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WAU School of Graduate and Professional Studies Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Washington Adventist University’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies is celebrating its 30th anniversary on April 9 with a reception in the Student Activities Center.

photo of Washington Adventist University signThe SGPS program started with 35 working adults seeking undergraduate degrees.

This program now offers 11 accelerated undergraduate degree programs and eight graduate degree programs.

According to a press release, the event is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will include a tribute to Gladstone Gurubatha, founder of the first adult evening program when the university was known as Columbia Union College, and celebrations of past, present and future.

The press release adds that Gurubatham is one of the longest-serving faculty members at Washington Adventist University, and he continues to educate both graduate and undergraduate students at the university as a professor of psychology.

For more information about the anniversary reception or SGPS, call 301-891-4092 or email ncurrier@wau.edu.


Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at Abarros@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.


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