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Andrews' Hamel Ranked #1 Business Thinker

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From the Andrews University Public Relations office:

Andrews University graduate, author, consultant and management educator Gary Hamel addressed students from the class of 2008 as commencement speaker for the graduate ceremony on Sunday, May 4. The following day, Hamel was recognized by The Wall Street Journal as a top influential business thinker in the article, “New Breed of Business Gurus Rises.”

Weimar Academy and College Get a “New Start”

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Amazing Facts News Release July 1, 2008

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. The Amazing Facts and Weimar boards have voted to keep the renowned Weimar Academy and College open this coming school year.

Early in 2008, Weimar College faced a serious financial shortfall that handicapped its ongoing basic operations.

CUC Hires a Provost

Someone just sent this over - it's from a letter to the faculty by the new Columbia Union College President, Weymouth Spence.

I am happy to report that the Columbia Union College Board of Trustees approved the recommendation for Dr. Susan C. Scharffenberg to join the administrative team here at Columbia Union College in the capacity of Provost effective July 1, 2008. I am also happy to report that Dr. Susan C. Scharffenberg has accepted the offer.

Search for Missing Walla Walla Student Suspended

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Recovery efforts suspended for freshman Sheri Booth

Walla Walla University
has been deeply saddened by the loss of Shari Booth, a freshman biology major.

On Monday, May 19, WWU freshman Shari Booth was reported missing after a dive with her Advanced SCUBA class. Searchers suspended recovery efforts on Tuesday evening.

New Principal Appointed at Newbold College

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On May 11, the Newbold Board of Governors appointed an American professor of political science as Newbold College's next principal. Since she earned her doctorate in 1999, Jane Sabes has been teaching on the campus of Newbold’s sister institution, Andrews University, in Berrien Springs, Michigan,

REVO Touches Down at Pacific Union College

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On May 18, 2008, at 7 p.m., REVO PUC, a student-organized fundraiser for social justice, will be held on the Pacific Union College campus. It will feature a fashion show, a poetry slam, a flea market, and a live concert.

Adventist University Degree Goes the Distance with New Partnerships

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As fledgling free market countries capitalize on the global economy, English language degrees—often available through partnerships with United States-based universities—are indispensable for students with international business ambitions.

Such affiliations with public universities are a chance to offer top-notch degrees and introduce students to the service-based philosophy behind Christian education for Seventh-day Adventist-owned Griggs University, the organization’s president says.

Adventist University Students Win National Quiz Bowl

The questions ranged from science to pop culture, and "multiple sclerosis" was the $50,000 answer for students from Seventh-day Adventist-owned Oakwood University competing in a national college bowl.

The Huntsville, Alabama-based Oakwood team joined more than 320 college students from 64 other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for the 19th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge on March 28 to 29.

Atlantic Union College on Probation Again

Atlantic Union College, which came close to losing its accreditation 10 years ago, has been put on probation again by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the accrediting body.

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Darius Goes West Rolls into Pacific Union College

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is not a disease most people are familiar with. I had never heard of it before viewing Darius Goes West. Neither had most of the students and community members who filled Paulin Hall Auditorium recently to watch this amazing documentary.

The film follows the journey of Darius Weems, a fifteen-year-old teenager from Athens, Georgia, and his crew of friends as they travel three weeks across the United States in a recreational vehicle

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