26 Notable alumni of
Andrews University

Andrews University is 1477th in the world, 535th in North America, and 503rd in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 26 notable alumni from Andrews University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Clifton Davis

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    Clifton Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    songwriterministercomediantelevision actorstage actor
    Biography

    Clifton Duncan Davis is an American actor, singer, songwriter, minister, and author.

  2. Aung La Nsang

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    Aung La Nsang
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    martial artist
    Biography

    Aung La Nsang is a Burmese–American mixed martial artist of ethnic Kachin descent currently signed to ONE Championship, competing in both the Middleweight and Light heavyweight divisions. He is a former ONE Middleweight World Champion and ONE Light Heavyweight World Champion.

  3. Wintley Phipps

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    Wintley Phipps
    Born in
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Wintley Augustus Phipps, Sr. is a Trinidadian-American singer, songwriter, record producer, and minister, and founder of the U.S. Dream Academy, Songs of Freedom Publishing Company, and Coral Records Recording Company. He features a booming baritone voice, usually singing inspirational gospel music. He is an ordained Seventh-day Adventist minister.

  4. Patrick Allen

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    Patrick Allen
    Born in
    Jamaica Flag Jamaica
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    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    theologianpolitician
    Biography

    Sir Patrick Linton Allen is a Jamaican Seventh-day Adventist pastor who is currently serving as the 6th Governor-General of Jamaica.

  5. Barry Black

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    Barry Black
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    military officerminister
    Biography

    Barry Clayton Black is the 62nd chaplain of the United States Senate. He began serving as Senate chaplain on June 27, 2003, becoming the first African American and first Seventh-day Adventist to hold the office. The Senate selected its first chaplain in 1789.

  6. Gary Hamel

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    Gary Hamel
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    economistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Gary P. Hamel is an American management consultant. He is a founder of Strategos, an international management consulting firm based in Chicago.

  7. Ted N. C. Wilson

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    Ted N. C. Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    pastortheologian
    Biography

    Ted N. C. Wilson is the current president of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church as of November 2018.

  8. Michael D. West

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    Michael D. West
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    biologist
    Biography

    Michael D. West is a biogerontologist, and a pioneer in stem cells, cellular aging and telomerase. He is the founder and CEO of AgeX Therapeutics, a startup focused on the field of experimental gerontology.

  9. Mathew Staver

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    Mathew Staver
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    lawyer
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    Mathew D. "Mat" Staver is an American lawyer and former Seventh-day Adventist and Christian Church pastor who became a Southern Baptist. He is a former dean of Liberty University's law school. In 1989, he founded the nonprofit organization Liberty Counsel, where he serves as chairman. ProPublica called him "a leading Christian legal theorist."

  10. John D. Waihee III

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    John D. Waihee III
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    lobbyistpoliticianlawyer
    Biography

    John David Waiheʻe III is an American politician who served as the fourth governor of Hawaii from 1986 to 1994. He was the first American of Native Hawaiian descent to be elected to the office from any state of the United States. After his tenure in the governor's office, Waiheʻe became a nationally prominent attorney and lobbyist.

  11. Shirley Neil Pettis

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    Shirley Neil Pettis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-2016 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
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    Shirley Neil Pettis was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from California between 1975 and 1979. She was first elected to fill the seat after her husband, Jerry Pettis, died in office.

  12. Ellet J. Waggoner

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    Ellet J. Waggoner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1855-1916 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    Ellet Joseph "E.J." Waggoner was a Seventh-day Adventist particularly known for his impact on the theology of the church, along with friend and associate Alonzo T. Jones at the 1888 Minneapolis General Conference Session. At the meeting of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Ellet J. Waggoner along with Alonzo T. Jones presented a message on justification supported by Ellen G. White, but resisted by church leaders such as G. I. Butler and others. He supported theological issues such as the meaning of "righteousness by faith", the nature of the Godhead, the relationship between law and grace, and Justification and its relationship to Sanctification.

  13. Stewart W. Bainum, Jr

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    Stewart W. Bainum, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpolitician
    Biography

    Stewart W. Bainum Jr. is an American businessman and politician. Bainum is chairman of Choice Hotels International, Inc. Since the 1980s, Bainum has led businesses including four current or former publicly listed companies: Choice Hotels; HCR Manor Care, which operates nursing and assisted living facilities; Vitalink Pharmacy Services; and Sunburst Hospitality.

