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WAU Combines Student Life & Ministry While Enriching Sligo Church Partnership

[Takoma Park, MD, May 21, 2019] Washington Adventist University is moving towards a new business model that prioritizes student success. As part of this updated model, the university will be reforming the structure of the separate departments of Student Life and Ministry into one coalesced department called, “The Center for Student Life.” With this restructuring, …

WAU Responds for COVID-19 Threat

Washington Adventist University Responds to COVID-19   [Takoma Park, MD, March 3, 2019—-] With the continued spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 causing concern around the world and here at home, Washington Adventist University is taking preliminary steps to ensure the continued safety and health of our student body and campus community. WAU is launching …

Washington Adventist University and Howard Community College Sign Agreement to Help Music Students Earn Their Bachelor’s Degree

Photo: (from l. to r.) Dr. Daniel Lau, WAU Associate Professor of Music; Dr. Patrick Williams, Dean, WAU School of Arts and Social Sciences; Dr. James Bingham, Chair, WAU Department of Music; Dr. Hsien-Ann Meng, Chair, HCC Music Department; Dr. Jean Svacina, Vice President, HCC Academic Affairs; Dr. Weymouth Spence, WAU President; Dr. Cheryl Kisunzu, …

Washington Adventist University’s WGTS 91.9 Teams up with Compassion International

Takoma Park, Md. (February 17, 2017) Washington Adventist University’s WGTS 91.9 FM radio station recently teamed up with Compassion International to host a Day of Compassion event. For two days, the station spotlighted the stories of children who are growing up in poor areas of the world, and it gave listeners the opportunity to help …

Two WAU Nursing Professors to Receive Recognition for their Work

Takoma Park, Md. (February 14, 2017) Two nursing professors at Washington Adventist University will be recognized for their work in the coming weeks and months. Bonnie Franckowiak, DNP, has been invited to present a poster at the American Association of Collegiate Nursing (AACN) Conference later this month in Atlanta, Georgia. Basava Jitta, MSN, will receive …

WAU Mourns the Passing of Former President And Alumnus George Hillry Akers

Takoma Park, Md. (February 14, 2017) Washington Adventist University (WAU) is mourning the recent passing of a former president and alumnus, George Hillry Akers, Ph.D. Akers was president of his class when he graduated from the university (then known as Columbia Union College) in 1947. He later returned to serve as president of his alma …

Washington Adventist University’s WGTS 91.9 Radio Teams Up with Salvation Army Angel Tree Project

Takoma Park, Md. (December 16, 2017) Listeners to Washington Adventist University’s WGTS 91.9 radio station are helping underprivileged children by contributing to the Salvation Army Angel Tree Project.    Morning show hosts Jerry and Blanca anchored a live broadcast from Potomac Mills Mall in Virginia that featured interviews with Salvation Army leaders and client families …

Washington Adventist University To Launch New Honors College in Fall 2017

Takoma Park, Md. (November 16, 2016) An Honors College will be launched next year at Washington Adventist University (WAU) to further enhance its academic offerings and move the university another step closer to achieving the Vision 2020 – Growing with Excellence plan that seeks to attain excellence at all levels of the institution. This will …

WGTS 91.9 FM – Press Release

WGTS 91.9 Has Successful Spring Fundraiser (WASHINGTON) –WGTS 91.9 listeners stepped up in a big way to support the station during its Spring Fundraiser. Over 2,700 listeners gave over $1.1 million dollars for the station’s operating budget during the just concluded five day event.  The theme of this year’s event was “Prayer Equals Hope.” Hundreds …

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