Psychology Department Recognized High in Academic Excellence…And Continues to Grow!

College Factual recognized Washington Adventist University’s Psychology Department as one of the top 10% of programs nationally for the “Most Focused” in Psychology in 2019 and 2020. In 2021, it was ranked #8 Best Bachelor’s in Counseling and #6 Most Affordable Bachelor’s in Counseling by Bachelorsdegreecentral.org.  Washington Adventist University’s Psychology Department is renowned for its …

A NEW DAY

Today, January 20th, 2021, the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris took place, and history was made. Though we all couldn’t come together in-person, WAU students, faculty, and staff united to watch this momentous occasion via Zoom. The new leadership that was sealed today, we pray that it continues for a better …

MLK Jr. Commemoration

January 18th marked the annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Jr.) this year. Washington Adventist University’s Center of Student Life and Athletic Department sponsored an MLK Jr. Commemoration event, the virtual program taking place over Zoom. Given the pandemic, the annual MLK Jr. Prayer Breakfast could not be held because of social …

First Convocation of Spring 2021

At 11:15 a.m., on January 13,  the second Wednesday of 2021, Washington Adventist University aired their Spring Opening Convocation ceremony to both new and returning faculty, staff, and students. President Weymouth Spence welcomed the attendees, those in person and on the live stream, and thanked those who played a role in the university’s recruitment and …

Quiet Campus – WAU Students Experience the Holiday During a Pandemic

   A stillness falls over Washington Adventist University’s Campus. Aside from the occasional sounds of vehicles traveling on the main road and the bustling and ongoings inside individual buildings, the campus has been quieter than ever. In preparation for the Christmas holidays, the familiar scenes of excited students having just finished their exams, earnestly packing …

Just In Case You Missed It: WAU Christmas Concert

    This past Friday, December 18, 2020, Washington Adventist University (WAU), in conjunction with Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church, held their annual Christmas Concert. It was the first WAU Christmas Concert to be completely virtual, live-streamed on multiple platforms like Sligo Church’s Livestream and Youtube. As we prepare for the Christmas season, further enrich your experience …

Nursing Students Recieve Scholarships from Adventist HealthCare

  On Monday, December 14, 2020, Washington Adventist University (WAU) and Adventist HealthCare held a virtual inaugural event, “Extending God’s Care.” The event celebrated a new commitment with Adventist HealthCare to provide exceptional students with the funds to continue and complete their education. The WAU Nursing department students selected are returning seniors finishing their last …

President Spence and Provost Kisunzu Zoom Prayer for Students During Finals Week.

Finals: Peace Through Prayer

On Monday morning, December 14, 2020, Washington Adventist University President Weymouth Spence and Provost Cheryl Kisunzu met with students to have a special prayer during Finals Week. Students from many majors and backgrounds joined the prayer and expressed their needs during the Zoom call. Many of the students asked for prayer for their academic studies …

Rodrigo Lima praying in preparation for baptism.

Recent Baptisms At WAU

Washington Adventist University’s community continues to be a community of prayer and faith. During this challenging time in history, distance is ideal in preventing infection; not so ideal in fellowship and communal worship. Despite the challenges, the Holy Spirit has been working to soften hearts and lead individuals to commit to a life in Christ.  …

When God Meets Your Challenge 

When I was growing up, my dad’s family would always talk about Washington Adventist University (WAU), then known as Columbia Union College. It was where they had all met their spouses and had their weddings; my dad was even Student Association (SA) president. My family had gone to school with half the professors, and they …

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