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 …

WAU to use $800K in CARES Act Funding to Support Students

Washington Adventist University will use $800,000 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 …

Student Volunteers with Donations

ABOVE AND BEYOND

The COVID-19 Pandemic came as a shock to the world, including many students at WAU. Some students could not go home and had to stay on campus till this very day. Staying on campus can be hard, as many students are non-essential employees and need help with meals and support as they are not with …

High perspective looking down Flower Ave at Sligo Church and WAU beyond.

WAU Combines Student Life & Ministry While Enriching Sligo Church Partnership

[Takoma Park, MD, May 21, 2019] Washington Adventist University is moving towards a new business model that prioritizes student success. As part of this updated model, the university will be reforming the structure of the separate departments of Student Life and Ministry into one coalesced department called, “The Center for Student Life.” With this restructuring, …

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 …

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 …

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