Give to Washington Adventist University online!!

We’re happy to offer you a more convenient way to donate to the University before the end of the year (tax deductible). Just click on the “Donate” button, choose the category you would like to support and save yourself time and postage. You can donate instantly online!

A Week Spent Knowing, Learning, and Sharing Good Health

Student Life and Retention held WAU Health and Wellness Week in the Wilkinson Hall Lobby from November 15-18. TheIMG_5020_edited four-day event gave students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to become aware of their health through various tests, information videos, and discussions with event staff.

Register in advance for Spring 2011, win an iPod Touch!!

And the winners are… To date, just over 400 returning traditional (non-SGPS) students have completed the registration process for the Spring semester! As promised, three 32GB iPod Touch devices were given away on December 8 at a drawing in the Dining Hall. Congratulations to the lucky winners: Frances OgbankwaStefani AriyatillakaOlha Ejedoghaobi If you have not …

Demolition Has Begun!

IMG_3887-1 Making way for the Virginia Gene Rittenhouse Music Center, opening Fall 2011, demolition began on the old Music Building on Tuesday, October 19, 2010.

Senior Vice President Joins Administrative Team

LtColAndersonThumb1 Following recent organizational restructuring, Gerald L. Anderson, MGA, CPHIMS, PMP, has joined WAU’s administrative team as Senior Vice President for Operations.

Anderson is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of GRA Associates, LLC., a consulting firm offering services in Business Management, Healthcare Administration, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, and Organizational Assessment.

Enrollment Highest in 20 Years


The 2010-11 Fall enrollment numbers are in, and the news is more than good. WAU is experiencing enrollment not seen since 1990 with a headcount of 1,298. This is a 10.2% increase over 2009’s enrollment of 1,178. “This is a significant milestone for WAU,” says William Jackson, Vice President for Marketing & Recruiting. “Not only are our programs attracting incoming freshmen, but also transfer students from other institutions. Additionally we are retaining our own students at a better rate. It has taken a team effort with recruiting by Enrollment Management, faculty and staff, along with a campus wide emphasis on retention.”

Summer Programs Offer Best of Nation’s Capital

alco_drugs_thumbEach summer WAU offers unique programs for rising freshmen, high school seniors, and any college student who wants to explore the nation’s capital during an accelerated summer session. 

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