Skip site navigation and jump to page content

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.



  • Shannon Escarra

    Gymnasts at National Meet

    Apr 8, 2015

    The Falcons head to Philadelphia for the USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate Championships this week.

  • Keith Alexander

    Cybersecurity Expert Comes to SPU

    Apr 7, 2015

    The former head of the National Security Agency, retired four-star Army General Keith Alexander, comes to campus on April 9.

  • Fosket

    A Music Degree

    Apr 6, 2015

    Music majors can choose from a variety of careers, including church musician, composer, ethnomusicologist, and more.

  • Kindergartners Go to College Day

    Not a Typical College Visit

    Apr 4, 2015

    Learn about the School of Education’s elementary school visit program.

  • Stained Glass Cross

    Good Friday Service

    Apr 3, 2015

    The SPU community will gather in First Free Methodist Church at 12:30 p.m. today. The service is open to the public.

  • Bible

    New Lectio Series Begins

    Apr 3, 2015

    The Book of Romans is the subject for the next series of SPU’s online guided Bible reading. Read or listen online.

  • Autism Awareness

    “Light It Up Blue”

    Apr 2, 2015

    Demaray Hall joins other iconic buildings for World Autism Awareness Day on April 2.

  • Salamanca, Spain

    Study Abroad Programs

    Apr 1, 2015

    Students travel around the world, bringing their studies to life and experiencing other cultures.

  • Students

    Come Visit in April

    Mar 31, 2015

    SPU Fridays include class visits, a student and faculty panel, financial aid information, and academic information sessions.

  • SPU student with his mother

    E-newsletter for Parents, Families

    Mar 29, 2015

    Receive monthly updates about events, faculty, new programs, and much more.

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.

close(X)