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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.



  • Students

    Come Visit Us!

    Dec 26, 2014

    Check out the upcoming visit days to see our campus, learn about financial aid, and meet students and faculty.

  • Kim Sawers

    Op-ed in Seattle Times

    Dec 24, 2014

    President Dan Martin reflects on how faith is revealed in response to the world’s greatest needs.

  • Kristen Eddings

    Young Alumna of the Year

    Dec 24, 2014

    Kristen Eddings Tetteh ’06 is passionate in rallying others to defeat the world’s most pressing health challenges.

  • Spencer Handricks

    Grant for Mentor Program

    Dec 23, 2014

    The Bob and Ruth Dunn Charitable Foundation gift will support a mentor program in the Center for Applied Learning.

  • Rich Soil

    President Dan Martin’s New Book

    Dec 22, 2014

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

  • SPU Graduate

    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

    Fort Casey Inn

    Dec 20, 2014

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

  • SPU student with his mother

    Parents and Families Website

    Dec 19, 2014

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

  • CCC Logo

    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.

  • Teacher and Students

    Center for Professional Education

    Dec 17, 2014

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

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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