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WAU Gets Martin Luther King, Jr. Mini Grant

 

8.5x11_11_resizedWashington Adventist University has been awarded a Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegiate Challenge Mini Grant for the maximum amount of $1,000 by the Michigan Campus Compact in partnership with Wisconsin Campus Compact and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

 

 

Sophia Ward, Ph.D., Student Success and Engagement Specialist,

partnered with Dean Nemeka Mason, First Year Residence Life Coordinator, to apply for the grant in support of WAU’s efforts to engage students in service to honor King.

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WAU Completes New Music Building

The first new building in 40 years at Washington Adventist University is now completed. The building—the Leroy and Lois Peters Music Center—was declared finished on December 5 by Larry E. Walker, principal for the construction company, the Walker Group.  Complete handover is scheduled for Dec. 16.KEV_0234edited_scaled

“It is with great pleasure that I confirm the completion of the music building. We sincerely hope that your administration, the Board of Trustees, alumni, students and the entire Washington Adventist University family are proud of the project,” Walker said in a letter to President Weymouth Spence, Ed.D.  “We are certainly proud of being a part of your team and providing you with this state of the art, sustainable project.”

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School of Health, Science and Wellness gets New Dean

Karen Benn Marshall Ph.D., has been appointed dean of the School of Health Professions, Science and Wellness at Washington Adventist University (WAU).KEV_07712edited_scaled

“It is a privilege to be given the opportunity to work at a Seventh-day Adventist institution where I can openly share my faith,” said Marshall. “I look forward to working in an environment where students are prepared for wider and more meaningful service.”

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President Hosts Christmas Reception

President Weymouth Spence and Mrs. Rebecca Spence opened the doors of The Votaw House, December 2, for their annual Christmas reception for faculty, staff, their families and other invited guests. In this photo are (l-r), Lois Peters, Rebecca Spence, President Weymouth Spence and Leroy Peters.  The Votaw House is the official home of the President…

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President Hosts Christmas Reception

President Weymouth Spence and Mrs. Rebecca Spence opened the doors of The Votaw House, December 2, for their annual Christmas reception for faculty, staff, their families and other invited guests.KEV_9221edited

In this photo are (l-r), Lois Peters, Rebecca Spence, President Weymouth Spence and Leroy Peters. 

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Music Department Annual Christmas Concert

Washington Adventist University’s 2014 annual Christmas Concert on December 5 at 7:30 p.m. is free and open to the public. Students from the university’s Music Department will perform traditional Christmas music, along with pieces that reflect the spirit of the season. There will be performances by the Pro Musica of Washington Adventist University, the Columbia…

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New Ambassador Program To Support First Generation Student Retention

DSC_0476editedWith a mission to provide training opportunities for students to become moral leaders in communities throughout the world, Washington Adventist University enrols a highly diverse student body. Almost 40 percent of its student body, for example, are first-generation college students.

This means that neither of their parents completed an undergraduate degree.  Research suggests that these students face higher risk of dropping out compared to their counterparts whose parents are college graduates.

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111116 BOT Documents r4 (Portfolio)

This PDF Portfolio document contains several documents for the Board of Trustees meeting on Nov. 16, 2011. PDF Portfolio documents can only be read on computers with Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Pro. Portable devices such as iPADs and cell phones do not support the Adobe Portfolio feature. If you are using an iPAD, please open…

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