Tuesday, January 16, 2007 Seattle Pacific University


Registration Deadlines

Registration via the web is no longer available, and the deadline for adding classes for Winter Quarter has passed. Students wishing to take a course pass/no credit, or register for an internship, independent study, or individual instruction in music, may do so in Student Academic Services in Demaray Hall 151 until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17. A list of classes with the extended deadline may be found online. More

Submit Your Request for a Summer Week at Camp Casey

Full-time, regular SPU faculty and staff: February 1 is the deadline for placing your online request for a summer 2007 reservation in one of the Victorian-style officer houses at SPU's historical beach property, Camp Casey Conference Center on Whidbey Island. The turn-of-the-century houses, once part of the coastal military fortress known as Fort Casey, are available for your personal vacation use for a nominal booking fee of $100. The fee includes a week-long rental of a house for you and your guests, access to the outdoor swimming pool, gym, beach, and other amenities at the conference center. To see photos, visit the Camp Casey website at www.spu.edu/depts/casey/. Use the website to place your request. All requests are for stays at Camp Casey between June 11 and September 9, 2007. Please indicate five date choices on your request. Results will be available by February 28. Due to high demand and way the “Casey Point System" works, it is unlikely for a faculty or staff person to be offered a summer reservation more frequently than every third summer. But, it is good to submit a request every January to get yourself placed on the summer waiting list. This is a wonderful opportunity for your family and friends to enjoy a memorable week in the quiet, rural, historical beauty of Camp Casey – collect rocks on the beach, fly a kite, dine out, shop and explore Coupeville and Port Townsend, and relax by the heated swimming pool. Please direct any questions to Maralie Johnson, administrative assistant at Camp Casey, at maraliej@spu.edu or call (866) 661-6604.

“A Week With Dr. King"

A group of students, faculty, and staff have planned a Martin Luther King Celebration Week titled "A Week with Dr. King," January 16-19. (Some of the events scheduled for January 16 have been rescheduled for January 23). The goal of the week is to actively honor and remember King, and also explore the continued relevance of King's life and legacy to our current local, global, and historical context. This week aims to promote campuswide dialogue and reflection around the life, legacy, and witness of King, and the relationship between his faith and activism. The events are sponsored by Campus Ministries, Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development, the Perkins Center, Student Programs, Mosaic, History Club, Sophia, and ASSP. Visit the website for more information and a complete listing of the week's events. More

Falcon Gymnastics on Friday

SPU gymnasts face the University of California-Davis on Friday, January 19, at 7 p.m. in Brougham Pavilion. General admission tickets for all SPU home gymnastics meets are $5 and $3 for students, youth and senior citizens with proper identification. Teams or groups can qualify for discount rates by calling 206-281-2085 in advance. For all the latest on Falcon sports, visit the Falcons Online. More

Image/SPU Film Festival, Jan. 26-28

“Boy Meets Girl: Romance and Reality in the Movies" is the theme for this year's Image journal/SPU Film Festival. This year's festival presents five films about love, “Tootsie," “Shadowlands," “When Harry Met Sally," “The Awful Truth," and “The War of the Roses." After each film, a panel of faculty and students will lead a discussion and field comments and questions from the audience. Free popcorn and other goodies will be served. Each film will be screened in Upper Gwinn Commons. Students receive CFE credit for attending at least two screenings and staying for the panel discussions. For screening days and times, visit the Image journal Web site. More

Falcon Legends Hall of Fame Luncheon Feb. 2

The Falcon Legends Hall of Fame inducts the Class of 2007 on Friday, February 2, during a luncheon ceremony beginning at 11:45 a.m. in the Queen Anne Room of Gwinn Commons. Inductees include wrestling coach Frank Furtado (1965-74), the late Orville Anderson (1956-59), Linda Johnson Cooper (1985-89), and Anita Sartin Berhbaum (1986-87). In addition, former SPU board of trustees chairman V.O. “Bud" McDole will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Luncheon reservations are $30. You can make reservations by calling the Athletics Office at 206-281-2085. More

Falcon Basketball This Week

The Falcon women's basketball team plays two home games this week, Thursday, January 18, and Saturday, January 20. Both games start at 7 p.m. in Royal Brougham Pavilion. The men's basketball team competes at Seattle University on Saturday at 7 p.m. For all the latest in Falcon sports, visit the Falcons online. More

Free Homecoming Basketball Tickets

All SPU faculty and staff are eligible to receive two complimentary Homecoming basketball tickets for the doubleheader on Saturday, February 3, beginning with the women's game at 1:30 p.m. Tickets may be picked up in the Athletics Office this week between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. SPU ID is required. Call the Athletics Office at 206-281-2085 with any questions.

Encourage Students to Attend the Center for Learning Open House

SPU's Center for Learning (CFL) offers numerous academic support resources for students, including tutoring and time-management and learning strategies. The CFL open house is Wednesday, January 17, 12-4 pm. in Lower Moyer Hall.

