Dr. Sarah Garifo joins WAU as the Director of Weis Library

Biography: An advocate for educational equity and a Maryland native, Dr. Garifo is the Director of Weis Library. Before joining Washington Adventist University, Dr. Garifo served as a librarian for the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, Prince George’s County Public Schools, and Trinity Washington University. She began her library career as a two-time Junior …

Collins Odongo Joins WAU as a Full Time Faculty Member in the Business Department

Collins Odongo has over 15 years of service with various nonprofit and international development organizations as a Project Manager and Business Development Advisor successfully implementing an economic livelihood program with various organizations like Canadian Crossroads International(CCI), Government Department, Savings, and Credit Unions(Saccos). Collins has over 6 years of teaching experience in Public Policy, Management, Decision …

Open for Service: WAU Food Pantry

Washington Adventist University (WAU) is known for its motto “Gateway to Service,” highlighting the university’s commitment to engaging and preparing students for service in and out of their communities. With Service Day once a semester, mission trips, and other available service opportunities, this aspect of the WAU lifestyle has been encouraged since its beginnings in …

30K Awarded to Theofield G. Weis Library

Washington Adventist University’s Theofield G. Weis Library was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from the American Library Association (ALA). In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries were under dire pressure due to budget cuts, closures, and other uncontrollable losses. These hardships have made it difficult for libraries to continue to serve their communities to …

Honoring the Fordhams

Dr. Henry J. Fordham III and his wife, Sharon Fordham, have been truly inspiring in their unwavering dedication to living their daily lives through Christ and undertaking His ministry to share with others. It is with a heavy heart to report that on Sunday, July 18, 2021, the Fordhams were tragically lost in a house …

Ready for You! Communication

Over the course of the past year, it’s more than an understatement to say that we have lost much. Too much. But the one thing that we have not lost is our voice. Washington Adventist University’s main task is to prepare its students for the world at large, creating competent and moral leaders. One key …

Ready for You! Religion Department

As a Seventh-day Adventist institution, Washington Adventist University readily offers Christian education to those of similar and differing faiths and denominations worldwide. WAU’s Religion Department is committed to that aim, serving as the center for Biblical teaching and discovery. Provided with the best opportunities to foster their knowledge, faith, and love of God, Religion students …

Ready for You! Pre-Law Program

Deciding to go to university is a difficult choice for many aspiring students, but it is necessary for those looking to go into law school. However, often the concern these students face is how to choose the best path towards the goal of applying to law school. Most schools do not offer a pre-law major …

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