Southern Adventist University Ranked Among The Top 25 Colleges In The South

Monday, September 13, 2010

Southern Adventist University is ranked one of the “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South by the U.S. News & World Report in its 2010 “America’s Best Colleges” edition. This is the eighth year Southern has been listed as a Top Tier college.

Of the 48 colleges and universities garnering the coveted Top Tier ranking this year, Southern was listed as number 24.

“This distinction is evidence of the success of our top quality programs, faculty, and the Christian environment we provide for both undergraduate and graduate students,” said Vinita Sauder, vice president for Marketing and Enrollment Services. “We are very pleased to be in the top tier category again this year.”

The U.S. News rankings are used primarily by parents and prospective students as criteria in selecting colleges. This year, 319 baccalaureate colleges ranked within four regions, are included in the report. A baccalaureate college is one that focuses on undergraduate education and offers a range of degree programs.

Home to more than 2,600 students, Southern is a graduate and undergraduate co-educational university. The academic program consists of eight graduate degrees, 60 baccalaureate degrees, 18 associate degrees, and one certificate program.


Lee Mathematics Students Present At Joint Mathematics Meeting

Lee University mathematic students Robert Chaney and Chanda Hughes presented at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta.  The students presented about the experiences they have gained from their internships. The presentation, “From the Classroom to the Corporate World: Sharing Internship Experiences,” took place during a session sponsored by BIG SIGMAA (Business, Industry, ... (click for more)

Lee Group Departs For Semester In UK

Twenty Lee University students departed for the annual United Kingdom (UK) Semester Study Abroad program on Monday.  Throughout the semester-long trip overseas, participants are able to earn 15 credit hours while living in the city of Cambridge. In addition to attending class in Cambridge, students will also visit multiple other sites and cities throughout the UK including ... (click for more)

TN Board Of Regents To Meet Jan. 27, To Consider Search Criteria For Chattanooga State President

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in a special conference-call session  Friday, Jan. 27 , to consider and act on search criteria for the next president of Chattanooga State Community College. Gov. Bill Haslam, chairman of the Board of Regents, has called the special telephone meeting of the board for  3 p.m. CST  Jan. 27. Approval of the criteria for the ... (click for more)

School Board Approves 4-Year Contract Extension With Independent Bus Drivers, Who Say They Can Handle 100 Routes; Extension Given On Custodial Contract

The county school board on Thursday night extended the contract by four years of school bus owner operators, who said they could deliver on 100 bus routes. The board delayed until a special meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at Central High School the issue of whether to accept the offer of 100 contract routes. That would be handled by many of the current 49 owner operators taking ... (click for more)

Bakewell Mountain Community Thanks Commissioner Fairbanks

The residents of Bakewell Mountain want to formally thank Commissioner Randy Fairbanks for standing up for our community in protecting our property rights and families. He personally made several trips to our properties and homes to see how the proposed gun range would affect our daily lives with noise, traffic, and a decrease in property values. Sometimes the little guys need ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Just One Year Later…

If I hadn’t actually seen it happen, I would never have believed it. Not only did I wonder if it could ever happen, more often than not my disgust and dismay of such rampant disorder has filled me with more gloom and doom than you’ll find in a liberal Democrat on this, Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day. But I have got to proclaim that Thursday night I have never been as proud of the ... (click for more)