The First Virtual Constituency Session 2021

Friday, May 21st, marked the 2021 Washington Adventist University Constituency Session—the first constituency session to be held virtually. Promptly at 12:30 pm, the delegates were greeted by Dr. Dave Weigley, Chairman of the Constituency Committee and President of the Columbian Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.  Pastor Don McFarlane, the Interim Senior Pastor from Sligo Seventh-day …

OASIS BERCO: Team Pod Installed on WAU Campus

If you walk into Wilkinson Hall on Washington Adventist University’s campus, you will immediately be greeted with a new installment called the Oasis Linear. This fascinating glass pod with two comfortable chairs and a “right-sized” table is placed right in Wilkinson’s lobby. There is something about this pod that has an aura of peace, and …

Athletics Director, Patrick E. Crarey II,  Announces Transition

Takoma Park, Md. –  and Head Men’s Basketball Coach has announced today that he has taken a full-time position as Head Men’s Basketball Coach & Assistant Athletics Director at St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. Crarey has been the most successful head coach in Washington Adventist University history to date. In 2014 he guided the …

Commencement Weekend 2021: Persist Until Success Happens

From May 1st – 3rd, this Commencement Weekend celebrated the many achievements and successes of our Washington Adventist University students. It was the first Commencement, since 1904, to be held on campus, on the WAU Commons. From the outstanding turnout this past Sunday, despite COVID-19 restrictions, we can expect future ceremonies to remain in-house on …

Ready for You – Department of Biology and Chemistry

Washington Adventist University’s (WAU) Department of Biology and Chemistry is a program that encourages the academic, professional, and integral growth of its students. Under the direction of its chair, Dr. Samuel Perez, the department continues to serve the best interests of the students, to support each student in taking the steps necessary to accomplish their …

Nearly 1000 Vaccinated at Washington Adventist University Campus Site

This past Sunday, April 11, 2021, in partnership with Safeway Pharmacies, the Audelia Community Response team, Delegate Lorig Charkoudian’s office, and the City of Takoma Park, Washington Adventist University (WAU) hosted outdoor immunization centers at the Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church parking lot, located on Greenwood Ave. One thousand Pfizer first dose vaccines were to be …

WAU International Students Celebrate Their Diverse Cultures

On Sunday, April 4, 2021, Washington Adventist University’s international students and staff presented a plethora of colorful performances of songs, poems, dances, food and recipes, music, rituals, and ceremonies from around the world. The title of the virtual event was Celebrating Our Cultures and Empowering Our Communities, which was organized by the Office of the …

A Mother’s Strength

Lotara “Tara” Smith—a Washington Adventist University (WAU) alumna, a former member of the Acro-Airs team, and a dedicated mother—began her educational journey at Montgomery College in Takoma Park, MD. After completing her requirements at the community college, the Holy Spirit prompted her to continue her academic journey at WAU. In the beginning, she was anxious …

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