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.



  • Want to Transfer to SPU?

    Mar 4, 2015

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

  • Symphonic Orchestra Concert

    Mar 3, 2015

    The concert on Thursday, March 5, includes Rachmaninov's “Third Piano Concerto” and Christopher Amico's “First Symphony.”

  • Degree in Business and Theology

    Mar 2, 2015

    Learn about a program offered by Seattle Pacific Seminary and the School of Business, Government, and Economics.

  • In the Loop

    Mar 1, 2015

    This monthly newsletter for parents and families is a great way to learn more about what’s happening at SPU.

  • Come Visit SPU

    Feb 27, 2015

    “SPU Friday" on March 6 includes class visits, a campus tour, financial aid information, and a free lunch.

  • A Special Night of Music

    Feb 26, 2015

    The Symphonic Wind Ensemble joins other instrumental groups for a free concert on Friday,
    February 27.

  • Academic All-America

    Feb 25, 2015

    Women's basketball player Suzanna Ohlsen is the CoSIDA Academic All-America of the Year for NCAA Division II.

  • Power Poetry

    Feb 25, 2015

    NPR-affiliate KPLU radio interviewed students and Tent City 3 residents during a weekly spoken word workshop.

  • Praying for Alumna Phyllis Sortor

    Feb 24, 2015

    The SPU community joins the Free Methodist Church and others around the world in praying for the kidnapped missionary.

  • New Writing Curriculum

    Feb 24, 2015

    Professor of English Chris Chaney talks about the research behind the upcoming change in SPU's core curriculum.

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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