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Southern Adventist University Welcomes New Senior Advisor to the President on Diversity and Strategic Planning

Kathy Goodridge-Purnell, Ph.D., joins Southern Adventist University as the new senior advisor to the president on diversity and strategic planning. Originally from England with roots in the Caribbean, Purnell is a gifted communicator and leader, bringing decades of relevant experience to the Collegedale campus.


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Support, Fellowship, and Recharge!

“The CALLED convention was such a spiritually uplifting experience for me, especially the ministry spouses’ seminars. Being in the presence of so many ministry families brought a sense of camaraderie and joy!” exclaimed Heidi Martin, ministerial spouse guest panelist at the 2022 CALLED Pastors’ Family Convention and “Wake up With Hope” co-host.


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ADRA Calls Attention to the Hunger Crisis and Ramps Up Aid to Save Thousands of Families in the Horn of Africa

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is scaling up emergency operations to deliver food assistance and water to vulnerable communities on the verge of starvation within the Horn of Africa, including Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Uganda.


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Kevin Wilson to Lead Social Media at Andrews University

Andrews University welcomes Kevin Wilson as the new digital and social media coordinator in the Office of University Communication. Beginning in September 2022, Wilson will oversee the University’s social media platforms, developing and implementing strategy and overseeing the creation of content.


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Southern Adventist University Welcomes New Senior Advisor to the President on Diversity and Strategic Planning

Kathy Goodridge-Purnell, Ph.D., joins Southern Adventist University as the new senior advisor to the president on diversity and strategic planning. Originally from England with roots in the Caribbean, Purnell is a gifted communicator and leader, bringing decades of relevant experience to the Collegedale campus.


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Walla Walla University Library Receives $10,000 Grant for Diversity Research

The Walla Walla University Peterson Memorial Library received a $10,000 grant from the Washington State Library. The grant will provide updated literature and resources to support student research on diversity and belonging. 


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Casting Our Eyes to Calvary: CALLED Arena Experience

The North American Division’s CALLED Pastors’ Family Convention is a time centered around guiding, supporting, and celebrating pastors. The CALLED Arena Experiences not only met that goal, but exceeded it, focusing on pastoral health and how believers must be grounded first and foremost on Christ alone. Over the course of four days, the arena experience was the central point of group worship that capped each day with morning and evening sessions.


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PUC Students Help Reclaim the Critical Role of Women in Adventist History

A group of students at Pacific Union College has helped document the role of women in Adventist history by submitting new research to the Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists. Maud Sisley. Alma McKibbin. Ruth Temple. Adventist women of firsts. Pioneers in mission, education, and healthcare, they were once household names. But their stories were forgotten – buried, by time and societal change, from the church’s collective memory.