Changes coming to the office of Integrated Marketing & Communications

  Takoma Park, MD | December 13, 2021   Dear WAU Learning Community:   I am informing you that Vice President Richard Castillo has accepted a call to serve the Potomac Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Please join me in congratulating him on this new opportunity for him and his family. This is an exciting time for them. …

WAU students meet with Belgian Embassy Staff and attend National Model United Nations Conference

WAU students meet with Belgian Embassy Staff and attend National Model United Nations Conference. Washington, DC – This past weekend a group of students from the WAU Honors College participated in the National Model United Nations (NMUNDC) conference just outside Washington, DC. The WAU team represented Belgium and discussed and debated issues in 5 different …

Great News for WAU Nursing Program!

On November 12, 2021, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education formally notified our WAU President, Dr. Weymouth Spence, and the Director for our WAU Nursing Program, Dr. Tijuanna Griffin that in its October 12-15, 2021 meeting – an accreditation action was taken to grant maximum 10-year reaccreditation to both the baccalaureate degree program in nursing …

Fall Semester 2021 Highlights

TAKOMA PARK, MD — Washington Adventist University’s campus and classrooms came back to life this Fall 2021 semester. Our students returned to campus after more than a year of studying virtually. Although we are proud of the effort made by our faculty, staff, and students during the pandemic, we have been extremely ready to see …

Fall 2021 Week In Spiritual Emphasis

Each semester Washington Adventist University presents its “Week In Spiritual Emphasis,” or WISE Week. The week could be generalized into a week of prayer but truly aims to bring greater enlightenment to our campus community.   This year the Center for Student Life invited well-known speaker Pastor Victor Bartley to present for the week. His …

8th Annual Visionaries Gala

Washington Adventist Universities 8th Annual Visionaries Gala took place on Sunday, September 19th, 2021. It was held at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. Around 225 guests arrived to take part in this annual fundraising event.   The evening began with a reception serenaded by a quartet from WAU’s Music Department. Screens around the …

Religion Department Renaming Ceremony

On a sunny Sabbath afternoon, below the pillars of H.M.S. Richard’s building, a group gathered to honor the lives of Henry and Sharon Fordham in a department naming ceremony. A framed portrait stood symbolically at the base of the historic steps. After the Fordham’s tragic loss, Washington Adventist University decided to name their Religion Department …

Dedication Weekend

This upcoming weekend, September 17th – 19th, will be a momentous occasion dedicated to honoring our students, faculty and staff, alumni, and valuable board members, sponsors, donors, and friends of Washington Adventist University. We will have four distinguished events for this Dedication Weekend: the Board of Trustees Meeting, a Sabbath Dedication, the Henry & Sharon …

Fall 2021 Opening Convocation

Washington Adventist University’s Opening Convocation ceremony on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, was the official start to the 2021-22 academic year and a renewed excitement for the resume of campus learning and activities. Since 2019, where we transitioned to streaming convocation online, we return to continue our weekly convocation programs in the Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church. …

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