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 …

What is Black History?

When I started writing this piece, I made a list of words that came to mind when I thought of Black history. Words like “resilience” or “persistence” were the first ones that the thought experiment evoked. I was immediately struck by the fact that so much of our history as Black people is rooted in …

W.I.S.E. Week | Spring 2021

On Monday, February 1, 2021, Washington Adventist University (WAU) opened the observance of Black History month with a Week in Spiritual Emphasis (W.I.S.E). The W.I.S.E. theme for this week is “Knowing Christ”—growing closer to Jesus Christ through our knowledge of His attributes. The first featured speaker, Justino Jorge, started W.I.S.E. week speaking on the subject …

Columbia Union Academies Participate in The Hague International Model United Nations

Beginning Monday, January 25, 2021, 14 students from Columbia Union academies will participate in The Hague International Model United Nations (THIMUN) conference, one of the oldest and largest Model United Nations (MUN) conferences in the world. The conference will run for a full week and, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be completely virtual, with …

Psychology Department Recognized High in Academic Excellence…And Continues to Grow!

College Factual recognized Washington Adventist University’s Psychology Department as one of the top 10% of programs nationally for the “Most Focused” in Psychology in 2019 and 2020. In 2021, it was ranked #8 Best Bachelor’s in Counseling and #6 Most Affordable Bachelor’s in Counseling by Bachelorsdegreecentral.org.  Washington Adventist University’s Psychology Department is renowned for its …

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