Revolutionary Appointment at WAU

  “Women are a minority in the theological world and religious clerical profession. I don’t function as a minority, though,” says Dr. Olive Hemmings, newly appointed Chair of the Religion Department at Washington Adventist University.  Dr. Hemmings joined the faculty of WAU in 2002. Just before that, she was finishing her Ph.D. at Claremont Graduate …

Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration at WAU

June 20, 2022 marked the inaugural Juneteenth celebration at Washington Adventist University (WAU). At President Weymouth Spence and the administration’s request in June 2021, plans came together under the collaborative efforts of the university’s Social Committee—chaired by Lloyd Yutuc—and VP Ralph Johnson with Student Life to celebrate Juneteenth at WAU. For many communities, Juneteenth has …

WAU Registrar Receives Award

At the recently held Chesapeake and Potomac Conference Association for Registrars and Admissions Officers (CAPACRAO) conference, Dr. Reginald Garcon was given an award for his service to the professional organization as well as his efforts serving as Vice-President of Programming. The award he received was the Ace of Creative Initiative for his programming initiatives for …

WAU Faculty String Quartet and Soprano Ana Aguilar Perform at the Healthcare Council’s 75th Anniversary Gala

  The WAU Faculty String Quartet and Soprano Ana Aguilar (‘22) was asked to perform at the Healthcare Council’s 75th Anniversary Gala held at the Bethesda North Marriott recently.  This event featured the awarding of the Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Francis Collins, Past Director of the National Institutes of Health and current science advisor …

WAU ATHLETICS SUMMER YOUTH CAMPS ARE BACK FOR 2022

Washington Adventist University is excited to host youth camps on campus this summer. See below for the camp dates and registration information.   Youth Summer Soccer Camps June 20-24 June 27-July 1 July 11-15 Half-Day: 9:00 AM-Noon $175 Full-Day: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM $250 Location: Washington Adventist University Soccer Field, 7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, MD  Registration: Email Coach Ele Margelos at emargelo@wau.edu …

WASHINGTON ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY ENTERS INTO AGREEMENT WITH CAPITOL TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY

In the interest of expanding 21st century career relevant learning opportunities to our students—we are pleased to announce that Washington Adventist University (WAU) and Capitol Technology University (Capitol Tech) have now signed a memorandum of understanding. This agreement formally documents their shared intent of academic cooperation through the development of learning opportunities that build on …

WAU SENDS MORE THAN 200 COMPETENT MORAL LEADERS INTO THE WORKPLACE

The graduating class of 2022 for Washington Adventist University (WAU) was encouraged to “never give up” by the commencement speaker, Dr. Dave Weigly, President, Columbia Union Conference and Chair, Board of Trustees, WAU at its recently concluded Commencement held on May 1, 2022, under the theme “Victorious” on the campus commons.  In his address entitled …

Gateway to Service arch

WAU PROVIDES FIXED TUITION FOR COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE CONSTITUENTS

The Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee at its March 2022 meeting, approved the Columbia Union Strategic Plan.  The following are the five priorities of the strategic plan: Spiritual Revival Mission Engagement Leadership Development Education Community Engagement   Washington Adventist University (WAU) is continuing to be a strong partner in the Mission and strategic initiatives of …

BECKY BARKER FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (FYE) COORDINATOR RETIRING AFTER 12 YEARS OF SERVICE TO WAU

Becky Barker, the First Year Experience Coordinator at Washington Adventist University will be retiring on May 12, 2022. After 12 years of service, Becky would like to expand her reach and knowledge of service beyond the walls of WAU. She has touched the lives of past and present, students and staff.  Barker became familiar with …

WAU Alum Facilitates “Paint and Heal” Class

Recently former WAU Chaplain and alum Pastor Regina Johnson facilitated a class she developed called “Paint and Heal.” The class was created for women where the focus is character development, creative exploration, emotional freedom, self-love, and self-awareness. The theme, “It’s Me for Me” centered around reminding the ladies that they are enough in whatever season …

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