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New England Youth Ensemble Performs at the 12th Annual Living Legends Awards

Takoma Park, Md. (March 10, 2017) The New England Youth Ensemble at Washington Adventist University, with conductor Preston Hawes, DMA,  and guest conductor Lulu Mupfumbu, recently performed at the 12th Annual Living Legends Award Ceremony, held at Emmanuel-Brinklow Church in Ashton, Maryland. Before the performance started, Professor Hawes shared his first-hand experiences with the September…

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Washington Adventist University and Howard Community College Sign Agreement to Help Music Students Earn Their Bachelor’s Degree

Photo: (from l. to r.) Dr. Daniel Lau, WAU Associate Professor of Music; Dr. Patrick Williams, Dean, WAU School of Arts and Social Sciences; Dr. James Bingham, Chair, WAU Department of Music; Dr. Hsien-Ann Meng, Chair, HCC Music Department; Dr. Jean Svacina, Vice President, HCC Academic Affairs; Dr. Weymouth Spence, WAU President; Dr. Cheryl Kisunzu,…

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Seventh-day Adventist World Church President To Speak for Alumni Weekend

Takoma Park, Md. (February 24, 2017) The featured speaker for Washington Adventist University’s Alumni Weekend, April 6-9, is alumnus Ted N.C. Wilson who now leads the Seventh-day Adventist World Church. He will be sharing his thoughts and experiences on April 8 at the 11 a.m. worship service at Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church.   Wilson graduated…

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The Old and the New Retrospective Art Exhibition Marks Transition of WAU Honors Program to Honors College this Fall

Takoma Park, Md. (February 24, 2017) A retrospective art exhibition, “The Old and the New” will open at Washington Adventist University (WAU) on Wednesday, March 1, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m.  Both the reception and exhibition will be located in the Department of English and Modern Languages, lower level, Wilkinson Hall, 7600…

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Two WAU Nursing Professors to Receive Recognition for their Work

Takoma Park, Md. (February 14, 2017) Two nursing professors at Washington Adventist University will be recognized for their work in the coming weeks and months. Bonnie Franckowiak, DNP, has been invited to present a poster at the American Association of Collegiate Nursing (AACN) Conference later this month in Atlanta, Georgia. Basava Jitta, MSN, will receive…

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WAU Mourns the Passing of Former President And Alumnus George Hillry Akers

Takoma Park, Md. (February 14, 2017) Washington Adventist University (WAU) is mourning the recent passing of a former president and alumnus, George Hillry Akers, Ph.D. Akers was president of his class when he graduated from the university (then known as Columbia Union College) in 1947. He later returned to serve as president of his alma…

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Washington Adventist University to Host February 8-11 Choral Festival

Takoma Park, Md. (January 30, 2017)  Choral performances by high school students will be featured at the 2017 Choral Festival that is being hosted by Washington Adventist University (WAU) from February 8-11. Students from seven academies in the Columbia Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church will participate in the festival.  They will stay on…

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