CUTHBERT, GA (May 22, 2023)-Andrew College has announced the establishment of the Aderhold Chair of Nursing thanks to an endowed gift of $1.5 million from Andrew Alumni Tom and Kay Aderhold in support of the College’s nursing program. Dr. Linda R. Buchanan, President of Andrew, describes the gift as one of the largest individual gifts in the history of the College and a ringing endorsement of the importance of Andrew’s efforts to graduate superior registered nurses to serve Southwest Georgia.
Buchanan stated, “We are so grateful to Tom and Kay Aderhold for their continuing and significant generosity. We could not have started our nursing program in 2017 without their initial support, and this gift just solidifies their commitment to their alma mater.”
Board of Trustee Chair George Flowers added, “This gift solidifies Andrew’s commitment to nursing education and will motivate others to support the College and our nursing program. We are deeply grateful to the Aderholds for their generosity.”
Above photo detail: Pictured are Andrew College Nursing Director Michelle Collins with donors Kay and Tom Aderhold after the 2023 Nursing and Respiratory Therapy Pinning Ceremony. Photo by Heather Bradley, permission to print is granted.
Photo detail: President Linda R. Buchanan, donors Tom and Kay Aderhold, and Board of Trustees Chair, George Flowers, at the 2023 Andrew College Commencement Ceremony. Photo by Andrew College, permission to print is granted.
About Andrew College
Established in 1854, Andrew College is related to The United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Situated in the rural southwest Georgia community of Cuthbert, Andrew College offers the Associate of Art, Associate of Science, Associate Degree in Nursing, Bachelor of Science and Certificates.