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 …

WAU Community Members March Alongside the Nation for Change

Tens of thousands of people have marched through the streets of cities across the world, protesting against racism, injustice, and the wrongful deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and many more black lives that are gone at the hands of police brutality. Right alongside the world, WAU’s students have found their voices. Masses …

NAD 25K Grant for WAU Ministry

Washington Adventist University (WAU) has received a grant for $25,000 from the North American Division (NAD) to support WAU’s ministry through our Religion Department.  After a trip to Argentina, members of the university felt the need to find new ways to engage in outreach, service, and evangelism. They began to pursue a grant from the …

WAU to use $400K in CARES Act Funding to Support Students

Washington Adventist University will use $400,000 it is receiving as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Security (CARES) Act to individually support students who have demonstrated need and are facing challenges or disruption due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The U.S. Department of Education is disbursing this aid as part of the CARES Act …

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