Aaron Wilson Councilmember

Aaron Wilson Councilmember

On May 2, 2011, Aaron Wilson was elected to serve a two-year term as a Councilmember for the Town of Fairmount Heights, Maryland. Wilson, a Senior History Major at WAU, received the second highest vote total in the election which voters elected a new mayor and three new council members.

“Having lived in the town for nearly 18 years, I saw the need for a competent leadership in the town and I felt that I could help foster good change for the town”, said Wilson.

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Spring Graduation 2011

Cheers filled DAR (Daughter’s of the American Revolution) Constitution Hall Sunday as members of Washington Adventist University’s Class of 2011 walked across the stage to receive their hard-earned degrees, diplomas, and certificates.wau_2011_graduation-231

There were a total of 226 graduates compromised of 174 Baccalaureate degrees, four Associate degrees and 50 Graduate degrees. This is the largest group of graduates WAU has seen since 1986.

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2 iPod Winners Announced!

ipodAs promised, two 32GB iPod Touch devices were given away on April 27 at a drawing in the Dining Hall. Congratulations to the lucky winners:

Aundre Cuffy

Tasheika Russell

If you have not yet registered for Fall 2011, Registration is still open! Do it before you leave for the summer!  Read More>>

 

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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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.

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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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.