Flu Shots Still Available

Don't get caught with the flu this winter. Get a flu shot at the SPU Health Center. Shots are $20 (cash, check, or SFS account). Make an appointment today at 206-281-2231. Students, staff, faculty, and immediate family members over age 13 are eligible. A receipt can be provided for insurance and/or flexible spending accounts.

Do You Have Family or Friends in Denver?

The SPU Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will tour Denver, Colorado, and surrounding areas during Spring Break, March 17-25, 2007. The choirs are now finalizing their tour. If you have friends or families in the Denver area, please ask them if they would like to have the choirs perform in their church or school, or if they would be willing to provide a homestay for some of the students. For more information, contact Kyle Feldman, performing groups coordinator, at 206-281-2933 or kfeldman@spu.edu. To learn more about the Concert Choir, visit the website. More

Do You Have Family or Friends in Phoenix?

University Players, a six-member drama troupe of SPU students, will visit Phoenix, Arizona, during Spring Break, March 16-26, 2007. If you have friends or families in the Phoenix area, please ask them if they would like to have the Players perform in their church or school, or if they would be willing to provide a homestay for some of the students. For more information, contact Kyle Feldman, performing groups coordinator, at 206-281-2933 or kfeldman@spu.edu. For more information on the Players, visit the website. More

We Need More Pet Photos!

Show off your pet by submitting a photo to the Fac/Staff Bulletin for the “Pet Photo of the Week." Faculty and staff are encouraged to send a photo of their pet, including the pet's name and a couple of sentences explaining the picture, to Fac/Staff Bulletin editor Tracy Norlen at tcnorlen@spu.edu.

Pet Photo of the Week

“Here is a picture of our golden-doodle (golden retriever and poodle), Bella. She's like her parents - she loves the beach and the ocean!" Erinn Koerselman, therapist, Student Counseling Center. Select the link for a larger picture. More

Fac/Staff Bulletin Deadlines

The Fac/Staff Bulletin is published weekly on Mondays. The deadline for submitting information is Thursday. If you have information or event news, send it as soon as possible to the Fac/Staff Bulletin editor (Tracy Norlen) at fsb-editor@spu.edu, or submit an item directly from the Fac/Staff Bulletin. The next deadline is Thursday, January 18. The next bulletin will be published Monday, January 22.

Inclement Weather

The quickest way to learn if SPU is closed or running late due to inclement weather is to call the Emergency Closure Hotline at 206-281-2800 or visit the SPU home page. The phone line and home page will be updated before 6 a.m. Information on evening classes, events, and athletic games will also be updated.


Steele's New Book Published

I've Been Wondering: Conversations With Young Theologians is the new book by Rick Steele, professor of moral and historical theology. The book was published by Paternoster Press (Atlanta). This book is very much an all-SPU project. It contains a selection of email correspondence between Rick and students in his SPU undergraduate theology classes on matters pertaining to Christian faith and ethics. The contents were selected and arranged by a cadre of SPU theology majors. Most books of theology are written by professors who are trying to answer the questions they think their students (or their colleagues in the guild) ought to be asking. This book shows what happens when a professor is trying to listen carefully to the questions that students actually ask – many of which are profoundly personal and existential. A lengthier description of the book may be found online. More

Brown, Newby Perform in MLK Jr. Celebration

Assistant professors of music Carlene Brown and Stephen Newby were featured performers for the 20th annual King County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on January 11 at Benaroya Hall. Hosted by King Country Executive Ron Sims and King County Council Chair Larry Gossett, the event for King County employees was recorded for King County-TV and will be televised repeatedly throughout January and February.

Welcome, Hannah

The Office of Human Resources would like the SPU community to join us in welcoming Hannah Fischer as the administrative assistant in art.


Faculty Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry
Assistant or Associate Professor of Education
Coordinator of Nurse Practitioner Program
Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing: Adult Health Specialization
Professor of Family and Community Nursing: Pediatric Specialization
Assistant or Associate Professor of Philosophy
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Associate or Professor of Clinical Psychology
Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Theology
Dean, School of Theology
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

Staff Positions

Computer Services Manager I, Student Financial Services
Continuing Education Operations Coordinator, School of Education
Endorsement Associate, School of Education
Graduate (MSN) Nursing Admissions Counselor, Graduate Center
Grant Writer, Corporate, Foundations and Major Gifts and the Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development
Maintenance Mechanic II, Building Maintenance
Major Gifts Officer, Fellows
Manager of Administration (budget manager), University Services
Manager University Fund, Annual Giving
Processing Assistant (temporary), Undergraduate Admissions
Records Assistant, Facility and Project Management
RN to BS Program Assistant, School of Health Sciences
Route Maintenance Technician, Building Maintenance
Senior Designer, Response magazine Designer, University Communications
Student Loan Coordinator, Student Financial Services
Systems Analyst-Web Programmer, Computer and Information Systems
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

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