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Columbia Union Visitor

A former Columbia Union Visitor editor, Don A. Roth, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 20th annual Society of Adventist Communicators Convention held recently in Newport Beach, Calif. Roth edited the Visitor from 1954 to 1965, while also serving as the Columbia Union Conference public relations and radio-TV secretary.

Washington Adventist University’s dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Gaspar Colón, PhD, and his wife, May-Ellen Colón, PhD, recently received the highest award for excellence in family life work in the North American Division (NAD). The division’s Department of Family Ministries presented them with the 2009 Distinguished Service Award during the recent annual Family Life Celebration weekend at Andrews University (Mich.).