News for January 2004

Physics Student Participates in National Science Foundation Research Program

January 01, 2004 / Tara Jeske

Walla Walla College junior Stephanie Hatten, physics major, spent the summer of 2003 doing research at North Carolina State University through a National Science Foundation program called Research Experience for Undergraduates. Through this program, she was able to work in an optics laboratory, where research was being done in the subject of near field scanning optical microscopy.

2004 Senior Class Officers Elected

January 01, 2004 / Tara Jeske

The elected senior class officers for the Walla Walla College Class of 2004 are from left: (front row) religious vice president Jacquie Gifford, religion major, from Galt, Calif., a graduate of Lodi Academy; treasurer Orene Olberg, business administration major, from Jamestown, Calif., a graduate of Monterey Bay Academy; public relations officer Aaron De Simone, graphic design major, from Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, a graduate of Okanagan Adventist Academy; president Jessica Ferreras, physical education major, from Riverside, Calif., a graduate of La Sierra

Offer Accepted for Conference Office Complex

January 01, 2004

The Washington Conference executive committee voted recently to accept a $6.65 million offer to sell the current office building complex. This proposed sale is in line with the vote of the most recent constituency meeting where permission was given to sell the office and relocate to a more central location. The committee felt that this offer, which included the purchase of all the wetlands on the property, was an answer to prayer. The developer is currently going through the re-zoning process.

North Cascade Celebrates Spanish Brotherhood Day

January 01, 2004 / Doug Bing

More than 500 Spanish members and guests gathered on October 11 at the Skagit Adventist School in Burlington, Wash., to celebrate Spanish Brotherhood Day. This special celebration featured Louis Torres, a speaker who challenged the attendees in their walk with God and called for a deeper, growing committment to God.

Filipino-American Church Celebrates 10 Years

January 01, 2004 / Doug Bing

The Greater Seattle Filipino-American Church recently celebrated 10 years of serving the Lord.

The dream of a new church for the Filipino Americans of the greater Seattle area came closer to reality when, in January 1993, a pastor, Lowell Teves, was hired to work with a core group to build a new body of believers into a church community that would be a light to their community. One month later the group voted on a strategic plan to follow in building their church to a projected membership of 200 within 10 years.

Day of Prayer

January 01, 2004 / Doug Bing

Featured Speaker Morris Venden

Concert Artist Charles Haugabrooks

January 3, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Rainier Auditorium, Auburn Adventist Academy