News

News

What’s happening at SPU? This is where you’ll find the latest news about research, events, activities, achievements, and milestones in the life of SPU and its people.



  • Falcons at Home

    Oct 18, 2017

    The men’s and women’s soccer teams and the women’s volleyball team play home games this week.  

  • College to Career

    Oct 16, 2017

    Whatever your dream career might be, SPU professors, mentors, and faculty advisors will help you develop a personalized plan for how to get there. See all the resources available.

  • Family and Consumer Sciences

    Oct 14, 2017

    This department offers the only comprehensive Christian program in the Pacific Northwest with partnerships with the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (Interior Design) in Los Angeles.

  • Honorary Degree to Prime Minister of Qatar

    Oct 12, 2017

    Seattle Pacific has honored His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani, the prime minister of Qatar and the minister of the interior, with an honorary doctor of laws degree. "For his leadership of Qatar, his commitment to education, and his pride in attending Seattle Pacific University, we are proud to honor him with this honorary degree," said President Daniel J. Martin.

  • Falcon Soccer at Home

    Oct 10, 2017

    The women’s soccer team faces Central Washington University at 7 p.m. in Interbay Stadium on Thursday, October 12.

  • Thinking of Transferring?

    Oct 3, 2017

    If you’ve completed college coursework after high school, come get your questions answered about the transfer experience at an open house just for you.

  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology

    Oct 2, 2017

    The master’s and doctoral programs will help you become a scholar-leader and an instrument of change through research, character development, and practice.

  • Falcon Night for Prospective Students

    Sep 29, 2017

    High school seniors and transfer students are invited to spend the night on campus, connect with other students in the residence halls, and visit a class of your choice.

  • Considering Seminary?

    Sep 27, 2017

    Seattle Pacific Seminary’s “Discernment Weekend” is for those considering graduate degrees in theology.

  • Day of Community Service

    Sep 22, 2017

    New students, faculty, and staff will volunteer at more than 25 community service organizations in Seattle on Saturday, September 23.

Dr. Christopher Jones and a young patient

Holistic Health Care in the Rainier Valley

Dr. Christopher Jones ’94 hopes the families in his medical practice never need to ask: “Is my kid sick enough that I should pay for a doctor’s visit?” Medical director of HopeCentral, a nonprofit health center, he and his team have adapted the concept of concierge medicine to a diverse Seattle neighborhood.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Leland Saunders

What Makes Us Moral?

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Leland Saunders earned a $10,100 Graves Award in Humanities for his research project, “The Structure of Moral Judgement: Philosophical Perspectives.” His research responds to recent arguments that human beings’ concepts of morality are just a quirk of evolution and don't connect to anything deeper.

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