| Surprised by Casey: A Tribute to
MAKE YOUR PLANS now to attend Seattle Pacific University’s
much-anticipated summer island getaway that blends food, fun and
food for thought. This year’s Casey Alumni Weekend, August 15–17,
commemorates 40 years since the death of Christian literary great,
C.S. Lewis. “Surprised by Casey: A 40th Anniversary Tribute to C.S.
Lewis” features readings, storytelling and prayers dear to the heart
of the man who penned The Chronicles of Narnia and other
Alumni of all ages and their families will enjoy a wide range of
activities at Casey Conference Center, from swimming and beachcombing
to crafts for the kids and a delectable salmon barbecue.
The Lewis legacy will be shared in presentations by SPU Lewis-philes on the
life and literature of a man of faith and letters, and in theatrical
by Potluck Productions.
Register for Casey Alumni Weekend by calling
206/281-ALUM, or visiting www.spu.edu/alumni. Brochures will be mailed
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From the President
Cultivating hope in the face of chaos is vital today. "This is the time
for a Christian university to dig down deep into its formative foundations … and
decide quite clearly what bread we have to offer,” says President Philip
Volumes of Volumes
SPU Library resources will top 22 million items in 2003. Starting this summer,
materials can be ordered online from the new “Orca” catalog through
the Orbis Cascade Alliance. [Campus]
The World of Teng Chiu
Seattle’s Frye Museum spotlights an art collection owned by an SPU professor
and her husband. Chinese artist Teng Chiu’s work has largely been forgotten,
but Joanna Poznanska is helping to reintroduce him to the West. [Faculty]
Playing With Joy
After an incredible season, the unbeaten Falcon women’s basketball
team lost the championship game but won the hearts of the Puget Sound fans.
“The soldier and chaplain are each unique callings fulfilled by those who
respond to the call of the nation and to the call of God,” says Chaplain
(Major General) Gaylord T. Gunhus, U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains.