Monday, October 27, 2003 Seattle Pacific University


Children of Faculty, Staff Invited to Ashton Hall on Halloween

On Halloween, October 31, from 4-6 p.m., SPU faculty and staff are invited to bring their children to trick-or-treat in Ashton Hall. Residents will hand out candy to all trick-or-treaters, and it'll be a fun and safe time for all.

Old Magazines Wanted in Student Counseling Center

If you have magazines in your house or office that you want to get rid of, bring them to the Student Counseling Center. The Center will be collecting magazines throughout the school year to use in programming for “Respect Your Body Week." They plan to do educational activities on the effects of media and advertising on our view of our selves and our bodies. The magazines will help facilitate some hands-on projects for students. You can send the magazines through interoffice mail to Suite 118, Attn: Julie Church, or bring them to the Student Counseling Center in Watson Hall next to Health Services.

Contact Information for Office of Information and Data Management

The Office of Information and Data Management is now located in Demaray Hall 350. The office phone number is (206) 378-5092; suite number is 120; ZIP code is 98119-1922; and fax number is (206) 378-5095.

Christmas Bazaar Tables Available

Do you have a Christmas homemade craft you'd like to sell on campus? Perhaps you are looking to purchase gifts for your family and friends. You can do both at the annual Christmas Bazaar in the SUB, November 24-26, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Come see the variety of crafts made by members of our SPU community. If you have a craft you'd like to sell, visit the Office of Student Programs for a registration form. Reserve your space for $10 per day. Space is limited.

Check Out the New Finance Office Web Page

The Finance Office is pleased to announce the launching of its new Web site to better assist faculty, staff and students. The site offers online documentation of Finance Office policies and procedures, as well as detailed contact information, frequently asked questions, financial reports and electronic forms. More

Flu Shots Now Available in Health Services

Flu shots are now available in Health Services, Watson Hall First Floor. The cost is $16. Walk-in times on October 29 are from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; October 30 from 1-3 p.m. and October 31 from 10 a.m.-noon. Appointments are available after October 31 by calling Health Services at (206) 281-2231.

SPRINT Members Want to Tell You Their Story

Seattle Pacific Reachout INTernational (SPRINT) needs your help in "debriefing" summer mission team members. Debriefing is simply spending an hour with a student listening to stories, looking at pictures and discussing how students' lives are different after their trip. There are many incredible stories to be told! If you are interested, email Kevin Lakey at Thank you.

Plan a Fall or Winter Retreat at Camp Casey

Fall and winter are the perfect times for adult retreats at Camp Casey. Women's and men's retreats, Alpha groups, spiritual retreats and professional associations choose Camp Casey for their retreat facility. We have semi-private dorm-style housing and cabins for six to 175 adults. Email or call (866) 661-6604 toll free to request an information packet.


Edwards Presents at AAMFT

Scott Edwards, assistant professor and director of internships in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy, recently presented a paper at the 61st American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) conference in Long Beach, California. The title of the poster presentation was "The Essential Elements of Multi-Family Group Therapy."

Parrott Speaker at Forgiveness Conference

The Department of Psychology is pleased to note that Les Parrott, professor of psychology and co-director of the Center for Relationship Development, was one of three keynote speakers (along with Martin Luther King III and psychologist Martin Seligman) at the "Scientific Findings on Forgiveness Conference" in Atlanta this month. Les presented the results of his study on regret, guilt and shame as related to reconciliation and forgiveness. His findings will be published in the upcoming book titled Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda (HarperCollins/Zondervan).

Maddox Receives Professional Achievement Award

Randy Maddox, the Paul T. Walls professor of Wesleyan theology, received the Professional Achievement Award from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. The award honors Maddox for “exemplifying a record of achievement in his profession, and thus bringing honor and recognition to NNU." Randy is a 1975 graduate of NNU.


Rendleman Featured in Washington Humanities Newsletter

Todd Rendleman, assistant professor of communication, was featured in the summer edition of Humanities Courier, the newsletter of Humanities Washington. Todd is an “Inquiring Mind" speaker with Humanities Washington. He recently performed his latest one-man show titled “The Action of Mercy: A Flannery O'Conner Performance Hour" at the Jefferson County Library in Port Hatlock and the Kitsap Regional Library in Port Orchard. There are more than 30 Inquiring Mind programs covering topics as diverse as music, literature and culture.

Woodward Quoted in Baseball Story in Orlando Sentinel

Bill Woodward, professor of history, was quoted in a story on baseball in the October 14 edition of the Orlando Sentinel. The article was titled “Major League's Legendary Losers Renew Fan Frenzy: The Cubs and Red Sox Ignited a Baseball Fever Not Seen in Year." In an interesting side note, the Sentinel reporter found Bill by doing a Google search with the words “history, baseball, professor." Bill asks, “Might this be the pinnacle of such academic achievement as I could hope to attain?"


Faculty Positions

For more information on all current faculty vacancies, visit the Web site at 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 French
Assistant or Associate Professor of Marriage & Family Therapy
Assistant or Associate Professor of Philosophy
Associate Professor or Professor of Graduate Psychology
Professor of Family and Community Nursing, Pediatric Specialization

Staff Positions

For more information on all current staff vacancies, access the following resources: , the job line at (206) 281-2065, or stop by the HR office. Call Kathleen Abbott at (206) 281-2591 with any questions about a job opening or to refer potential employees to SPU.

Application Processing Coordinator, Undergraduate Admissions
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions: Marketing and Communication, Undergraduate Admissions
Director of Continuing Education and Professional Development, School of Education
Director of Student Financial Services, Student Financial Services
Graduate Admissions Counselor, Graduate Center
Graduate Admissions Counselor-Education (20 hrs/wk), Graduate Center
Graduate Admissions Counselor—School of Health Sciences (20 hrs/wk), Graduate Center
Maintenance Mechanic II, Plant Services
Medical Assistant (10-months), Health Services
Multi-Skilled Trades II, Plant Services
Processing Assistant (temporary, 8-months), Admissions
Women's Residence Hall Maintenance Technician, Plant Services

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