Nine students from academies within the Columbia Union Conference recently received the Office of Education’s annual Caring Heart Award. The following graduates were nominated for demonstrating a personal commitment to service and witnessing.
This coming fall, all Columbia Union Conference elementary students will be studying Bible class with the new Adventist Encounter Bible Curriculum. High school classes across the union already use this program that promotes the Bible as the primary textbook, and encourages a deeper relationship with God through hands-on activities.
Kettering College (Ohio) broke its summer enrollment record for the second consecutive year. The college increased its opening enrollment by 11.8 percent, with a total of 722 students enrolled for the 2018 summer semester.
Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, Md., was recently honored with the Best Value School Award for 2018 by the Best Value Colleges for the second year in a row. This recognition comes as a result of the institution's academic programs, student satisfaction, and affordability.
A group of Baltimore Junior Academy (BJA) students from the Allegheny East Conference recently hosted and participated in their first annual Baraka Shabazz Junior Chess Tournament. Students fully engaged in their chess games, but also took time to build relationships with participating players from public schools.
Kettering College has seen an increase in enrollment every semester since Fall 2016. The college continues to see growth as they add and improve their enrollment strategies, while also adding and improving their academic programs.
More than 100 students in Beltsville-area schools in Maryland can now clearly see what’s written on chalkboards, in PowerPoint presentations and books, thanks to a joint project between Beltsville Adventist Community Center (BACC)—located in the Potomac Conference—area school principals and the Daniel Migael Foundation, Inc.