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WAU Family Fun Festival Postponed Due to Weather

Takoma Park, Md. (April 13, 2018)—Due to a forecast for dangerous thunderstorms on Sunday, April 15, Washington Adventist University’s annual Family Fun Festival has been postponed. Alumni & Parents Weekend activities on Friday and Saturday will take place as scheduled. The new date for the Family Fun Festival is Sunday, September 9. The event will…

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WAU Mourns the Passing of Alumnus Farid Srour

Takoma Park, MD (March 14, 2018) It is with great sadness that the faculty, staff, students and alumni of Washington Adventist University (WAU) offer condolences to the family and friends of alumnus Farid Srour, who passed peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, March 4, 2018. He was 100 years old. Rising from modest beginnings in…

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WAU Initiates New Customer Service Focus

Takoma Park, MD (January 25, 2018) Washington Adventist University is always seeking new and innovative ways to inspire .excellence in its faculty, staff, and students. On December 7, 2017,  the Human Resources department held first of several customer service workshops in the Morrison Hall chapel. The workshop, entitled “Delivering Outstanding Customer Service,” was facilitated by Jeannie…

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Visionary Honoree Shares Faith Story

Takoma Park, MD (January 25, 2018)  Washington Adventist University welcomed back Mark Moore, author of A Stroke of Faith: A Stroke Survivor’s Story of a Second Chance at Living a Life of Significance, to speak at Wednesday’s weekly convocation. He was joined by his wife, Brenda.   Moore shared his story of suffering two strokes…

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Washington Adventist University Student Presented at the United Nations General Assembly Recently

Takoma Park, MD (September 29, 2017)  Washington Adventist University’s Marie-Claire Kaberamanzi, a second-year nursing major, presented at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, September 20. The event, “Financing the Future: Education 2030,” focused on the education crisis currently affecting 260 million youth who are not receiving an instruction. Kaberamanzi spoke during the session on…

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Washington Adventist University to Present 39th G. Arthur Keough Lectureship on September 22-23

Takoma Park, MD (September 6, 2017) Washington Adventist University’s 39th G. Arthur Keough Lectureship will be presented on September 22-23 in Richards Hall Chapel on campus. This year’s Lectureship commemorates the fifth centennial of the Reformation (1517 – 2017). The featured speaker will be Aleksandar S. Santrac, D.Phil. and Ph.D., Professor of Religion and Chair of…

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Washington Adventist University Gains Approvals To Offer New Bachelor of Music Therapy Degree First institution in Maryland to offer the degree

Takoma Park, MD (August 8, 2017) Washington Adventist University (WAU) has been approved to implement a new Bachelor of Music Therapy degree program. WAU is the first institution in the State of Maryland and currently the only Seventh-day Adventist institution in North America to offer this degree. “We are thrilled beyond measure to be gaining this…

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Washington Adventist University Mourns the Passing of Long-time Nursing Professor Carolyn Braudaway

Takoma Park, MD (August 8, 2017) Washington Adventist University (WAU) is mourning the passing of Carolyn Braudaway, a former professor of psychiatric nursing who taught for 20 years at the institution when it was known as Columbia Union College. Upon her retirement in 2006, Broadaway was recognized with the prestigious Zapara Award for Excellence in teaching,…

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Washington Adventist University’s WGTS 91.9 Radio Listeners, Express Appreciation and Support for the U.S. Capitol Police

Takoma Park, MD (June 22, 2017) Washington Adventist University’s WGTS 91.9 radio listeners recently signed a large card created by the station to express support for the U.S. Capitol Police, following last week’s shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, where five people were injured. The card, “The WGTS 91.9 Family is Praying for You,” was signed by hundreds…

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