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Reflections
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Homecoming 2018
Register for Homecoming, the largest Avondale Alumni event of the year. All alumni and friends of Avondale, and their families, from all years and classes are welcome. The heart of Homecoming: the reunions for those in the 1948, 1958, 1968, 1978, 1988, 1998 and 2008 honour years.

Reflections

Reflections is a magazine of news, reviews and perspectives produced by Avondale for its alumni.
Read more Cake cutting at 65 Years of Science at Avondale Reunion banquet

A contribution worth celebrating and counting

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.

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Read more Dr Gilbert Valentine

World citizen a son of Avondale

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.”

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Read more Alastair and Jillian MacGillivray

Alumni of the year leave Pacific island legacy

Alastair and Jillian Macgillivray will be shocked when they realise Avondale Alumni is recognising their life work in the presentation of the Alumnus and Alumna of the Year awards at Homecoming 2018. But what else would we expect? The couple have lived lives of self-effacing service, much of it as volunteers in the Pacific islands, relying on God to open doors, provide food and resources and show the way.

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