A Life of Service | WAU’s Executive Director of Information Technology

The internet and technology have already been a big part of our lives — but in 2020, it reached a higher level than was expected, especially in the education system. This year in education, many students are doing classes from home, and many employees and faculty are working from home. It seems like the academic …

WAU partners with Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church, Montgomery County, and The City of Takoma Park on New COVID-19 Testing Site

Washington Adventist University is proud to announce that it has partnered with Montgomery County, Takoma Park, and Sligo Church to bring free COVID-19 testing every Wednesday starting Oct 14th from 11 am–6 pm on 7700 Carroll Ave (parking lot between Sligo and WAU). This testing site is Walk-in and Drive-thru testing with no appointment needed. …

WAU Climbing the Ranks in Social Mobility, In Top 30 Schools According to U.S. Today

As seen on U.S. News, WAU has been ranked #22 for Social Mobility for 2020. The report states that “Economically disadvantaged students are less likely than others to finish college, even when controlling for other characteristics. But some colleges are more successful than others at advancing social mobility by enrolling and graduating large proportions of …

Capital Food Bank Box on the conveyor belt.

WAU Celebrates Another Service Day, Making A Difference In The Community

Takoma Park, MD –  Washington Adventist University held its 2020 Fall Service Day on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Thanks to the Center for Student Life team, what could have been a bust because of COVID-19 became a great success. Available students were invited to choose between two major local events, while students studying virtually were …

God has a Plan

“I graduated with my bachelor’s at 33,” says Professor Alvin Fuentes. His journey was not on the ‘common path’ but more on God’s path. “I had more failures than anything in my life. But as the scripture says, God has a plan for you to prosper. And now, when I preach, I don’t preach about …

A Passion For Service | Part II

In case you missed it, read Part I here: A Passion For Service Part I Previously, we wrote about Ava and the summer volunteer work she’s been doing with COVID-19. We saw how she tested thousands of people on shifts that sometimes lasted for 12+ hours. She had the bruises on her face to prove …

WAU Music Overcoming Pandemic Challenges

Washington Adventist University’s Music Department is renowned for the high quality of talent and musicianship that is exemplified each opportunity each talented student gets to perform. Lately, those opportunities are far and few between, or not at all. The pandemic has wreaked havoc on musicians and vocalists’ ability to be in close quarters for rehearsal …

A Passion For Service | PART I

Watching the news can be a nightmare, with COVID-19 spreading throughout the world and other natural disasters still occurring — it’s hard to not just focus on the bad. Through these dark times, there is always room for light and the people who use that light. From doctors to nurses, to other professionals, to volunteers …

Convocation – 9.9.20 – A Call To Action In Their Honor

WAU Convocation for September 9, 2020, brought students, faculty, and staff together from all departments to take a stand for social justice. Student Success VP, Ralph Johnson, is leading a campus-wide emphasis on “Social Justice” as the issues on this topic continue to rise. VP Johnson plans to dedicate the whole of W.I.S.E. week (September …

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