Day: November 30, 2021

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Students express dissatisfaction with student worker pay rates, administration considers updating student wage scale

Written by: Amanda Blake, Megan Yoshioka, Judah Brass In response to a previous Accent article about a student worker shortage on campus, several students expressed dissatisfaction with Southern Adventist University’s student worker pay rates. Financial Administration and Human Resources (HR) are aware of student complaints and have been discussing raising wages, according to Associate Vice …

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Student Association and media applications to open January 10

Applications for Student Association (SA) and media positions for the 2022-2023 school year will open on January 10, according to Dennis Negrón, vice president for Student Development and head Student Association adviser. The deadline for online SA position applications and portfolios is January 27 at 5 p.m., and the deadline to submit hard-copy applications and …

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Faculty and Staff had full week for Thanksgiving break

Written by: Yvanna Hammen-Alvarez For the past two years, Southern Adventist University’s administration chose to give employees an entire week for Thanksgiving break. In previous years, Southern’s campus was closed Thanksgiving week from noon on Wednesday through Friday, according to Joylynn Scott, administrative assistant in the President’s Office. President Ken Shaw said he decided to …

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Campus Safety responds to on-campus sexual assault, highlights safety services

Written by: Yvanna Hammen-Álvarez and Amanda Blake On Tuesday evening, November 16, the Collegedale Police Department (CPD) responded to reports of a sexual assault of a female student on Southern Adventist University’s campus, according to a CPD press release. The press also stated that another female victim had a run-in on Monday, November 15, with …

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Employment challenges continue to rise since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic

Written by: Sâmella Oliveira As the owner of Wired Coffee Bar, located in Collegedale, Lisa Goolsby has been working longer hours since the pandemic. “I have had to pivot a lot,” Goolsby said. “We made significant changes in our hours of operation. We trimmed back where we could. As the owner, I worked harder.” Goolsby …

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Setting boundaries: A crucial component of self-care

Editor’s Note: The following article is written by a counseling professional from Counseling Services in partnership with the Southern Accent. Written by: Kim Daniel Boundaries define where something (or someone) begins and ends. Boundaries can be physical, intellectual or emotional. Physical boundaries can include limiting physical contact with others. Intellectual boundaries can include boundaries set …

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