Sonoma Adventist College

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Sonoma Adventist College
Motto To know, To Love, To serve
Type Private
Established 1968[1]
Academic affiliation
Pacific Adventist University
Principal Isako Esekia
Dean Sinoa Poigeno (Men)
Rose Sawi (Women)
Deputy principal Malachi Param
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 370
Location Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
Affiliations Seventh-day Adventist Church

Sonoma Adventist College is a co-educational tertiary institution situated in Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. It is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is accredited by the Adventist Accrediting Association.

It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system.[2][3][4] [5]

Academic divisions[edit]

The college is divided into the following divisions

  • Agriculture
  • Building construction
  • Commerce
  • Education
  • Theology


During the 1993 eruption of the Rabaul volcanoes, Sonoma was a registered refugee camp with over 2,000 extra people on campus. It was founded by Pr Alex Currie

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Adventist Yearbook
  2. ^"the second largest Christian school system in the world has been steadily outperforming the national average – across all demographics."
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Department of Education, Seventh-day Adventist Church". Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  5. ^ Rogers, Wendi; Kellner, Mark A. (April 1, 2003). "World Church: A Closer Look at Higher Education". Adventist News Network. Retrieved 2010-06-19.