GOLD Alumni — Graduates of the Last Decade
If you’ve graduated from Seattle Pacific University within the last 10 years, you’re “GOLD.” Discover all the benefits of staying connected with your fellow grads and alma mater, and discover how you can get involved.
- We host special events for SPU GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) alumni, including mixers at local pubs and restaurants throughout the year.
Upcoming GOLD Gathering: A Tour through Space
Date/Time: Thursday, March 22, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mulleady’s Irish Pub, 3055 21st Ave W, Seattle, WA 98199
Tickets: $5 cover, includes heavy appetizers. Drinks not included, but may be purchased at the bar.
Are you interested in learning more about stargazing and the night sky? Reconnect with SPU GOLD Alumni at Mulleady’s Irish Pub, located in Magnolia, and hear from beloved business and astronomy professor, Dr. Douglas Downing. Considering the earth and moon, stars, galaxies, and solar system, there is much beauty to take in! Expect some space-themed games as well.
Biography of Dr. Douglas Downing:
“Professor Downing’s mother attended SPU and he grew up in the Seattle area. As a student at Yale he was a leader of the Yale InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and manager of the Ivy-League champion football team while completing two majors: economics/political science and astronomy/physics. He earned a Ph.D. from Yale in economics, and has written 15 books including an adventure math trilogy and a book on economic policy and the political system. He also teaches astronomy and brings students to Camp Casey to observe with the SPU telescope. He met his wife Lori at the Camlann medieval fair near Carnation. He has been a leader for SPU study abroad trips to China. He has been teaching at SPU since 1983.”
Meet the GOLD Council
Seattle Pacific University’s GOLD Council seeks to keep young alumni involved in the SPU community during the first 10 years after college graduation.
Your GOLD Council seeks to keep you and other young alumni involved in SPU to provide friendship, support, and a way together to help answer the fundamental question at SPU: “Can a university change the world?”
Want to volunteer to serve on the GOLD Council? We’d love to hear from you!
Nominate a world-changer for GOLD Alum of the Year
Do you know a GOLD alum who is out there engaging the culture and changing the world? Nominate that person for SPU’s Young Alum of the Year award.
Support a fellow Falcon
Did you know that there’s a GOLD Scholarship Endowment — a scholarship for a current SPU student funded by recent grads just like you?
Help a current student gain all the benefits of an SPU education, and join with other GOLD alumni so that together, your dollars make a difference in someone’s life.