Acro-Airs Take on Dominican Republic

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By Ryan Jackson

Every year the Acro-Airs spend their spring break vigorously touring the country, performing and sharing their anti-drug and alcohol and healthy living lifestyle message. This year, the team took their show and message to the Dominican Republic, were they spent twelve days, performing 12 shows, for over 65,000 people. The Dominican Republic is a country plagued with alcohol and drugs, the country’s two biggest incomes are baseball and drugs, so the team had their work cut out.

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Outstanding Students Recognized for Contributions

The Office of Student Life and Retention held the annual Student Recognition Convocation on April 13 in Sligo Church. The convocation was an opportunity for the administration to convey their thanks and appreciation to the students of WAU who have gone above and beyond their duties as student workers. Read More>>

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Historic Vote Highlights Washington Adventist University Constituency

By Taashi Rowe

009april17WAUConst_COVERThe three-day weekend of meetings started Friday when some 90 pastors, members, teachers, students and church leaders gathered in Takoma Park, Md., for Washington Adventist University’s (WAU) constituency session. Reports from President Weymouth Spence and an independent auditor reflected an upward trend for the university that some five years ago struggled financially.

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AACU holds Annual Meeting at WAU

DSC_0116editedEvery year, the Association of Adventist Colleges & Universities (AACU) holds meetings, where the Presidents, Chief Financial Officers, and Provosts of all SDA Colleges and Universities meet. This year’s event was held here at WAU on March 21 – 22.

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Washington Concert Winds make a splash in the Cayman Islands

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The Washington Concert Winds took their instruments to the Cayman Islands from March 4 – 14. The band performed concerts at Kings Church in the Capital city of Georgetown, Bodden Town, Botswan and more. They were led by Music Departent Faculty, Bruce Wilson.

Click here to read a firsthand account of the 10-day trip from band member Amber Jones.

Pre-Registration set for April 4 - 22

ipodPre-Registration Fall 2011 Scheduled for April 4-22

TWO Winners* will be drawn in the Dining Hall on Wednesday, April 27 at 12:30 p.m. for a 32GB, 4th generation Apple iPod Touch!!

(*You need not be present to win)

Please click here for important pre-registration information.

Washington Adventist University and Atlantic Union College Vote Memorandum of Understanding

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March 9, 2011

Takoma Park, MD — The Trustees of Washington Adventist University (WAU) today voted a Memorandum of Understanding with Atlantic Union College (AUC). This MOU calls for the two institutions to work toward an agreement to establish a branch campus of Washington Adventist University at Atlantic Union College in South Lancaster, Massachusetts. WAU would lease the facilities of AUC, and become the sole provider of higher education at the New England location. All provisions are dependent upon approval from the required accrediting and regulatory agencies.

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(Weymouth Spence, president of Washington Adventist University; Dave Weigley, chair of the Washington Adventist University Board of Trustees; Don King, chair of the Atlantic Union College Board of Trustees; and Norman Wendth, president of Atlantic Union College sign the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of their institutions.)

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WAU partners with NCR WSA for On-Campus Environmental Projects

DSC_0058editedWAU has partnered with the National Capital Region Watershed Stewards Academy (NCR WSA) to consider on campus storm water projects. The NCR WSA was developed in 2010 by a coalition of watershed advocacy groups to “restore stream health by a thousand repairs.”They assess watersheds and create solutions for storm-water and pollutions reduction by installing rain gardens, and other ways to limit pollution entering water bodies.

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Exemplary Leadership Society Inducts Nine WAU Student Leaders

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Nine WAU student leaders were inducted into the Exemplary Leadership Society on February 9, 2011 before a large gathering of proud and supportive faculty and staff members, family, and friends.

They are Juliana Baioni, Robert Machado, Joshua Agoha, Megan Boggess, Regina Johnson, Courtney Daley, Bradley Moore, Michelle Park, and Steev Yovan.            Read More>>