The Juilliard School.

19
Mar
Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra
Howard Performing Arts Center

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April
2
Apr
Sunday Music Series: Andrews University Composers
04:00 pm
Howard Performing Arts Center

Feel the buzz, thrill and chancy emotions of contemporary music.  This program showcases the contemporary works of budding artists from Andrews University, as well as music composed by faculty members and the host, Dr. Max Keller.

7
Apr
Andrews University Choirs Easter Tenebrae
Howard Performing Arts Center

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15
Apr
Andrews Univ Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

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22
Apr
Andrews University Wind Symphony Spring Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

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30
Apr
Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra
Howard Performing Arts Center

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May
9
May
Andrews Academy Band & Bells Spring Concert
07:00 pm
Howard Performing Arts Center

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11
May
Andrews Academy Choral & Orchestra Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

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14
May
Lake Michigan Youth Orchestra Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

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16
May
Ruth Murdoch Elementary School Spring Concerts
Howard Performing Arts Center

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04.22.2022
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VOLUME 16
ISSUE 20


Meet our Team

Philip DeLeon

Associate Dean for Student Involvement, Leadership & Activities
pgdeleon@andrews.edu

269-471-6568