Monday, February 27, 2006 Seattle Pacific University


John Perkins in Chapel

Dr. John M. Perkins, renowned civil rights leader and founding partner with SPU in the John Perkins Center for Reconciliation, Leadership Training, and Community Development, will speak at chapel on Tuesday, February 28, at 9:30 a.m. in First Free Methodist Church. His topic is “Reconciling Leadership in the Wake of Tragedy."

Reconciling in the Wake of Tragedy

How does a community heal after terrible tragedies and failed leadership? Dr. John Perkins, renowned civil rights leader and founding partner with SPU in the John Perkins Center for Reconciliation, Leadership Training, and Community Development, will answer this question at a special public lecture on Tuesday, February 28, at 7 p.m. in First Free Methodist Church. Joining him will be the SPU Gospel Choir, led by SPU Minister of Worship Stephen Newby. This event is free and open to the public.

Ash Wednesday Chapel on March 1

Staff members of the Office of Campus Ministries will lead an Ash Wednesday service on March 1, at 12:30 p.m. in First Free Methodist Church. All are welcome to attend for a time of reflection.

What Is Christian Community Development?

Join Dr. John M. Perkins, renowned civil rights leader and founding partner with SPU in the John Perkins Center for Reconciliation, Leadership Training, and Community Development, for an informative lecture on the role of Christians in building better communities. He will speak in forum on Thursday, March 2, at 9:30 a.m. in Demaray Hall 150.

Welcome CCDA Institute

The Christian Community Development Association is holding a two-day conference at SPU, March 2-3. CCDA includes nearly 7,000 individuals and 600 churches, ministries, institutions, and businesses in more than 100 cities across the country. Their mission is to “inspire and train Christians who seek to bear witness to the Kingdom of God by reclaiming and restoring under-resourced communities." CCDA's founder and chairman is Dr. John M. Perkins, renowned civil rights leader and founding partner with SPU in the John Perkins Center for Reconciliation, Leadership Training, and Community Development. Welcome, CCDA members!

Working With Children Who Have AIDS

A leading psychologist who works with children who have AIDS will be on campus for a special lecture on Tuesday, February 28, at 1 p.m. in Demaray Hall 150. Patricia A. Garvie, Ph.D., is the chief psychologist of infectious disease and assistant member of the behavioral division at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. She will share her faith journey and experiences working with children who have AIDS.

Instrumental Groups in Concert on Feb. 28

SPU's flute and percussion ensembles will perform a free concert on Tuesday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the E.E. Bach Theatre, located in McKinley Hall. Under the direction of Shelley Collins (Flute Ensemble) and Dan Adams (Percussion Ensemble), the concert will feature a wide range of musical styles and cultures.

A Memorial to Lives Lost

The SPU Young Democrats Club has created a memorial in Martin Square to all the lives lost in the current war in Iraq. Each folded star represents one American soldier who has died, and each blue paper represents 100 Iraqi deaths. The memorial will be on display March 1-2.

Welcome, Nursing Recruiters and Students

SPU's School of Health Sciences will host a special day for Puget Sound area nurse recruiters and nursing students on Thursday, March 2. Nursing recruiters from more than 20 health care organizations will be on campus to hear a presentation by a nationally known nurse consultant Dr. Ruth Hansten. Hansten emphasizes improving health care organizations through strengthening relationships. In the afternoon, recruiters will have a career fair for students from 1 to 4 p.m. in Upper Gwinn Commons. Although the focus is nursing, any undergraduate or graduate student interested in a health care career is welcome. For more information, contact Associate Professor of Nursing Chris Henshaw at or 206-281-2612.

Women's Last Regular Season Home Games

Come cheer on the SPU women's basketball team during their last regular season home games in Brougham Pavilion. The Falcons play Western Washington University, Thursday, March 2, at 7 p.m., and then face Central Washington University, Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m. For all the latest in Falcon sports, visit the Falcons Online. More

Men's and Women's Choirs in Concert

SPU men's and women's choirs will perform a joint concert on Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in First Free Methodist Church. The Men's Choir is directed by David Shockey, and the Women's Choir is directed by Neil Lieurance. The concert is free and open to the public.

Relax With Some Jazz on Mar. 6

The SPU Vocal Jazz Ensemble will present a concert on Monday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Center at First Free Methodist Church. The jazz ensemble, directed by Reuel Lubag, performs a variety of jazz and praise music. The concert is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.

