| Call for Nominations: Tell Us About
You Think Should
Receive an Award
THE SEARCH IS ON for outstanding Seattle Pacific University
alumni. The Alumni Office is asking Response readers to nominate
individuals for both the annual Alumnus/a of the Year Award and regional
"Every year we seek to honor great
SPU alumni,” says Alumni Director Doug
Taylor. “And the nominating committee wants to receive your recommendations.
Tell us about those men and women you
know who are living out the SPU vision.”
To nominate someone, send e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.spu.edu/
alumni and click on “Alumni Nomination.” Include a brief summary of your
nominee’s work and servi ce, contact information and the names of others who
can speak to his or her qualifications.
In general, honorees live a balanced
life of professional accomplishment, community service and Christian maturity.
They are intended to represent the thousands of Seattle Pacific alumni who live
competence and character.
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From the President
SPU aims to take its vision to new spheres of influence and effectiveness. "I
love finding those strategic, economic levers that allow us to allocate,
align, realign and increase our resources — so that our vision might
bear fruit,” says President Philip Eaton.
An SPU Icon
Danna Wilder Davis completed what few others ever did at Seattle Pacific: Between
1924 to 1939, she went from first grade to college graduation in consecutive
years on campus.
Vocation, Vocation, Vocation
Three faculty-led initiatives received SPU’s 2002-2003 Faculty Grants for
Theology and Vocation. The grants support projects that weave vocational
themes into the curriculum.
Falcon Legends Hall of Fame
Six Falcon athletes become the inaugural group inducted into the Falcon Legends
Hall of Fame. Their athletic success and character make them legendary individuals
in Falcon sports history. [Athletics]
“I’m the father of an AIDS orphan,” says Tim
Dearborn, dean of the chapel at SPU, as he recounts his teenage
daughter’s trip to Uganda. There she visited an AIDS orphan
sponsored by the Dearborn family. [My Response]