CO Adventist University / Corporacion Universitaria Adventista; formerly Colombia-Venezuela Union College (Santa Teresita / Medellín, CO)

(Corporacion Universitaria Adventista; formerly Colombia-Venezuela Union College). A coeducational boarding school on the junior college level situated in Santa Teresita, a suburb of Medellín, Colombia, on a 60-acre (25-hectare) farm known as El Noral. Operated by the Colombia Union Conference through a school board, the college serves a union constituency of more than 115,000 members. The school year runs from February to October. Instruction is in Spanish. After operating on a yearly renewal of registration the school was granted an operating permit by the Colombian Ministry of Education on Dec. 19, 1958. Although the school was founded especially for the benefit of Seventh-day Adventist young people from Colombia and Venezuela, it receives a limited number of students of other faiths. ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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