On Sunday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m. the Andrews University Graduate Student Association (AUGSA) is presenting The Annual AUGSA Awards GALA. This black tie event will be located at Century Center in South Bend, Indiana. This year’s theme is “Use Your Voice” and a portion of the ticket sales will go towards Carlisle Sutton’s (Master of Divinity, second year; Master of Community and International Development, second year) Human Empowerment Life Project (HELP). The tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children. 250 tickets are available in the School of Graduate Studies, Administration Building 310.
The AUGSA Awards Gala will include a cocktail hour where attendees will get to speak with graduate deans, as well the AUGSA Awards Ceremony honoring various graduate students for their hard work in their community and their different spheres of influence on campus.
Mark Reid (Master of Divinity, second year), President of the AUGSA, said, “Our vision as AUGSA is to create a fulfilling, memorable and transformative graduate experience and we believe this gala fits with our vision.”
Several members of AUGSA expressed excitement for the gala.
Carl Cunningham (Master of Divinity, first year) said, “This year AUGSA will be doing a particularly special initiative for the gala; we are giving awards to graduate students who have distinguished themselves as exemplary in various categories for their contribution to Andrews University and the university community. The programming for the evening is exquisite and entertaining, and we look forward to having a fun-filled time.”
Reid said, “There will be live music, live art and great food. It’s going to be great!”