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Washington Adventist University Celebrates 103rd Commencement Ceremony

Takoma Park, MD (May 10, 2018)  Washington Adventist University held its 103rd Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 6, 2018 with Richard H. Paul, M.D. as the commencement speaker. Dr. Paul is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine. He has also served as…

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WAU Celebrates Academic Achievement

Takoma Park, MD (April 26, 2018)  Washington Adventist University held its fourth annual Awards Day on April 18 with ceremonies scheduled throughout the day and honor society induction ceremonies in the evening. Awards Day is an expansion of the University Academic Awards Chapel that has been occurring for many years, where academic departments have traditionally…

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WAU Family Fun Festival Postponed Due to Weather

Takoma Park, Md. (April 13, 2018)—Due to a forecast for dangerous thunderstorms on Sunday, April 15, Washington Adventist University’s annual Family Fun Festival has been postponed. Alumni & Parents Weekend activities on Friday and Saturday will take place as scheduled. The new date for the Family Fun Festival is Sunday, September 9. The event will…

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WAU Mourns the Passing of Alumnus Farid Srour

Takoma Park, MD (March 14, 2018) It is with great sadness that the faculty, staff, students and alumni of Washington Adventist University (WAU) offer condolences to the family and friends of alumnus Farid Srour, who passed peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, March 4, 2018. He was 100 years old. Rising from modest beginnings in…

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WAU Initiates New Customer Service Focus

Takoma Park, MD (January 25, 2018) Washington Adventist University is always seeking new and innovative ways to inspire .excellence in its faculty, staff, and students. On December 7, 2017,  the Human Resources department held first of several customer service workshops in the Morrison Hall chapel. The workshop, entitled “Delivering Outstanding Customer Service,” was facilitated by Jeannie…

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Visionary Honoree Shares Faith Story

Takoma Park, MD (January 25, 2018)  Washington Adventist University welcomed back Mark Moore, author of A Stroke of Faith: A Stroke Survivor’s Story of a Second Chance at Living a Life of Significance, to speak at Wednesday’s weekly convocation. He was joined by his wife, Brenda.   Moore shared his story of suffering two strokes…

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WAU Bids Farewell to Dr. Bonnie Franckowiak

Takoma Park, MD (December 18, 2017) Washington Adventist University will soon bid farewell to Bonnie Franckowiak, DNP as she retires at the end of December. She joined the campus community as an adjunct for the School of Graduate and Professional Studies in May of 2014 before being promoted to Professor of Nursing and Coordinator for the…

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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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