SHARING JOY

Michelle was excited for the gift list she made this year! She had just moved into a new apartment and she made a very organized list that was sent to everyone. Artwork, plants, a new dish set…she wanted to make sure she got everything she wanted.   In this process, Michelle started to feel anxious. …

'Gateway to Service' arch on WAU campus

He’s Calling You

Javel Walcott was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he lived with his mother, grandmother, and step-grandfather. Although he was raised in a Seventh-day Adventist home, the church did not interest him, primarily because he did not fully understand its concept at such a young age. It wasn’t until he turned ten years old …

What’s Your Dream?

Written by: Estephanie Sequeira  Bethany Sheridan is currently a junior at Washington Adventist University pursuing her dream, a degree in social work. She particularly chose to study social work for two primary reasons: First, because it was personal, some of her closest friends and family were sexually assaulted, and their stories impacted her decision. What …

Dr. Lau

The Power of Music

Dr. Daniel Lau is a concert pianist, and the current chair of the Music Department at Washington Adventist University. He is married to mezzo-soprano Kyle Engler, who teaches at McDaniel College, and has a thirteen-year old daughter named Channing. His boxer-beagle dog named Kodi, and his three cats Moxie, Creamsicle, and Luna are also a …

WAU Students Make a Difference in Annapolis, Maryland

Takoma Park, MD. (February 19, 2019) Washington Adventist University students joined 14 other independent higher learning institutions in Annapolis, Maryland, to participate in the Maryland Independent Higher Education Day. The Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA) has maintained a partnership with Maryland’s independent colleges and universities for over 230 years providing grants, aid and advocating …

Muganda announcement

Washington Adventist University Personnel Announcement Washington Adventist University congratulates Dr. Baraka Muganda, Vice President for Campus Ministries, on his retirement, effective August 1, 2018. We thank Dr. Muganda for his service to our learning community and to the Seventh-Day Adventist church.  A former president of the Tanzania Adventist College and World Youth Director of the …

Peifer announcement

Washington Adventist University Personnel Announcement Washington Adventist University announces the resignation of Vice President for Student Life, Bruce Peifer. Affectionately known across campus as “Coach”, Peifer’s lifelong commitment to Christian education has had a positive impact on students and colleagues alike.  Peifer has served the WAU community in several capacities including Athletic Director and Cross-Country …

Washington Adventist University Launches its Anna H. Wang Presidential Concert Series November 11

Takoma Park, Md. (November 8, 2017) Washington Adventist University (WAU) launches its new Anna H. Wang Presidential Concert series—Saturday, November 11—with a performance by concert pianist Awadagin Pratt, beginning at 8 p.m. at the Leroy and Lois Peters Music Center, located on the WAU campus. The concert series was initiated this year by the family …

Washington Adventist University to Present 39th G. Arthur Keough Lectureship on September 22-23

Takoma Park, MD (September 6, 2017) Washington Adventist University’s 39th G. Arthur Keough Lectureship will be presented on September 22-23 in Richards Hall Chapel on campus. This year’s Lectureship commemorates the fifth centennial of the Reformation (1517 – 2017). The featured speaker will be Aleksandar S. Santrac, D.Phil. and Ph.D., Professor of Religion and Chair of …

The Old and the New Retrospective Art Exhibition Marks Transition of WAU Honors Program to Honors College this Fall

Takoma Park, Md. (February 24, 2017) A retrospective art exhibition, “The Old and the New” will open at Washington Adventist University (WAU) on Wednesday, March 1, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m.  Both the reception and exhibition will be located in the Department of English and Modern Languages, lower level, Wilkinson Hall, 7600 …

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