Winter '06 Census Information Available

The Winter Census information is now available on the Office of Information and Data Management (IDM) Web page. Several pages on the IDM site are open to the public, but only SPU faculty and staff can view the Autumn and Winter Censuses. If you have comments or questions about the information emerging on this Web site, contact Tim Gatlin, senior systems and data manager at or 206-281-2545. More

Do You Know a Student Who Is Interning With a Nonprofit Organization this Spring?

If you know a student who is interning with a nonprofit organization this spring, please encourage him or her to apply for a Lilly-funded stipend provided by the Career Development Center and the Lilly SERVE grant. These stipends are an excellent opportunity for students to gain relevant job experience and skills, explore career and vocational interests, and begin to develop a network within the nonprofit sector. They are available to students interning at qualifying nonprofit organizations. The spring application deadline is March 1. For more information, visit the Web site. More

Three Generations of Chinese Art

Don't miss an extraordinary exhibit at SPU's Art Center Gallery, February 27-March 29. The exhibit will feature paintings by Chinese artists, including Teng Chiu, considered to be one of the first modern Chinese painters. The collection is owned by SPU Professor of International Business and Economics Joanna Poznanska and her husband, Kazimierz Poznanski. The Art Center Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Tell Your Students About the Internship Fair on Feb. 28

The annual SPU Internship Fair is Tuesday, February 28, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in Upper Gwinn. More than 40 employers will be represented. This is a great opportunity for students to gather information, make contacts, and possibly get hired for a valuable internship. Students need to bring their résumé and dress professionally. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit the Career Development Center's “Springboard" Web site. More

Pet Photo of the Week

“This is our dog Juliette (Julie). She is 12 years old, but no one has bothered to tell her that. She's as energetic as most puppies. She's decked out here for our New Year's Eve Murder Mystery party, which obviously had a western theme." Pam Christensen, graduate administrative assistant in the School of Health Sciences.

Fac/Staff Bulletin Deadlines

The Fac/Staff Bulletin is published every week on Monday. If you have information or event news, please send it as soon as possible to the Fac/Staff Bulletin editor (Tracy Norlen) at, or submit an item directly from the Fac/Staff Bulletin. The next deadline is Thursday, March 2. The next publication date is Monday, March 6.


Collins Presents Paper at Music Society

Shelley Collins, adjunct faculty in music, and Christa Garvey, assistant professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, presented a paper for the February 2006 regional conference of the Pacific Northwest chapter of the College Music Society. Their topic, "Country Mouse/City Mouse: Divergent Perspectives on Reaching Music Students in Urban and Rural Areas," addressed the varied needs and backgrounds of college students in specific populations. The conference was held at Douglas College in British Columbia.

Lee Featured in Two Magazines

Jaeil Lee, assistant professor of textiles and clothing, was recently featured in two popular Christian magazines in Korea. The articles highlighted Lee and her recently published autobiography in Korean titled I Design Dreams Everyday (English translation). She was featured in the February 2006 issues of Guidepost-Korea and Christian Life magazine (published in Korea).


Welcome, Harrison!

Director of Campus Ministries Tami Anderson Englehorn, and her husband, Jeff Englehorn, are the proud parents of Harrison Ettore Anderson Englehorn, born February 16, at 9 a.m. He weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long. Everyone is healthy and doing well! Meet Harrison at his Web page. More


Staff Positions

Career Counselor, Interim (20-32 hrs/wk), Career Development Center
Graduate Admissions Counselor, School of Health Sciences, Graduate Center
Major Gifts Officer, Corporate, Foundation and Major Gifts
MicroSystems Analyst/Classroom Support, Computer and Information Systems
Network/Communications Technician, Computer and Information Systems
Nurse Practitioner (20hrs/wk, Health Services
Planned Giving Specialist, University Advancement
Route Maintenance Technician, Building Maintenance
Security Officer I, Safety and Security
Senior Events Manager, University Advancement/External Relations
Web Communications Manager, University Communications
Web Designer/Developer, University Communications
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
Assistant Professor of Art (Visual Communication)
Assistant Professor of Art History
Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology
Assistant Professor of Communication
Assistant or Associate Professor of Education (Two positions)
Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Administration
Associate Professor of Special Education
Director of Engineering Programs
Assistant Professor of English
Business and Social Sciences Librarian
Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Professor of Family and Community Nursing: Pediatric Specialization
Assistant or Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology
Assistant Professor of Sociology
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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