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News and Events for SPU Parents and Families

Students in Tiffany Loop on a sunny spring day

Advice to parents: Summer is coming!

Spring is a busy time for students. They are finishing up the year — and preparing to head into summer to begin summer jobs, do mission work, take classes, study abroad, prepare for graduate school, or begin their careers. We asked parents of current and past SPU students for their advice for summer. Read what they had to say.

Inside SPU

Early-bird tickets on sale now: Crowder comes to SPU

Falcon formation chart Grammy-nominated, David Crowder has been called a worship leader, a creative genius, and a mad scientist. Don’t miss one of Christian music’s most original and exciting performers — coming to the Seattle Pacific campus. Tickets on sale now!

Business as a Calling Day: “Heroic Leadership”

How Students Pay for College Thursday, May 12
9 a.m.–noon

Each year, the School of Business, Government, and Economics hosts “Business as a Calling Day,” when students have the opportunity to hear from a visionary business leader or entrepreneur. This year SBGE welcomes Chris Lowney, author of Heroic Leadership. Encourage your student to attend! Admission is free, and your student can reserve a spot by emailing Gene Kim, interim director, Center for Integrity in Business.





Commencement 2016

Friday and Saturday
June 10 and 11

Is your student graduating this year? The 2016 Commencement website is a helpful resource to assist you in making plans to attend your student’s graduation celebration events. “Families and friends, you too are to be celebrated,” says Provost Jeff Van Duzer, “as you’ve supported your student in countless ways throughout his or her university career.”

Upcoming career events for your student

    Seattle Sales and Management Career Event

    Thursday, May 5, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    This is your student’s opportunity to interview face to face with 15+ Fortune 500 and Industry Leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic sales, retail and management candidates.

    LinkedIn 1-on-1 Workshop

    Wednesday, May 11, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

    The CCC staff will be holding drop-in one-on-one appointments to review students’ LinkedIn profiles. There will also be an opportunity for your student to get a professional headshot taken.

    Microsoft Career Trek

    Thursday, May 12, 2–5 p.m.

    Your student can have lunch and a tour at the Microsoft campus in Redmond, and network with SPU alumni at Microsoft.

    Google Meet-up

    Thursday, May 19, 3–4 p.m.

    Google’s “Ask Me Anything” panel with SPU alumnus Fabricio Turcios ’13 and other alumni working at Google.

    More CCC events