Ethiopian Adventist College Facebook
Ethiopian Adventist College Facebook
A SHORT HISTORY OF ETHIOPIA ADVENTIST COLLEGE
Ethiopia Adventist College is an accredited institution of higher education granting DEGREES and TVEF/ LEVEL certiﬁcates located some 234 kilometers southeast of Addis Ababa in West Arsi Zone of Oromia Regional State. Ethiopia Adventist College (abbreviated as EAC) is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist International Church. The College has rested on 182 hectares of property, I commonly known as Kuyera, which has been given to the church in 1947 by the Ethiopian Government to be used for the training of young people. From 1947 to 1950 the school grew to full elementary and junior Secondary levels. In 1951 a teacher training program was started and continued until 1957. Full Senor Secondary Academic program was started in 1955 and the ﬁrst full secondary graduation took place in 1958.The college level program began on October 1, 1964 and offered a variety of courses until 1975. In 2001, the College entered into an affiliation agreement with the University of Eastern Africa Baraton, Kenya and began four-year degree programs in Accounting, Management and Theology. A year later, the College requested the Ethiopian Ministry of Education for accreditation to start its own degree programs in Business Administration (Accounting and Management), Community Development, and Leadership, and with the approval of the government, the full-ﬂedged degree programs were started.
EAC PHILOSOPHY: Ethiopian Adventist College Facebook
Ethiopia Adventist College, as a Seventh-day Adventist institution, believes that all true knowledge and development has its source in God the Creator and is made available to man through a variety of channel. This knowledge enables man to appreciate life and to face problems that arise. It includes our heritage from the past as well as the knowledge obtained from research.
EAC VISION: Ethiopian Adventist College Facebook
Ethiopia Adventist College envisions to be a center of excellence by 2016, a university fostering the highest standards of education in Ethiopia, by advancing knowledge and professional skills holistically, through research, extension, and training in the service of God and humanity.
EAC MISSION: Ethiopian Adventist College Facebook
Ethiopia Adventist College exists to provide holistic education for character transformation and the uplifting of the individual, the community and the society through teaching, research and development activities.
EDUCATIONAL GOALS AND SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: Ethiopian Adventist College Facebook
Goal 1: To achieve quality education that meets the requirements of the government and stakeholders.
Goal 2: To promote research and development activities among students, faculty and staff, for their continued academic and professional development that will benefit the local, national, and international communities. This will be attained through:
Goal 3: To promote the physical health of the students, as it is so much interrelated to one’s intellectual capabilities, through theoretical and practical training aimed at increasing general health and safety in their current and future life, through:
Goal 4: To promote the entrepreneurial development plans of the government by designing technical, vocational, and training programs that the students can use in developing their respective communities, through:
Goal 5: To enhance the spiritual, ethical, and aesthetic development of the students through provision of unwavering principles inculcated in the curriculum and in the diverse co-curricular activities, which will holistically contribute to the creation of a good and just society.
Goal 6: To advance the social and civic awareness and skills of the students, and promote their appreciation for and participation in the social programs as responsible citizens, cultural heritage preservation and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their service in their communities.