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Middle States Commission on Higher Education Reaffirms Accreditation of Washington Adventist University; Adventist Accrediting Association Issues Positive Interim Report

Takoma Park, Md. (December 1, 2017) At its November 2017 session, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) reaffirmed the accreditation of Washington Adventist University (WAU). During the process that revised the Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s Statement of Accreditation Status, the body recognized WAU for progress to date on several recommendations and…

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Doug Walker Named to Lead WAU Communications

Doug Walker Under the Gateway to Service Arch

The new Vice President of Marketing & Integrated Communications for Washington Adventist University (WAU) is Douglas K. Walker, a seasoned communications professional who brings more than 20 years of experience to the position. “Doug Walker has outstanding communications and marketing skills that will significantly enhance our efforts to achieve excellence at all levels of this…

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News Release: Building the Dream: WAU Welcomes 22 Teams for Acrofest

Takoma Park, MD (November 8, 2017)  Once every five years Washington Adventist University (WAU) opens its doors to young gymnasts from across the U.S., Canada and the Dominican Republic for Acrofest.  This year we welcome 22 teams with over 800 performers to our campus. Each participant will spend three days bonding with, and learning from…

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Washington Adventist University Launches its Anna H. Wang Presidential Concert Series November 11

Takoma Park, Md. (November 8, 2017) Washington Adventist University (WAU) launches its new Anna H. Wang Presidential Concert series—Saturday, November 11—with a performance by concert pianist Awadagin Pratt, beginning at 8 p.m. at the Leroy and Lois Peters Music Center, located on the WAU campus. The concert series was initiated this year by the family…

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Washington Adventist University signs agreement with the Chicago School of Professional Psychology to help students earn their doctoral degrees

Takoma Park, Md. (November 7, 2017) Washington Adventist University (WAU) and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) reached an agreement recently that will make it easier for WAU graduate psychology students to earn a doctoral degree so that they can provide holistic, professional psychology services that will improve community health. The agreement was signed…

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Washington Adventist University Receives Invitation to Participate in Public Campus Ministries Weekend

Washington Adventist University (WAU) students received a special invitation to the Global Public Campus Ministries (PCM) Weekend by Jiwan S. Moon, Director of PCM. Pro Musica, led by Anwar Ottley, performed pieces during the morning service and again in the afternoon with the New England Youth Ensemble, directed by Preston Hawes. President Spence joined the event as a…

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Southern Asian Seventh-day Adventist Church Hosts Second Annual WAU Sabbath

The Southern Asian Seventh-day Adventist Church (SASDAC) recently hosted their second annual Washington Adventist University (WAU) weekend featuring performances by Pro Musica, the New England Youth Ensemble, and presentations by various faculty and staff. President Weymouth Spence, the guest speaker on Saturday, completed a story he started last year when invited to speak at SASDAC. …

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Washington Adventist University Student Presented at the United Nations General Assembly Recently

Takoma Park, MD (September 29, 2017)  Washington Adventist University’s Marie-Claire Kaberamanzi, a second-year nursing major, presented at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, September 20. The event, “Financing the Future: Education 2030,” focused on the education crisis currently affecting 260 million youth who are not receiving an instruction. Kaberamanzi spoke during the session on…

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Washington Adventist University to Present 39th G. Arthur Keough Lectureship on September 22-23

Takoma Park, MD (September 6, 2017) Washington Adventist University’s 39th G. Arthur Keough Lectureship will be presented on September 22-23 in Richards Hall Chapel on campus. This year’s Lectureship commemorates the fifth centennial of the Reformation (1517 – 2017). The featured speaker will be Aleksandar S. Santrac, D.Phil. and Ph.D., Professor of Religion and Chair of…

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