19 October 2023 |
Institute in Philippines Holds Interfaith Forum to Discuss Intersection of Religion & Substance Abuse
“The International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (ICPA) recently held a forum for interfaith leaders at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS) in Silang, Cavite, Philippines. General Conference health ministries director Peter Landless inaugurated the event, which sought to address the complex intersection of religion and substance abuse.” Full story at the Adventist Review website.
Adventist Legends, Gillian and Larry Geraty, to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
“On Thursday, October 26, at the Riverside Convention Center, La Sierra University’s Zapara School of Business will present its first Lifetime Achievement Award to Gillian and Larry Geraty in recognition of their transformative work within Adventist higher education and their local and global communities.” Full story at La Sierra’s website.
Montemorelos University Takes Steps to Become a Greener Campus
Montemorelos University in Mexico “recently began installing solar panels on several on-campus buildings in order to be a more sustainable and ecological friendly institution. The initiative is part of the university’s Green Campus master development plan which embraces the institution’s initiatives and strategies to find better planet-friendly alternatives to improve quality of life consistent with the biblical principles of stewardship.” Full story at the Inter-American Division website.
South Pacific Division Magazine, Adventist Record, Celebrates 125 in Operation
“Saturday (Sabbath), October 14, was a high day in the history of Adventist Record magazine as a special program was held to celebrate its 125th anniversary… Highlights of the morning service included video messages from former long-time Adventist Review editor Bill Knott, ex-Record editor James Standish, and former assistant editor Gary Krause.” Full story at Adventist Record website.
Adventist Hospital and University Partner to Open New Urgent Care Clinic
“The Community Hospital of Seventh-day Adventists, a health-care institution in Trinidad, recently inaugurated an urgent care medical clinic close to the campus of the Adventist Church–run University of the Southern Caribbean (USC) in St. Joseph, Port of Spain, Trinidad. The new clinic is a partnership between the two institutions and is providing high-quality medical services to the university community and the residents of Maracas Valley.” Full story at the Adventist Review website.