Multi-Ethnic Programs
3307 Third Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: 206-281-2598
Fax: 206-281-2333

Multi-Ethnic Programs


Autumn Quarter


Early Connections Orientation
A fun-filled pre-Welcome Week program for students from diverse backgrounds, students whoattended an ethnically diverse urban high school, are the first in their family to go to college, orwho grew up or whose family grew up outside the U.S.  Early Connections gets participants connected to essential campus resources and to people who will be important sources of support in their transition into life at SPU.

Intercultural Retreat at Camp Casey
Students from all backgrounds come together and engage with other students from a wide range of cultures.  This retreat is filled fun activities, discussions and ways to get involved in events happening throughout the year.  Come make friends!  Learn about new cultures!  Enjoy some good food, music, fun (and dodgeball – a retreat favorite)!


Winter Quarter


   Student Congress On Racial Reconciliation

   SCORR is held annually at Biola University. Each year  

   CCCU schools from across the US spend two days learning

   about racial reconciliation on college campuses. Students have

   the opportunity to hear from a speaker, attend break out

   sessions, and interact with members from other

   delegations about racial reconciliation on college campuses.

   It is a space where students can learn from and encourage

                                                        each other to intentionally pursue reconciliation in their at their 

                                                        respective schools.


Multicultural Night of Worship

Multicultural Night of Worship (MNOW) is a worship service where the SPU community joins together to honor each other's cultures and highlight the diversity and beauty of God's kingdom through various forms of worship.





Spring Quarter



Cinco de Mayo Celebration
A celebration of Mexican heritage and pride featuring traditional Mexican food, a mariachi band, dancing (e.g., salsa, cumbia, merengue, reggae ton, tex-mex), and a piñata! 


This night of hip-hop performances is one of SPU’s most anticipated events.  Performances by local groups and artists include hip-hop and break dancing, beat box competition, and spoken word.  Also featured are SPU’s own ACF (After Choir Flavá) and other student performers.


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    International Dinner
    An annual celebration of delicious food and performers from  

    many cultures.  




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     'Ohana 'O Hawai'i Lu'au - May 7, 2017 from 5-7 p.m.

     An annual cultural celebration in Royal Brougham    

     Pavilion. Attendees will be able to embark on a cultural

     experience of the Hawaiian Islands through food, language,

     and dance.





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