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Adventist University of Health Sciences Announces 2016 – 2017 University Colloquium Series

Adventist University of Health Sciences 2016 - 2017 University Colloquium Series Public seminars explore theme of "Faith and Loss": ORLANDO, FL - Sept. 14, 2016 - For the past four years, Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) has hosted an annual University Colloquium Series, designed to engage the community in conversation around a chosen theme. This year, ADU has invited prestigious authors and speakers, all leading authorities on the subject, to address the theme "Faith and Loss". (PRNewsFoto/Adventist University of Health)

Adventist University of Health Sciences Announces 2016 – 2017 University Colloquium Series

Public seminars explore theme of “Faith and Loss”

For the past four years, Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) has hosted an annual University Colloquium Series, designed to engage the community in conversation around a chosen theme. This year, ADU has invited prestigious authors and speakers, all leading authorities on the subject, to address the theme “Faith and Loss”.

This conversation comes at a crucial, fractured time in our world’s history with devastating and senselessly violent events tearing apart communities near and far. Faith is tested in the face of tragedy and death. Through five unique seminars, speakers will explore answers on how to keep belief strong in times of adversity and hardship. You are invited to attend these free public events to consider this gritty and grace-filled topic.

An exciting calendar of events has been planned, beginning September 2016 and lasting into April 2017. The scheduled seminars and dates are:

  • Wednesday, September 28th @ 7p.m., Don Williams, A Time For Every Season
    • Florida Hospital Church
  • Tuesday, October 18th @ 7 p.m., James Appel, Nasara: Dispatches from a District Hospital in Chad
    • Florida Hospital Church
  • Thursday, December 8th @ 7 p.m., Lucy Kalanithi, When Breath Becomes Air (by Paul Kalanithi)
    • Orlando Museum of Art
  • Thursday, January 4th – February 5th, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m., Blackberry Winter – a play by Steve Yockey
    • Orlando Theater at the Orlando Shakespeare Theater
  • Thursday, April 6th, 2017 @ 7 p.m., Philip Yancey, The Question That Never Goes Away: Why
    • Florida Hospital Church

About Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU)

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) is a Seventh-day Adventist institution specializing in healthcare education in a faith-affirming environment. Service-oriented and guided by the values of nurture, excellence, spirituality, and stewardship, the University seeks to develop leaders who will practice healthcare as a ministry. ADU fulfills this mission by developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ.

ADU offers undergraduate and graduate programs including:  Biomedical Sciences, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health Sciences, Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing (BSN), Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Healthcare Administration, Physician Assistant, and Physical Therapy. The University is associated with Florida Hospital and the Adventist Health System.

ADU embraces the benefit of whole person care as demonstrated in the life and ministry of Christ. The University is dedicated to developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ. Graduates who live these values effectively extend the healing ministry of Christ.

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