The Do It Together Virtual Sabbath School Conference Trains and Inspires Leaders Across the North American Division

On September 14-16, 2023, Sabbath school attendees, teachers, and superintendents gathered for enrichment and inspiration through virtual training sessions and worship at the North American Division annual Do It Together (DIT) Sabbath School Virtual Conference. Close to 1,200 signed up for the event, with 763 of those registered completely new to the DIT event.

La Sierra University’s Rankings Jump Again in U.S. News & World Report Colleges Guide

La Sierra University saw its placement climb across three categories in the U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges guide this fall, to include a jump to No. 4 for social mobility among western region universities.

Alfredo Campechano, Long-time Editor at Pacific Press Publishing Association, Passes to His Rest

On Saturday, September 16, 2023, Alfredo Campechano, a long-time editor at Pacific Press Publishing Association, passed to his rest. He was 69.

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During Hispanic Heritage Month, a Seventh-day Adventist Church in Houston Distributes Special El Centinela Magazine Edition to Community

Each September, in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S., the El Centinela team at Pacific Press Publishing Association prepares a special bilingual issue of the magazine for distribution around the North American Division. This year, 450,000 copies were printed and sent to conferences and churches to use in outreach during the month.

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Adventures in Education: NAD Educators’ Convention Attendees Explore the Exhibit Hall at Phoenix Convention Center

At 2 p.m. on Monday, August 7, 2023, the North American Division Educators’ Convention Exhibit Hall doors opened. At the convention kickoff event, students, educators, and administrators flooded the Phoenix Convention Center for a chance to browse the 150 exhibits offering endless tools, ministries, organizations, and resources, each designed to support the needs of Adventist education.

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La Sierra University to Launch 10 New Academic Programs This Fall

Moving forward into the next school year, La Sierra University will add at least 10 new academic degree programs to its offerings, three of them in the burgeoning sustainability arena.

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U.S. News & World Report Again Names AdventHealth Orlando Top Hospital in Metro Orlando

For the 13th year in a row, AdventHealth Orlando has been named the No. 1 hospital in Metro Orlando by U.S. News & World Report in its 2023-2024 Best Hospitals listing.

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Loma Linda University Church Praxis Ministry Host to Young Adult LIFE Tour Stop in Southern California

The North American Division continues to prioritize young adults as evidenced by the Young Adult LIFE Tour that made its way to Loma Linda, California, this past month. The tour showcased Praxis, the young adult ministry of the Loma Linda University Church (LLUC), during the weekend of June 23-24, 2023.