Monday, February 23, 2004 Seattle Pacific University


A.G. Harmon to Give Gates Memorial Reading

On Thursday, February 26, at 7 p.m., Southern novelist A.G. Harmon will give the Fan Gates Memorial Reading in the Library Seminar Room. Harmon's precise and evocative prose has religious and symbolic resonances that Flannery O'Connor would recognize and salute. Doris Betts, who selected his novel A House All Stilled for the Taylor Prize, says, "Harmon's style has deft flicks of description and insight, similar to the way Graham Greene might toss out a selected metaphor, then move on." Don't miss this event!

Final Home Falcon Hoops Games

This week marks the final home games for No. 3-ranked SPU women's basketball team. The women play Thursday against Saint Martin's at 7 p.m. Both the men and women play Saturday, with the women playing Northwest Nazarene at 5 p.m., and the men taking on No.10-ranked Western Washington at 7 p.m. Home events are played in Brougham Pavilion, and faculty and staff can present their valid campus ID to receive complimentary tickets for spouse and dependent children. For the latest on Falcon basketball, visit the Web site. More

Presentation on Palestinians in the West Bank

Thursday, February 26, Marthame and Elizabeth Sanders, missionaries in the Middle East for more than three years, will be at SPU to discuss and show part of their documentary film about Palestinians in the Northern West Bank, "Salt of the Earth" at 1 p.m. in Demaray Hall 150. They will show the entire documentary film at 7:30 p.m., also in Demaray Hall 150. Come and see rare and inspiring footage of our Christian brothers and sisters in this war-torn land.

SPU Internship Fair

Encourage your students to attend the annual SPU Internship Fair on Tuesday, March 2, from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. in Upper Gwinn. This event is a great opportunity for students, and more than 30 employers will attend this year's fair. For a complete list of employers attending, visit the Web site. For additional information call the Career Development Center at x2485. More

Join This African Celebration!

Experience African food and culture, Friday, February 27, at an event featuring the Adefua West African dance and drum ensemble. Sponsored by the MOSAIC club, the free event begins at 6 p.m. in Weter Lounge. For more information, contact Kwabena Badu-Antwi by email or by calling (206) 465-5589. More

Nominate Someone for Staff of the Year

Want to appreciate a staff member? Act now by nominating that person to SPU's Staff Council for one of the "Staff of the Year" awards. Two staff members (one exempt and one non-exempt) will be awarded $1,000 in appreciation of their contribution to the SPU community. Deadline for nominations is April 15. Take a few moments right now to complete the online nomination form. More


SPU Faculty Take Part in Music Conference

The Washington Music Educators Association biennial conference in Yakima, Washington, featured several SPU music faculty members over Presidents Day weekend. Jack Halm, part-time music lecturer, was inducted into the Washington Music Education Hall of Fame. Gerry Marsh, director of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, directed the Inglemoor High School Orchestra in a performance of his composition, "Song of the Lamb." Bill Park, the Jazz Ensemble director, presented demonstrations for instruments made by the Jupiter Band Instruments Inc. Ramona Holmes, associate professor of music education, worked with the Bellingham High School concert orchestra to present "String Connections: Hearing and Playing Authentic World String Music."

Lemcio Speaks to Pastors in Europe

In July, Professor of New Testament Gene Lemcio addressed a conference of Baptist pastors in L'viv, Ukraine. The Church of the Holy Trinity in Kyiv discussed his Ukrainian hymn, "Trinity, Great and One." Additionally, a senior faculty grant from SPU funded Lemcio's research during August and September at Tyndale House in Cambridge, England. As a visiting fellow at New College, Oxford, during Michaelmas Term, he addressed the senior New Testament seminars at Cambridge and Oxford Universities, speaking on "A Narrative Theology of the New Testament."

Maddox Leads Faculty Workshop in Ohio

Randy Maddox, Paul T. Walls Professor of Theology, led a workshop on "Higher Education in the Wesleyan Tradition" for the faculty of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, on February 18, 2004.


Staff Positions

For more information on all the following current staff vacancies, stop by the HR office or visit the Web site. you can also call Kathleen Abbott at (206) 281-2591 with any questions about a job opening or to refer potential employees to SPU.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Student Life — Academic Affairs
Maintenance Mechanic II — Plant Services
Residence Life Coordinator — Residence Life
Student Programs Assistant — Student Programs

Faculty Positions

For more information on all current faculty vacancies, visit the Web site or call (206) 281-2508 with any questions about a job opening or to refer potential faculty members to SPU.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting
Assistant Professor of Art History
Assistant Professor of Biology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Assistant or Associate Professor of French
Associate Professor or Professor of Graduate Psychology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Professor of Family and Community Nursing, Pediatric Specialization
Assistant or Associate Professor of Philosophy

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