A WAU Graduate Family Partnership

Danalee Robb and Avareitta Bailey are not only graduates of Washington Adventist University in 2020  — They also happen to be Aunt and Niece! Danalee has been a nurse for many years and was approached by Avareitta with the possibility of getting a further degree in nursing, and doing it together. Danalee says, “It’s for …

As Pandemic Prevails, WAU Makes Difficult, Necessary Adjustments

May 6, 2020 | Takoma Park, MD WAU Board of Trustees Washington Adventist University (WAU) is a vibrant and robust institution that has been serving the Adventist and local communities since 1904. We are proud of the lives we’ve influenced over the decades through rigorous education and consistent spiritual foundations. In 2020, a threat of …

Ralph Johnson

WAU’s Dr. Ralph Johnson elected President of CAS

Washington Adventist University’s Dean of Student Success, Dr. Ralph Johnson, has been elected to serve as President-Elect for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education(CAS). This is a historic moment for CAS in that Dr. Johnson is the first African American to be elected to this role. “I’m very excited!” Dr. Johnson …

AVA Help Letter

Dear WAU Community,    The recent outbreak of the deadly COVID-19 virus that has traveled from country to country as you may have seen in the daily headlines these past few days. Lives have been affected including my family. As of this writing, I now have multiple family and close friends members who have been …

WAU Responds for COVID-19 Threat

Washington Adventist University Responds to COVID-19   [Takoma Park, MD, March 3, 2019—-] With the continued spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 causing concern around the world and here at home, Washington Adventist University is taking preliminary steps to ensure the continued safety and health of our student body and campus community. WAU is launching …

President Spence Graduation

The First Black President

As Black History Month comes to a close, we would like to acknowledge a significant figure in Washington Adventist University’s history; the 19th President, Dr. Weymouth Spence. Dr. Spence is not only the 19th but the first black president of WAU. He became president in 2008 and continues to lead.    Dr. Spence has had …

Great Change, Right Next Door

It’s Black History Month and one of the main aspects it’s known for is showcasing the great figures of the past. It’s a time to look back at the people who changed the world from before and how they affect our future. The names we hear commonly are people like Martin Luther King Jr. and …

News Flash: WAU partnership with Montgomery College!

    Washington Adventist University is proud to announce a formal articulation agreement with Montgomery College. This means that students who graduate with an Associate of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Montgomery College can seamlessly enroll in a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication at WAU. WAU’s Communication degree has concentrations in Public Relations …

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