Monday, March 8, 2004 Seattle Pacific University


Bring the Family to Watch the Falcons at the NCAA West Regionals!

The unbeaten and No.1-ranked SPU women's basketball team will host the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball West Regional beginning Friday, March 12, in Brougham Pavilion. All seven games of the regional tournament will be played on the Falcons' home court, including the March 13 semifinals and the March 15 championship game. SPU will face University of California-San Diego on March 12. Tickets go on sale today in the SPU Athletics Office in Brougham. General admission tickets for SPU students, faculty and staff are priced at $5 per day with an SPU ID card. They are available at the Athletics Office or by phone at (206) 281-2085. MasterCard and VISA are accepted. There is a $2 handling fee for credit card payments. Reserved tickets are priced at $10 per day. Priority for reserved tickets will be given to requests for all three days. For more information, call (206) 281-2085 or visit the Falcons Online. More

Concert Choir and Chamber Singers in Concert on March 12

SPU's Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will perform in concert on Friday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in First Free Methodist Church. The concert is free, open to the public and handicapped accessible.

Percussion and Flute Ensembles in Concert on March 11

SPU's Percussion and Flute Ensembles will perform their Winter Concert on Thursday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the E.E. Bach Theatre in McKinley Hall. The concert is free, open to the public and handicapped accessible.

Seminar on Health Resources for Refugees and Immigrants

SPU's Living Well Initiative is sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Katie Gienapp on the topic of mental health services and resources for refugees and immigrants. This free lecture will be in Martson/Watson Hall 337 at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 12.

LOTR Discussion at Response Online

“Return of the King" swept the Academy Awards. “The Passion of the Christ" is drawing long lines and lots of controversy. How should Christians engage the culture through the movies? Join the discussion on Response'sonline bulletin board. More

Learn About “A Ministry of Presence" at the Next Staff Council Forum

How does God's presence in your life impact your presence in the lives of those around you? Rita Nussli, executive director of New Horizons Ministries, will share about her journey of intimacy with God at the next SPU Staff Forum on Wednesday, March 24, at 9 a.m. in Upper Gwinn. Light refreshments will be provided.

Nominate Someone for Staff of the Year

Want to appreciate a staff member? Act now by nominating them 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

Staff Payroll Change?

The 15th of each month is the last day to make adjustments or additions to your staff payroll check. If you have any changes, call Lindsey Peterson, payroll lead in the Finance Office, at (206) 281-2533.

Climb Some Mountains This Summer!

Support student scholarships by participating in Summit Challenge 2004. With every gain in elevation on two of Washington's most majestic peaks — Mount St. Helens and Mt. Rainier — you'll be supporting student scholarships. See details at the Web site (click on the summit logo). Space on Summit Challenge is limited, so reserve your spot today. The first informational meeting will be Tuesday, March 23, from 6-7 p.m. Please RSVP by Friday, March 19. For more information, call Mark Miles, director of advancement services, at (206) 281-2631. More


Van Duzer in Puget Sound Business Journal

Jeff Van Duzer, dean of the School of Business and Economics, was quoted in a story on February 13 in the Puget Sound Business Journal titled “Moonlighting: Business and Community Leaders Go Back to the Classroom -- This Time to Teach Paul Freeman." The story reported on Seattle-area leaders who teach as adjunct faculty at local colleges and universities. Former TV anchor Susan Hutchinson teaches a class on managerial communications at SPU. Read the story online. More

Gordy Presnell and Team Featured in Seattle Times

Gordy Presnell, head coach of the women's basketball team, and the No.1-ranked Falcons were highlighted by Steve Kelley in his sports column in the The Seattle Times on February 12. The column was titled “ Presnell, SPU Learn to Enjoy Life at the Top." Read the story online. More

Response Article Highlighted at Christian Cinema Web Site

A Response story interviewing three film critics (including SPU Associate Professor of Communication Todd Rendleman and University Communications Specialist Jeffrey Overstreet) titled “Faith and Film" is currently listed on the “News and Information" site at Christian Cinema Inc. is a motion picture production and distribution company founded in 1999. Their Web site “is a place for Christians to gather in order to encourage and support Christians in the making of films." More


Staff Positions

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Student Life, Academic Affairs
Coordinator of Housing and Meal Plan Administration, University Services
Residence Life Coordinator, Residence Life
For more information on all current staff vacancies, visit the Web site or stop by the human resources office. You can also call Kathleen Abbott at (206) 281-2591 with any questions about a job opening or to refer potential employees to SPU. More

Faculty Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting
Assistant Professor of Art History
Assistant Professor of Biology
Assistant Professor of Christian Ministry
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
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. More

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