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.

  • President Dan Martin’s New Book

    Dec 22, 2014

    Rich Soil illustrates leadership principles through the parable of a coffee shop.

  • 2015 Commencement

    Dec 21, 2014

    Find out everything you need to know about graduation exercises on June 13, 2015, at Key Arena in downtown Seattle.

  • Fort Casey Inn

    Dec 20, 2014

    The inn, owned and operated by SPU, offers nine beautifully restored Victorian homes located on Whidbey Island.

  • Parents and Families Website

    Dec 19, 2014

    Learn about events, activities, people, and stories that affect your student's life.

  • Career Resources for Alumni

    Dec 18, 2014

    The Center for Career and Calling website now features a LinkedIn alumni tool for exploring career paths and getting advice.

  • Center for Professional Education

    Dec 17, 2014

    SPU is the largest provider of continuing education credits for teachers in Washington state.

  • Evangelicals for Racial Justice

    Dec 15, 2014

    Pastors, Christian leaders, and people of faith will gather for a time of worship and reflection about racial justice.

  • Discover the John Perkins Center

    Dec 14, 2014

    The Center is a first of-its-kind partnership between the John Perkins Foundation, SPU, and Christian community leaders.

  • Welcome, Tent City 3

    Dec 13, 2014

    On December 13, one of King County's self-managed homeless communities moved onto campus for a temporary stay.

  • Seattle Pacific Seminary

    Dec 13, 2014

    Learn more about the seminary’s unique model of theological education called “Academy, Abbey, and Apostolate.”

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.