Commencement Weekend 2021: Persist Until Success Happens

From May 1st – 3rd, this Commencement Weekend celebrated the many achievements and successes of our Washington Adventist University students. It was the first Commencement, since 1904, to be held on campus, on the WAU Commons. From the outstanding turnout this past Sunday, despite COVID-19 restrictions, we can expect future ceremonies to remain in-house on …

Ready for You – Department of Biology and Chemistry

Washington Adventist University’s (WAU) Department of Biology and Chemistry is a program that encourages the academic, professional, and integral growth of its students. Under the direction of its chair, Dr. Samuel Perez, the department continues to serve the best interests of the students, to support each student in taking the steps necessary to accomplish their …

Nearly 1000 Vaccinated at Washington Adventist University Campus Site

This past Sunday, April 11, 2021, in partnership with Safeway Pharmacies, the Audelia Community Response team, Delegate Lorig Charkoudian’s office, and the City of Takoma Park, Washington Adventist University (WAU) hosted outdoor immunization centers at the Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church parking lot, located on Greenwood Ave. One thousand Pfizer first dose vaccines were to be …

WAU International Students Celebrate Their Diverse Cultures

On Sunday, April 4, 2021, Washington Adventist University’s international students and staff presented a plethora of colorful performances of songs, poems, dances, food and recipes, music, rituals, and ceremonies from around the world. The title of the virtual event was Celebrating Our Cultures and Empowering Our Communities, which was organized by the Office of the …

WAU Nursing Hits National Accreditation Milestone

Congratulations to Dr. Kisunzu, Dr. Griffin in addition to the entire faculty, staff, and students of the Nursing Program! On Friday, April 5, 2021, the CCNE visiting evaluation team reported at its exit interview that the Nursing program has met all the standards for national accreditation. Although the evaluation process continues, please join me in congratulating our nursing leaders, faculty, staff, students, and the entire supporting units for …

Service Day 2021: Connecting the Campus to the Community

Service Day is when the campus comes together and volunteers services to the community. This day is linked to the principal goal of Washington Adventist University (WAU), which is being the “Gateway to Service.” On this campus, volunteering service is an extension of the classroom, bringing students into the surrounding communities to experience giving to …

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