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Milbert Mariano Named Vice President for Academic Administration and Academic Dean of Pacific Union College 

After nearly 25 years of teaching graphic design, 12 of those as department chair, Milbert Mariano has recently been named the Pacific Union College's new vice president for academic administration and academic dean. Mariano fills the role following Nancy Lecourt’s retirement after 40 years at PUC.


Christian Record Offers CREATION Life Resources to Members

Christian Record Services for the Blind has partnered with AdventHealth to offer CREATION Life resources to their members, including a video series and educational materials about whole health principles for the body, mind, and spirit.


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Adventist Philanthropy Leaders Honored at Awards Luncheon

At a recent awards luncheon which closed out the 2014 Conference on Philanthropy, Philanthropic Services for Institutions (PSI) and the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America honored five individuals for their visionary leadership and support of the mission of Adventist Institutions around the world.


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New Audience, New Format for NAD's Fourth "Is This Thing On?"

On May 22, the fourth episode of “Is This Thing On?” broadcast on Facebook and YouTube during the 2019 Adventist Christian Fellowship Institute. Midway through the institute, which ran May 20-25, college and university students from public campuses, as well as some young adult local church members, asked and answered questions during the 90-minute afternoon dialogue with North American Division officers Dan Jackson, president; Alex Bryant, executive secretary; and Randy Robinson, treasurer.


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La Sierra University Board of Trustees Selects New University President 

The La Sierra University Board of Trustees announced on May 30, 2019, the selection of a new leader to take the university’s helm as president Randal Wisbey enters retirement at the end of June. The university trustees elected Joy Fehr, La Sierra’s provost, to serve as the university’s next president.


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Harold W. Baptiste, Former NAD Secretary, Passes Away at 81

Harold Wilson Baptiste, former secretary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America (NAD), passed away May 25, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland, at the age of 81.


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Canadian Church Transforms Homes and Lives Through Acts of Kindness

Ledell Kendall was not prepared for the news she received when a small group from Acts of Kindness, the outreach ministry of the Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church, appeared at her door on a Sunday morning in mid-March.


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Annual Adventist-Sponsored Dinner Honors Religious Liberty Advocates, Supporters

The 17th annual Religious Liberty Dinner was held at The Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute in Washington, D.C., on May 20. Distinguished guests included international ambassadors, commissioners, local government officials, policy-makers, and past honorees.