Graduate Nursing Programs - Open House

August 11, 2014
6 to 8 p.m.
Student Activity Center
Building 5, next to the Gymnasium

Washington Adventist University
7600 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

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Washington Adventist University’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies is hosting an evening open house on August 11 for nurses and other healthcare professionals who are interested in pursuing graduate degrees. The open house will feature information about the university’s Master of Science degrees in nursing education and nursing and business leadership, along with the school’s Master of Arts degree in healthcare administration.

Information tables will be set up for the duration of the evening, and faculty and staff will be on hand to answer questions.

Agenda

  • Registration and Refreshments (6:00-6:15 p.m.)
  • Welcome and Overview of Graduate Healthcare Programs -- Dr. Karen Marshall, Dean of the School of Health Professions, Science, and Wellness (6:15-6:30 p.m.)
  • Gateway to WAU: Navigating the Admissions Process – Carol Cogen, Program Coordinator (6:30-7:00 p.m.)
  • Need Help? Financial Aid 101 -- Devie Phipps, Student Support Services Manager (7:00-7:30)
  • Break-Out Sessions
    • • Money, Money, Money: Funds to Help Graduate Nursing Students: 
      Sophia Boswell, Administrative Grants Specialist - Room 216, Health Sciences Building (7:30-8:00 p.m.)
    • • Exiting the Gateway:  Workforce Readiness for Graduate Healthcare Administration Students
      Kwanza Graham, Senior Recruiter, American Institute for Research; Richard Wolfe, Adjunct Professor, Washington Adventist University; and Alan Weisman, FACHE, Administrator, Children’s National Health System (retired) and President, American College of Healthcare Executives, Maryland Chapter, Panel Discussion - Student Activity Center (7:30-8:00 p.m.)

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Graduation Events

Department of English and Modern Languages
Senior Seminar (Business casual attire)
Friday, May 1, 1:00-3:00pm
Richards Hall Chapel
Light refreshments served

WAU Honors Program
Senior Dedication (Business attire)
Friday, May 1, 5:00- 6:30pm
Sligo Church Atrium
Refreshments served

Department of Education
Teacher Dedication Ceremony (Business casual)
Saturday, May 2, 3:30 -5:00pm
Student Activity Center
Reception to follow

Department of Religion
Senior Dedication
Saturday, May 2, 4:00-6:00pm
Richards Hall Chapel
Reception follows

Office of Alumni Relations
Alumni Association Induction Ceremony
Friday, May 1, 6:00 pm
Morrison Hall Chapel
Reception to follow

Respiratory Care
Pinning Ceremony
Saturday, May 2, 6:00pm
Halcyon Hall Worship Room

Graduation Appointments (2)

DATE TIME PLACE ACTIVITY
Tues-Thurs
April 30-May 2
9:00 a.m. -
6:30 p.m.
Bookstore
301-891-4096
Pick up Cap & Gown. Apparel must be picked up by Thursday, May 2.
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Thursday
May 2
7:00 p.m. Sligo Church Graduation Rehearsal and Class Business. This is the only time that you will be able to pick up your blue card for graduation.
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Friday
May 3
7:30 p.m. Sligo Church In front of Memorial Chapel (lower level Line up for the processional. Wear cap and gown.
8:00 p.m. Sligo Church

CONSECRATION
Wear cap and gown.

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Saturday
May 4
10:45 a.m. Sligo Church In front of Memorial Chapel Line up for the processional. Wear cap and gown.
11:15 a.m. Sligo Church BACCALAUREATE
Wear cap and gown.
6:30 p.m. -
8:30 p.m.
Votaw House President’s Reception for graduates and families, faculty & staff to be held in the President’s home.
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Sunday
May 5
8:30 a.m. DAR Constitution Hall Class Picture.
Enter DAR through C Street entrance. Wear cap and gown. Weather will determine location for picture. Graduates will be directed there.
9:30 a.m. (C Street entrance)
(Visitors – 18th Street entrance
Remain on steps in front of DAR Line up for the processional. Wear cap and gown.
10:00 a.m. COMMENCEMENT
Wear cap and gown.
for 1 hour after Commencement Pick up diplomas. December 2012 and May 2013 graduates who have blue cards may pick up diplomas in the lobby of DAR.

