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.



  • Crowder in Concert

    Jun 30, 2016

    Grammy-nominated Christian folktronica musician Crowder will perform at SPU on October 8. Tickets are on sale now.

  • Resources for Veterans, Dependents

    Jun 27, 2016

    SPU offers financial, academic, and social support to veterans, including participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

  • Need a Retreat Location?

    Jun 26, 2016

    For nearly 50 years, SPU's Camp Casey on Whidbey Island has been hosting churches, schools, and other organizations.

  • Youth Sports Camps

    Jun 25, 2016

    The camps are led by Falcon coaches and emphasize individual and team fundamental skills.

  • A Financial Aid Success Story

    Jun 24, 2016

    From loans to grants and work study to scholarships, student Cheyenne Moats has worked closely with Student Financial Services to make the most of every opportunity.

  • Meet the Alumnus of the Year

    Jun 23, 2016

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

  • Meet Ron Haight

    Jun 22, 2016

    The director of music technology explains the many student projects taking place in SPU’s state-of-the-art music studios.

  • Summer Visit Days

    Jun 21, 2016

    Now is the time to visit campus, learn about financial aid and scholarships, and meet students and faculty.

  • Become a Teacher

    Jun 20, 2016

    Learn how a 49-year old Army veteran became a teacher through a one-year program in the School of Education.

  • SPU Ranked No. 2 for “Best Value”

    Jun 19, 2016

    SPU ranked No. 2 in the category “Best Colleges – Best Value” in the West in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 college rankings.

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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