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Nearly 1000 Vaccinated at Washington Adventist University Campus Site

This past Sunday, April 11, 2021, in partnership with Safeway Pharmacies, the Audelia Community Response team, Delegate Lorig Charkoudian’s office, and the City of Takoma Park, Washington Adventist University (WAU) hosted outdoor immunization centers at the Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church parking lot, located on Greenwood Ave. One thousand Pfizer first dose vaccines were to be …

WAU International Students Celebrate Their Diverse Cultures

On Sunday, April 4, 2021, Washington Adventist University’s international students and staff presented a plethora of colorful performances of songs, poems, dances, food and recipes, music, rituals, and ceremonies from around the world. The title of the virtual event was Celebrating Our Cultures and Empowering Our Communities, which was organized by the Office of the …

WAU Nursing Hits National Accreditation Milestone

Congratulations to Dr. Kisunzu, Dr. Griffin in addition to the entire faculty, staff, and students of the Nursing Program! On Friday, April 5, 2021, the CCNE visiting evaluation team reported at its exit interview that the Nursing program has met all the standards for national accreditation. Although the evaluation process continues, please join me in congratulating our nursing leaders, faculty, staff, students, and the entire supporting units for …

Service Day 2021: Connecting the Campus to the Community

Service Day is when the campus comes together and volunteers services to the community. This day is linked to the principal goal of Washington Adventist University (WAU), which is being the “Gateway to Service.” On this campus, volunteering service is an extension of the classroom, bringing students into the surrounding communities to experience giving to …

A Mother’s Strength

Lotara “Tara” Smith—a Washington Adventist University (WAU) alumna, a former member of the Acro-Airs team, and a dedicated mother—began her educational journey at Montgomery College in Takoma Park, MD. After completing her requirements at the community college, the Holy Spirit prompted her to continue her academic journey at WAU. In the beginning, she was anxious …

For Such a Time as This: The Story of Patricia Stamper

Born in California and raised by foster parents, Patricia Stamper is a community advocate and alumna of Washington Adventist University (Class of 2009). Stamper gives credit to her Adventist foster parents for helping her become the woman that she is today—a woman who cares deeply for others, who is service-oriented, and who advocates for the least …

Key to Success: Adrian Thornhill, Class of 2013

Adrian Thornhill graduated from Washington Adventist University (WAU) in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Accounting and Finance. Since then, he has become a leading financial analyst for Boeing, which is the world’s leading aerospace company. Thanks to WAU’s location, networking, educational opportunities, and available mentorships, Thornhill has built a successful career that continues to progress. …

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