This is the story of an Avondale nursing alumna with an eponymous last name, her entrepreneurial brother-in-law and a greeting at graduation with a professor whose research has helped bring a hospital infection control resource to market.
An increase in donations and a large bequest is helping Avondale continue to invest in the student experience despite a $2 million budget deficit.
A new little book by an Avondale alumnus is our invitation to continue learning to be disciples with our multi-faith and no-faith family and friends.
Avondale alumni have reflected on how science intersects, informs and even enhances their faith at a reunion that focused on the past and the future.
Avondale surprised recipients of its top alumni awards by keeping news of their achievements from them until the beginning of Homecoming.
Although a citizen of Avondale, Dr Gilbert Valentine is better understood as a citizen of the world who has contributed with distinction to the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on four continents and in scores of countries. The pastor, educator, administrator, theologian and historian receives the college of higher education’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement award for personifying with passion and skill the Avondale motto, “A Greater Vision.”