  14. A. G. Daniells

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    A. G. Daniells
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1858-1935 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    pastor
    Biography

    Arthur Grosvenor Daniells was a Seventh-day Adventist minister and administrator, most notably the longest serving president of the General Conference. He began to work for the church in Texas in 1878 with Robert M. Kilgore and also served as secretary to James and Ellen White for one year, and later worked as an evangelist. In 1886, he was called to New Zealand, and was one of the pioneers of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific. Daniells had astounding success through his dynamic preaching and on October 15, 1887, he opened the first Seventh-day Adventist church in New Zealand at Ponsonby. While there he served as president of the New Zealand Conference (1889 to 1891), and of the Australia Conference (1892 to 1895). Later, he became the president of the Australasia Union Conference before becoming president of the General Conference in 1901 and served as president until 1922.

  15. Delbert Baker

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    Delbert Baker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in Andrews University
    Graduated with Master of Divinity
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Delbert W. Baker is a Seventh-day Adventist minister, author, educator, and administrator. Formerly the tenth president of Oakwood University and a vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (2010–2015), Baker is currently the vice chancellor of the Adventist University of Africa.

  16. Ole Andres Olsen

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    Ole Andres Olsen
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    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1845-1915 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    herder
    Biography

    Ole Andres Olsen was a Seventh-day Adventist minister and administrator. He was General Conference president of the Seventh-day Adventist church organization globally from 1888 to 1897.

  17. Karl Rhoads

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    Karl Rhoads
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Karl A. Rhoads is an American politician, lawyer and a Democratic member of the Hawaii Senate since 2016 representing District 13. Rhoads previously served consecutively from 2013 to 2016 representing District 29 in the Hawaii House of Representatives and from January 2007 to 2013 in the District 28 seat.

  18. Jon Dybdahl

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    Jon Dybdahl
    Occupations
    writer
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    Jon L. Dybdahl is a professor of theology and a college administrator. Inaugurated in 2002, he is the immediate past president of Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington. In 2006, he announced his retirement from that position, effective the end of the 2005–2006 academic year.

  19. John Leonora

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    John Leonora
    Years
    1928-2006 (aged 78)
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    John Leonora was an endocrinologist and faculty member at Loma Linda University. His research focused on the role of hypothalamic "factors" for indirectly controlling the metabolism of such avascular tissues as dental enamel, dentin, and the Islands of Langerhans (pancreas).

  20. Lynne Waihee

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    Lynne Waihee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lynne Kobashigawa Waihee was First Lady of Hawaii from 1986 to 1994. Born in Hawaii and married to the first Native Hawaiian governor of the state, she was raised in Kalihi. Educated at Andrews University, her first vocation was teaching. She used her position as first lady to raise the standard of children's literacy in Hawaii. She helped found a children's museum and was a role model for volunteer service in the community, instituting the First Lady's Outstanding Volunteers Program.

  21. Lloyd J. Richardson

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    Lloyd J. Richardson
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lloyd Josiah Richardson is a Sint Maarten politician of the United People's Party (UPP). He has been a member of Parliament since 10 October 2010, serving as President of Parliament from 1 December 2014 to 12 October 2015.

  22. Leslie Pollard

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    Leslie Pollard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    religious
    Biography

    Leslie N. Pollard is a Seventh-day Adventist minister, author, and administrator. Since 2011 he has served as the eleventh president of Oakwood University, the church's sole HBCU.

  23. Ella Simmons

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    Ella Simmons
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    officialeducator
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    Ella Simmons is a Seventh-day Adventist administrator and educator. As the only woman to be a vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, she is the highest ranking female official in the history of the denomination, with the exception of three woman treasurers in the pioneer era.

  24. Beryl Esembe

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    Beryl Esembe
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    anthropologistsociologistphilanthropist
    Biography

    Beryl-Adolphs Nalowa Esembe is a Cameroonian. She is trained as a sociologist and anthropologist trained in Cyprus by the present Anti Human Trafficking Coordinator for the European Commission. She is the author of the book Because I am a Foreigner - Migrant Women In Cyprus Speak Out, the first ever book published about Human Trafficking in the Republic of Cyprus. She is a Seventh-day Adventist Christian. Beryl Esembe is also the author of How Do You Burn? and 'God Answers Wen We Call. The Intercessors' Regalia'. and the most recent controversial book, The Book After Revelations - The YOU Testament

  25. David Hegarty

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    David Hegarty
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    composerkeyboardistorganist
    Biography

    David Howard Hegarty is an American organist and composer. He has served as organist at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco since 1978.

  26. Karen Osborn

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    Karen Osborn
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in Andrews University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in zoology
    Occupations
    annelidologistmarine biologistcurator
    Biography

    Karen Joyce Osborn is a marine scientist at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology department. She is known for her work in marine biology specializing in mid-water invertebrates.