Adventist University of West Africa

Adventist University of West Africa is a private Christian co-educational school owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Liberia. The university is located in Monrovia, Liberia.

Adventist University of West Africa
TypePrivate
Established2003
AffiliationSeventh-day Adventist Church
PresidentDr. Emmanuel GM Kollie, PhD
Location, ,
6°18′33″N 10°48′01″W / 6.3093°N 10.8003°W / 6.3093; -10.8003Coordinates: 6°18′33″N 10°48′01″W / 6.3093°N 10.8003°W / 6.3093; -10.8003
Government Approved2013
Websitewww.auwa.edu.lr
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It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system.[1][2][3][4]

HistoryEdit

The Adventists University of West Africa's Nursing School began classes in 2011 on the campus of Adventist High School.[5] In 2012, ground was broken on the permanent site,[6] the first student elections were held,[7] and the nursing school moved into its permanent location.[5] In 2018, the university's fourth class graduated, with the graduation's keynote speaker being Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor.[8] 2019 the nursing school was accredited by the Liberia Board of Nursing and Midwifery.[9]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Opinion/2010/1115/For-real-education-reform-take-a-cue-from-the-Adventists"the second largest Christian school system in the world has been steadily outperforming the national average – across all demographics."
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-03-23. Retrieved 2016-03-31.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Department of Education, Seventh-day Adventist Church". Archived from the original on 2017-10-17. Retrieved 2010-06-18.
  4. ^ Rogers, Wendi; Kellner, Mark A. (1 April 2003). "World Church: A Closer Look at Higher Education". Adventist News Network. Archived from the original on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2010-06-19.
  5. ^ a b "Adventist University of West Africa, Monrovia, Liberia, College of Nursing". Loma Linda University. Retrieved 2020-03-17.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ George, Emmanuel Gamoe Kla. "Adventist Church breaks ground on its first university in Liberia". news.adventist.org. Retrieved 2020-03-18.
  7. ^ Newa, Mark B. (2012-11-07). "Liberia: AUWA Holds First Students Election - Inducts New Leadership Soon". All Africa. Retrieved 2020-03-17.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ Foyofayiah, Jackson P. (2018-07-27). "Never You Give Up – Vice President Howard-Taylor Tells Adventist University Graduates". The Monrovia Times. Retrieved 2020-03-18.
  9. ^ Sendolo, Joaquin M. (2019-03-13). "Liberia: Nursing Board Qualifies Several Teaching Institutions". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 2020-03-18.