Graduation Appointments

Graduation Weekend 2015

Participants Schedule

Day/Service

Date

Processional Start Time
(Arrival Time)

Location

Thursday
Rehearsal

04/30/15

7:15pm (6:30pm)

Sligo SDA Church (Sanctuary) 7700 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Friday
Consecration Service

05/01/15

8:00pm-9:30pm (7:30pm)

Sligo SDA Church (Sanctuary) 7700 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Sabbath
Baccalaureate Service

05/02/15

11:15am-1:00pm (10am)

Sligo SDA Church (Sanctuary) 7700 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Sunday
Commencement Service

05/03/15

10:00am-12:30pm
(Those who are working may arrive as early as 6:30am) BADGES ARE REQUIRED. Pick up at “Will Call” booth in main lobby.
Graduates arrive at 8:30am for class photo.

The Show Place Arena, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Main Arena

 

All participants are expected at Rehearsal on Thursday, 04/30 at 6:30pm

Ushers (for Commencement):
Please wear black and white attire only. Dresses and skirts should not be form fitting (tight). Pants are appropriate for the female. Low heel shoes are are advised. Males may wear dark suits or black slacks and white shirt with tie.

Color Guards:
Please dress in comfortable shoes (no sneakers please) black and white attire please.

Graduates:

Arrival time for all graduates is 8:30 am to have the class picture taken. Immediately following the picture, all graduates meet in the North Corridor of the arena to line up for the processional.

Cap & Gowns Order

Washington Adventist University Bookstore

Commencement 2015

NEW: Cap and Gown online order for home deliver. Deadline to order Cap and Gown online is March 16, 2015 Caps & Gowns
Personalized Announcements
College Rings
Diploma Frames
Order your Cap/Gown at the
Bookstore. Deadline Mar. 16 2015.
$25,00 Late fee after March 16th

Package #1 - Economy

Associates $ 148.57
Bachelor $ 158.57
Master $:166.57

Package #2 - Standard

Associates $ 208.27
Bachelor $ 218.27
Master $ 226.27

Package #3 - Premium

Associates $ 245.62
Bachelor $ 255.62
Master $ 263.62

25 Announcements
Cap, Gown, Tassel and Hood
25 Personalized Announcements
25 Envelope Seals
25 Tissue Inserts
60 Return Address Labels
Cap, Gown, Tassel & Hood
25 Personalized Announcements
25 Envelope Seals
1Traditional Appreciation Gift
1 Announcement Cover
25 Tissue Inserts
60 Return Labels
Cap, Gown, Tassel & Hood
WHAT TO ORDER? HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? WHEN & WHERE DO I GET IT?
ORDER ONLINE AT: WWW.HERFFJONES.COM/COLLEGE/GRADUATION
(Please add 6.0% sales tax for each item ordered; in addition, include 115.99 shipping for one or more items. No P. 0. Box WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR SHIPPING ADDRESS

ALL ITEMS PAYABLE TO BOOKSTORE

Personalized Announcements $68.57 per 25 Delivery in 3-4 weeks of your order to your home address
  $13.35 (per additional 5 announcements)
   
Tissue Inserts
to your home address
$19,64  
     
Keepsake Announcement Cover $16.14  
   
Appreciation Gifts    
Traditional (certificate) $21.21  
Premium (certificate with cover) $28.28  
   
Envelope Seals
to your home address
$20.42  
   

Return Address Labels (set of 60)
to your home address

$19.64  
   
Cap/Gown —Deadline to order online is March 16, 2015
Associates Keeper Unit/ w black tassel
$80.00  
Bachelor Keeper Unit/w black tassel $90.00  
Master Keeper Unit/w black tassel $98.00  
   
Souvenir Tassel $8.57  

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