Engaging the Culture, Changing the World


Where in the World?

From Burundi to Singapore to Mexico, SPU faculty could be found in all parts of the globe in 2015.

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Students taking a selfie with the Fremont Troll in the background

Within a Mile

Seattle has several fun locations just minutes away campus. Students tell you about their favorite spots.

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Tim Hanstad

Alumnus of the Year

Tim Hanstad ’85 is co-founder of Landesa, a Seattle-based nonprofit that works to secure land rights for the world’s most impoverished.

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Program in Christian Social Entrepreneurship

The Business of Tomorrow’s Church

The new Christian Social Entrepreneurship program will equip church leaders with business and theological principals to help them pursue sustainable social change.

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Take Note


  • Def Poetry Jam Night

    This Black History Month event on Friday, February 12, is a celebration and exploration of the rich tradition of poetry in African American culture.

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  • "Spires"

    This exhibition of photographs and sculptures by SPU Art Professor Zack Bent draws from his experiences visiting forest fire land in Washington state.

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  • One Student’s Idea

    Maya Swinehart spoke with NPR-affiliate KPLU about her work with Campus Dining Services and Sodexo to give unused food to those who need it.

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  • A Perfect Retreat Location

    A leadership team was looking for a retreat venue close by, surrounded by forest, conducive to building community, and lots of open space to play their favorite outdoor activity. 

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  • Come Visit Us

    Thinking about applying to SPU? It’s not too early to plan your visit in 2016.

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  • Want to Transfer to SPU?

    Come to an open house and meet current students who recently transferred, and let the experts evaluate your transcripts.

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