News for April 2007

Medical Imaging Technology Improves Patient Care at AMC

May 01, 2007 / Shawna Malvini

To the average person, single-photon emission computed tomography and computed tomography (SPECT/CT) may sound like technical jargon. But to clinicians at Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Oregon, SPECT/CT sounds like the wave of the future. Combining features of two imaging modalities, the new technology enables physicians to make diagnoses quickly and accurately.

New VP for Financial Administration Steve Rose Accepts Position

May 01, 2007 / Kristi Spurgeon

Walla Walla College (WWC) is pleased to announce that Steve Rose has accepted the position of vice president for financial administration.

A graduate of WWC and a certified public accountant, Rose has a strong background in international financial management. Since 1999, Rose has worked for the Seventh-day Adventist world church as associate treasurer and undertreasurer. Prior to that, Rose worked as a treasurer for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Asia. Born in LaPaz, Bolivia, he is fluent in English and Spanish.

Musical Vistas Expanded at Music Clinic

May 01, 2007

Many students ask recruiter Jondelle McGhee what it's like to attend Auburn Adventist Academy. Her answer: "Come and visit!"

As the Washington Conference boarding school, Auburn Academy has the space and facilities to accommodate many conference-wide events. One of these events is the annual three-day music festival for choral or band clinic (alternate years).

Worldwide Construction Students Devote Vacation to Three Service Projects

May 01, 2007

Nearly 100 Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) students forfeited three days of classes and spring break—encompassing March 11 to 26—to travel to Ecuador, the Philippines, or Kenya, Africa.

The groups spent 14 to 16 days abroad where they finished a church in Ecuador, expanded a school campus in the Philippines and constructed a dormitory in Kenya to shelter and protect female students from leopards.

Whidbey Students Fly to Museum of Flight

May 01, 2007 / Rick Lawler

When it comes to field trips for Whidbey Christian School in Oak Harbor, Wash., forget traditional modes of transportation.

Six of the school's 11 students, and teacher, Dan Nickolatos, flew from Whidbey Island's airport via Kenmore Air to Boeing Field in February for the last day of the Leonardo da Vinci exhibit at Seattle's Museum of Flight.

A Challenge to Give Five Churches Raise $24,000 During Education Rally

May 01, 2007 / Keith Lindsey

Whatcom County in Washington is home to five Adventist churches, and recently these churches joined together for an education rally at Baker View Christian School (BVCS).

District pastors Michael Demma and Pat Grant felt strongly that the time was right to focus the attention of their church members on one of the area’s major ministries—Adventist education.