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Higher Ed Headlines: PUC Land Sale Could Conserve Redwoods (and More!)

Pacific Union College Preserves Redwoods with Land Sale Creating Conservation Easement. Pacific Union College wants to sell the development rights to its 856-acre redwood forest near Angwin, California, by establishing a conservation easement, a common land preservation tool.

La Sierra University Hires Full-time Title IX Coordinator

La Sierra University has led North American Adventist institutions in implementing federal Title IX mandates, though as I reported in May, the institution's implementation was not without challenges. Within the first year of the university's opening its Title IX office, some students alleged that La Sierra was slow in responding to charges of sexual assault and that university leadership mishandled Title IX claims, leading to a website and petition urging change.

Canton Adventist Church Raises Funds for Louisiana Family Who Lost Everything to Flood

The Canton Seventh-day Adventist Church in North Georgia is raising money to help victims of devastating floods in Louisiana.

Pew: More Global Religious Freedom Despite Rising Religious Violence

New findings from the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world, show that in terms of religious f

Upper Columbia Conference Rescinds "Separate But Equal" Credentialing Policy

The Upper Columbia Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Executive Committee has rescinded a policy that provided separate credentialing tracks for men and women that made commissioning and ordination functionally equal.

White Adventist America End Your Silence

It is time for white Adventists in America to speak out. Continued silence in the face of avalanching injustice is complicity. It is violence. It is death.

Deschutes County Sheriff: Big Lake Camp Worker Brian Robak Fell to His Death

Brian Robak, a videographer and media director at Oregon Conference's Big Lake Youth Camp fell to his death while hiking on Mt. Washington on June 30 according to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff’s Office was notified at 3:32 Friday morning that Robak had not returned to camp after a solo hike. Oregon's National Guard rescuers found Robak’s body during an air search Saturday afternoon. He was 28 years old.

Missing Camp Wawona Employee Kevin Canavan Found Deceased

Kevin Canavan, a student at Pacific Union College and an employee at Camp Wawona has been found deceased according to a release from the Central California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Canavan went missing on July 5, last seen in a nearby river with several others during a day-off outing. 

In a statement issued this evening, the Central California Conference announced the tragic discovery:

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