WAU Global Thinkers Making a Difference Locally and Globally: Arnaldo Rodrigues

Arnaldo Rodrigues is a native of The Republic of Cape Verde, an island country in the Central Atlantic Ocean.  He came to Washington Adventist University in 2015 and graduated in 2017 with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Today, Arnaldo is working in the professional field he had decided from the very beginning, which is …

For Such a Time as This: The Story of Patricia Stamper

Born in California and raised by foster parents, Patricia Stamper is a community advocate and alumna of Washington Adventist University (Class of 2009). Stamper gives credit to her Adventist foster parents for helping her become the woman that she is today—a woman who cares deeply for others, who is service-oriented, and who advocates for the least …

Key to Success: Adrian Thornhill, Class of 2013

Adrian Thornhill graduated from Washington Adventist University (WAU) in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Accounting and Finance. Since then, he has become a leading financial analyst for Boeing, which is the world’s leading aerospace company. Thanks to WAU’s location, networking, educational opportunities, and available mentorships, Thornhill has built a successful career that continues to progress. …

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 …

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 …

A NEW DAY

Today, January 20th, 2021, the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris took place, and history was made. Though we all couldn’t come together in-person, WAU students, faculty, and staff united to watch this momentous occasion via Zoom. The new leadership that was sealed today, we pray that it continues for a better …

MLK Jr. Commemoration

January 18th marked the annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Jr.) this year. Washington Adventist University’s Center of Student Life and Athletic Department sponsored an MLK Jr. Commemoration event, the virtual program taking place over Zoom. Given the pandemic, the annual MLK Jr. Prayer Breakfast could not be held because of social …

First Convocation of Spring 2021

At 11:15 a.m., on January 13,  the second Wednesday of 2021, Washington Adventist University aired their Spring Opening Convocation ceremony to both new and returning faculty, staff, and students. President Weymouth Spence welcomed the attendees, those in person and on the live stream, and thanked those who played a role in the university’s recruitment and …

Just In Case You Missed It: WAU Christmas Concert

    This past Friday, December 18, 2020, Washington Adventist University (WAU), in conjunction with Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church, held their annual Christmas Concert. It was the first WAU Christmas Concert to be completely virtual, live-streamed on multiple platforms like Sligo Church’s Livestream and Youtube. As we prepare for the Christmas season, further enrich your experience …

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