Going Virtual from an Academic Viewpoint with WAU Provost, Cheryl Kisunzu

On Saturday, August 2, the Montgomery County Public Health Department made an official announcement that face to face instruction in Montgomery County at private schools must not occur due to the increased numbers of COVID-19 positive tests. Though it was difficult, WAU had to swiftly respond to the county directives — Up until that time, WAU’s …

Athletic Director Patrick Crarey

Patrick Crarey Named 2020 A.I.I. Athletic Director Of The Year

TAKOMA PARK MD — The Association of Independent Institutions, named Patrick E. Crarey, II 2020 A.I.I. Athletic Director of the Year this week. Crarey, in his tenth year leading W.A.U. Athletics & Men’s Basketball has added another milestone in his legacy. It’s the first time in W.A.U. history that an award of this magnitude has …

WAU Marches Into Fall With A Plan and A New Student Life Vice President

It may seem from an outside perspective that not much is going on at Washington Adventist University. The campus is in a usual summer quiet, and the hallways are gleaming from the wax polish unblemished by the rush of students’ steps. Externally, the stillness is not representative of the busy, driven work that is going …

Dr. Ralph E. Johnson, WAU’s NEW VP of the Center for Student Life

Ralph E. Johnson is a 1981 graduate of the University of Alabama with a BS degree in Speech/Language Pathology. In 1982, he received his Masters degree in Student Personnel Services from Florida State University. He took his first professional position at the University of Arkansas in 1982, as Coordinator of Greek Affairs.   In 1985, Dr. …

WAU announces Jennifer Albury as Executive Director of Development, Advancement & Alumni Relations

Jennifer Albury, MBA joined Washington Adventist University as Alumni Relations & Annual Fund Manager in the Department of Advancement and Alumni Relations in August 2018. She has since taken on the assignment of Interim Executive Director of Development, Advancement & Alumni Relations in March 2020, which is now an official position. She possesses an extensive …

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: CHYNNA SMITH

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: CHYNNA SMITH

Chynna Smith, Executive Secretary of Student Association, Vice President of Senior Class of 2020, basketball player with the WAU Shocks, Honors College student, and biology major — the list goes on — graduated in Spring from Washington Adventist University. It is our loss and her gain! We will miss the heart and drive that Chynna …

Such A Time As This

  Inspired by a letter from  Dr. Ronald L. Anderson, class of 1964   During these trying times, where racial discrimination and police brutality are broadcasted on every platform. It’s important to have a safe place to talk and breathe. The healing of this nation may take a lifetime, but we should not have to …

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