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

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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.

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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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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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>>

WAU & Institute for Research on Global Business Host Conference

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The WAU Department of Business and the Center for Law and Public Policy and the Institute for Research on Global Business (IRGB) announce the Third Annual International Conference on Business and Public Policy (ICBPP 2011).

The conference will be held in the Hilton Hotel, Silver Spring, MD, from March 30 - April 1.

Please click here for more information.

Call for Papers

Announcing the 30th Annual G. Arthur Keough Lectureship 2011

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Dr Michael Gorman (pictured) (Professor of Sacred Scripture and Dean at The Ecumenical Institute of Theology, St. Mary's Seminary & University Baltimore), who is an active member in the United Methodist Church, will be our G. Arthur Keough Lecturer in the Department of Religion at Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, MD, on March 18 (7:00 p.m.) and 19 (10:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m) in Richards Hall.

Dr. Gorman has written numerous books on Apostle Paul, on theology and hermeneutics, ethics and most recently a commentary on the Book of Revelation. He will lecture on "Reimagining Justification According to St. Paul", and two distinguished scholars will respond: on Friday evening Dr Frank Matera from Catholic University of America and on Saturday afternoon Dr Stephen Fowl from Loyola University in Maryland. Read More>>

Black History Month: The Quest for Excellence

Woodson_Carter_GThe year is 1926. Carter G. Woodson (pictured), a black historian, author, and journalist, observes that black’s contributions to society are “overlooked, ignored, and even suppressed by writers of history textbooks and the teachers who use them. Race prejudice, he concluded, “is merely the logical result of tradition, the inevitable outcome of thorough instruction to the effect that the Negro has never contributed anything to the progress of mankind.” (Current Biography 1944, p.7) To combat this, he pioneers the celebration of “Negro History Week.” Read More>>