Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Seattle Pacific University


Breakfast Event for Christians in the Marketplace

Jeff Hawk, retired Boeing 787 certification director, is the featured speaker at the next Kiros breakfast on Friday, September 17, 7–8:30 a.m., in Upper Gwinn Commons. He will talk about the long-term impact of our work, as well as thoughts on the 787. The event is co-sponsored by SPU's Center for Integrity in Business. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Tickets are $25 if purchased before September 10. Register online. More

Falcon Golf Classic September 10

There is still room in the annual Falcon Golf Classic on Friday, September 10, at Harbour Point Golf Club in Mukilteo. This annual event benefits the men's basketball scholarship fund. Visit the website for more information and to register. More

Join the CBTE Guided Bible Reading

The Center for Biblical and Theological Education (CBTE) website is now live. Join us September 27 as together we begin a guided journey through Scripture. If you would like to know more about this campuswide initiative, email Kathryn Widell, administrative assistant for the CBTE, at cbte@spu.edu. In the meantime, sign up now to receive notifications of weekly guided readings. More

Sacred Sounds Early-Bird Tickets on Sale

Begin the Advent season with the annual Sacred Sounds of Christmas concert in Benaroya Hall, home of the Seattle Symphony. This year offers two concerts: Monday, November 29, and Tuesday, November 30, both at 7:30 p.m. Sacred Sounds features SPU's nationally renowned Concert Choir and Wind Symphony, along with other acclaimed SPU performing groups. Early-bird discount and group tickets to this popular holiday concert are on sale now through September 30. These concerts sell out fast, so get your tickets early! More

Workshop to Help Students Find Federal Jobs

Faculty and staff are invited to attend a free workshop on how to assist students in finding federal jobs. This workshop, presented by Washington, D.C., based Partnership for Public Service, will be Tuesday, September 21, 9–10:30 a.m. In the next three years, the federal government will need to fill more than 100,000 entry-level positions with new college graduates. For more information and to register, email the Center for Career and Calling at spucareercenter@spu.edu.

New Time for U.S. Postal Mail Pick Up

From Copying and Mailing Services: “Please be advised that our U.S. postal driver is now picking up the mail at 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We will now require all mail that you wish to have processed and mailed here in the mail center by 3 p.m. to insure that it is ready to be picked up at 3:30 p.m. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Elaine Stevens at 206-281-2619 or Frank Kinard at 206-281-2663."

New on iTunes U: Professor Ed Smyth

Ed Smyth, professor of educational ministry, considers the miracle of our lives, the uses of our time, and human choices during the annual Ivy Honorary's Last Lecture Series. May 25, 2010. More

Summer Hours for Pura Vida, C-Store, and Subway

Pura Vida: 7:45–11 a.m. (Monday–Friday)
C-Store: 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday) and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (Wednesday)
Subway: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. (Monday¬–Friday)
For the summer operating hours of Gwinn Commons, check the online SPU campus master calendar. More

Pet Photo of the Week on Summer Hiatus

The Pet Photo of the Week will resume in October. Thanks to everyone who submitted photos and stories.

Fac/Staff Bulletin on Summer Schedule

The Fac/Staff Bulletin is published every other week during the summer. If you have information or event news, send it as soon as to 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 September 16. The next Bulletin will be published Monday, September 20.


Killingsworth Reappointed to NCATE

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Russ Killingsworth was recently reappointed to a three-year term on the board of examiners for the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). He also serves as a lead reviewer for NCATE mathematics programs nationwide. In addition, he just began a two-year term as president of the Washington State Mathematics Council.

Franz Presents Paper

Associate Professor of Management Randy Franz recently presented a paper titled "Poly-Capitalism: Expanding Capitalism to Embrace Multiple Types of Capital" at the annual Academy of Management meetings in Montreal, Quebec.


Professor Nyaradzo Mvududu was mistakenly referred to as “he" in the August 23 Faculty Staff Bulletin. She is an associate professor in the School of Education.

Welcome, New Staff Members

The Office of Human Resources would like the SPU community to join us in welcoming the following new staff members. Contact information can be found online in the SPU white pages.

Matt Cox, residence life coordinator, Residence Life
Annabell DuMez, residence life coordinator, Residence Life
Christopher Filios, assistant coach, men's basketball, Athletics
Britta Leverkuhn, registered dietician, Student Counseling Center
Preston Lewis, systems analyst, Computer and Information Systems
Amanda Panotes, administrative assistant, Student Counseling Center
Lindy Pearson, administrative assistant, Office of University Ministries, Center for Worship
Bill Safstrom, director of field placement, School of Education
Barry Walsh, residence life coordinator, Residence Life


Sallee in Sammamish Review

Global and Urban Senior Program Coordinator Owen Sallee was quoted in a story about SPU student James Lim's recent summer SPRINT trip to China. The story appeared in The Sammamish Review on August 26. More

Tollefson Quoted in The Herald

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Ken Tollefson was recently quoted in a story in The Herald (Everett) on the “Return to Muckl-te-oh" remembrance on August 22. The event marked the 1855 Treaty of Point Elliot, when thousands of people gathered as Governor Isaac Stevens and leaders of Indian tribes signed the treaty. Ken has worked with local Indian tribes to help them gain official recognition from the federal government. More

Davis on KOMO Radio

Professor of Political Science Reed Davis was interviewed by KOMO radio (AM 1000) following President Obama's speech to the nation on August 31.


Faculty Positions

School of Business and Economics, Business Ethics
School of Health Sciences Positions
School of Psychology, Family and Community, Marriage & Family Therapy Position
School of Theology, Christian Ministry Position
School of Theology, Global & Urban Ministry Position

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

Staff Positions

Administrative Assistant, Facilty Management
Assistant Director of Campus & Casey Conference Services, University Services
Budget and Records Manager, Facility Management
Developer/Analyst-Application Systems, Computer and Information Systems
Library Technology Services Coordinator, Library
Microsystems Analyst-Technology Support Services, Computer and Information Systems
Program Assistant, MA-TESOL (.8), College of Arts and Sciences
Undergraduate Academic Counselor, Student Academic Services

For more information on all current staff vacancies, visit the website or stop by the Human Resources office. You can also call Employment Manager 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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