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Washington Adventist University Students and Staff Helped the Needy During a Two-Week Mission Trip to Honduras

Takoma Park, Md. (July 28, 2016) A recent two-week mission trip to Honduras was undertaken by seven Washington Adventist University (WAU) students and staff who provided much-needed help at the Centro Educacional Adventista (CEA) in Peña Blanca. From June 14 to 27, 2016, the WAU students spent time painting the CEA’s administrative and library buildings,…

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Alumni Association’s Annual Ice Cream Social Included Preview of Construction Plans for the Gail S. and Bruce E. Boyer Health Professions and Wellness Center

Takoma Park, Md. (July 28, 2016) The Washington Adventist University Alumni Association hosted its third annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday, July 24, in the dining hall. The event featured a variety of ice cream flavors and toppings, prize giveaways, and fun sing-a-longs with a band comprised of current WAU students and alumni. Throughout the…

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Washington Adventist University Religion Grads Deliver Bottled Water to Residents in Flint, Michigan

Takoma Park, Md. (July 19, 2016) Two recent graduates of Washington Adventist University’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies travelled more than 1,000 miles last weekend to deliver clean drinking water to the residents of Flint, Michigan. Both Richard Matthews and Gibbs Hilaire recently earned their master’s degrees in religion through the university’s accelerated evening…

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Washington Adventist University Students and Staff Joined Area Seventh-day Adventist Churches in Praying for Peace and Unity

Takoma Park, Md. (July 13, 2016) On Saturday, July 9, Washington Adventist University (WAU) students, faculty and staff joined members of local area churches in praying about the recent shootings and deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and Dallas Police officers Lorne Ahrens, Michael Smith, Michael Krol, Patrick Zamarripa and DART Police Officer Brent Thompson.…

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Washington Adventist University and Radians College Enter New Partnership to Help Graduates Further Their Nursing Education

Takoma Park, Md. (June 30, 2016) Washington Adventist University (WAU) has entered into a partnership agreement with Radians College that will help qualified graduates further their nursing education through an accelerated evening program offered by the WAU School of Graduate and Professional Studies. “We are very pleased to partner with Radians College, and happy that…

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Patrick Crarey’s Summer Basketball Clinic Hosted an Increased Number of Participants This Year at Washington Adventist University

Takoma Park, Md. (June 23, 2016) An increased number of children enrolled this year in Coach Patrick Crarey’s 2016 Summer Basketball Camp at Washington Adventist University. The camp was held this week, June 20-24, and 46 participants between the ages of 6 and 16 attended. Last year, approximately 40 participated. “The main focus of the…

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Honors Students Travel to United Kingdom For Inaugural Study on Location Experience

Takoma Park, Md. (June 15, 2016) Washington Adventist University (WAU) Honors Program students recently returned from studying on location in the United Kingdom as part of an inaugural collaboration with Newbold College, WAU’s sister institution near London. The students enrolled in a pair of WAU hybrid courses taught by Newbold professors, “Shakespeare” and “Reformation to…

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Washington Adventist University is the First North American Adventist University To Embark on a Humanitarian Mission Trip to Havana

Takoma Park, Md. (June 6, 2016) Washington Adventist University (WAU) is the first North American Adventist university to sponsor a humanitarian mission trip to Havana, Cuba. Eleven students and faculty recently traveled to Havana to help clean streets, paint houses, conduct a health screening clinic and teach English classes. During the May 19-29 trip, 20…

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