​Resources and Programs

​​Seattle Pacific is committed to being a diverse, Christ-centered community in which every member flourishes. Diversity is part of our commitment to the gospel and our mission to engage the culture and change the world. 

From diversity events to scholarships, from Multi-Ethnic Programs to intercultural groups and clubs, we are committed to a community that reflects the global community and models the body of Christ.

Whether you are just beginning to think about attending SPU, or a current student, or a faculty or staff member, we invite you to take advantage of these resources and programs. 

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Susan Okamoto Lane

Student Nia Liggins, Class of 2019 (center), and Susan Okamoto Lane, dean of Multi-Ethnic and Wellness Programs, at a Multi-Ethnic Programs event.

In Context

Sharing our stories: In Context

Watch this video about how students, faculty, and staff are sharing their stories related to race and racial reconciliation, and learning from one another, through In Context. 

Gary Ames

God created an incredibly rich and diverse world. It’s the environment of the city of Seattle in which SPU exists. If SPU is to be a factor in the Seattle community, it is important for its leadership to nurture a variety of perspectives through a more diverse student body and faculty.

Gary Ames
Gary and Barbara Ames started a foundation that funds SPU’s Ames Initiative on Diversity.