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 in Playoffs

    Mar 4, 2015

    The men’s and women’s basketball teams are in the GNAC playoffs this week.

  • 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.

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.