Multi-Ethnic Programs
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Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: 206-281-2598
Fax: 206-281-2333

Multi-Ethnic Programs

Student Groups

After Choir Flava'After Choir Flavá (ACF)

The purpose of ACF is to praise God through dance. Mixing hip-hop moves with music that proclaims the Gospel message, ACF strives to reflect the joy found in the love of God.

Contact Clemisha Davis (


Ante Up (Hip-Hop Dance Club)

Ante Up hosts free hip-hop dance classes from dance teachers in the Seattle community for dancers of all levels to grow and connect with other students with a passion for dance. They also keep members updated on dance events in the area.

Contact Samantha Stevens ( and visit the SPU Ante Up (Hip Hop Club) group on Facebook.


Black Student UnionBlack Student Union (BSU)

BSU's mission is to share the richness of African-American culture with the SPU community. BSU is open to anyone who wants to learn and help celebrate African-American culture.

Contact Cierra Cooper ( or Kymbreanna Elliott ( or see the SPU Black Student Union on Facebook.


EkeneEkene (African Dance Club)

Ekene (eh-keh-neh), meaning ‘praise’ in the Nigerian language of Igbo (ee-boo), is an African dance ensemble that seeks to engage the SPU community in African culture. They aspire to branch out into King County to educate, raise awareness of African culture, and — last but not least — entertain the SPU community in African culture.

Contact Bethel Zekariase ( or see the SPU Ekene (African Dance Club) on Facebook.


FASA ClubFilipino American Student Association (FASA)

FASA is a club designed to cultivate the Filipino culture on SPU's campus. You do not have to be Filipino-American to join this club — FASA welcomes people from all ethnic backgrounds.

Contact Adrian De Jesus ( or Laurence Idos ( or see the SPU FASA Club on Facebook.


KSAKorean Student Association (KSA)

KSA serves as a platform to represent Korean culture, values, and resources for SPU students.

For more information, contact Daniel Lee or see the SPU Korean Student Association group on Facebook.


Officers of International Student ClubInternational Student Club (ISC)

ISC provides support and connections between SPU international students and other students by planning on- and off-campus activities, field trips, and social events.

Contact Luer Wang ( or see the SPU International Student Club on Facebook.



MAPS supports underrepresented minority students entering healthcare professions and addresses health care disparities through increased awareness and community service.

Contact Dassni Rodriguez ( or see the MAPS-SPU Chapter on Facebook.


Mosaic ClubMosaic

Mosaic provides an atmosphere of celebration for culture and diversity at SPU. Mosaic is a club represented by students from an array of backgrounds and interests who are committed to establishing cross-cultural bridges.

For more information, contact Elijah Warren or Christina Childs or see the SPU Mosaic group on Facebook.


Officers of International Student ClubMuKappa

MuKappa is a club designed to connect and build community among SPU Third Culture Kids (TCK), students who spent all or part of childhood/adolescence in a country other than their passport country, or other students who are interested in other cultures.

Contact Janel Crouch ( or see the MuKappa SPU group on Facebook.



Ohana O Hawaii is a place for those interested in the Hawaiian culture and islands, whether they are from Hawaii or not. The club's name means "family of Hawaii," which is what Ohana club strives to be.

Contact Elishia Chun ( or see the SPU Ohana O Hawaii group on Facebook.


SALSASALSA (Spanish and Latino Student Awareness)

SALSA is a student club that promotes awareness and involvement in the Spanish and Latino community and culture. All students are welcome.

Contact Rachel Lopez ( or see SALSA club on Facebook.


VSA (Vietnamese Student Association)

VSA is a club made up of students from all backgrounds and races, joined by an appreciation for Vietnamese culture. Our vision is to incorporate Christ’s love, SPU’s motto, and to “love one another- reach out to the lesser.”

For more information, contact Austin Nguyen ( or see SPU VSA group on Facebook.


Ali Steenis

Ali Steenis, ASSP Vice President for Intercultural Affairs

Responsibilities: Encouraging intercultural initiatives within ASSP and on campus, working with minority student leadership development, chairing the Intercultural Initiatives Committee (Catalyst), and overseeing Intercultural Coordinators



Catalyst facilitates and coordinates student campus diversity efforts under the leadership of the ASSP Vice President for Intercultural Affairs.

For more information, contact Ali Steenis



MEP Staff

Susan Okamoto Lane,

Dean of Multi-Ethnic and Wellness Programs


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