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Engage! 2015–16 Public Events

Renowned national and international speakers, some of Seattle's most engaging theatre performances, memorable concerts, outstanding athletic competition. SPU hosts many opportunities for you to connect with others and enrich your life. Explore upcoming events and get involved.

Daryl Tate

A Christian Approach to Technology? 
Thursday, October 8, 2015

Dr. Daryl Tate, an instructional technology scholar, presents two lectures on the topics of content, teaching, technology, and faith. Learn more.

Lisa Slavovsky

“Seek Justice, Do Justice, and Sustain Justice: Building Community in a Broken World”
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The keynote speaker for SPU’s annual Day of Common Learning is Lisa Slavovsky with International Justice Mission. She will speak on “Who is My Neighbor? Responding to God’s Call for Justice for the Poor." Learn more.

theatre light

Elephant’s Graveyard
November 12–14, 19–21, 2015 

SPU Theatre presents this true story of the tragic results when a struggling circus visits a small town in Tennessee. Learn more.

Dan Price '08

Alumnus Dan Price Returns to Campus
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The founder and CEO of Gravity Payments, who recently made headlines when he decided to raise his company's minimum salary to $70,000, talks about his 40-year-goal is to help business focus on purpose and serving others. Learn more.

Color Forms exhibit at the SPAC

Color Forms
Through November 27, 2015

The Art Center Gallery presents a multi-media exhibit exploring the use of color in a variety of forms, including paintings, knitted pieces, and an installation of more than 30 quilts from around the world curated by alumna Jessica Susan Vehorn. Learn more.

Sacred Sounds

Sacred Sounds of Christmas
Monday, November 30, 2015

This much-anticipated annual event features the best of sacred Advent music and Christmas carols from around the world, performed by the Music Department's nationally recognized student and faculty musicians. Learn more.

John Perkins

Annual John M. Perkins Lecture Series
April 18-19, 2016

The co-founder of SPU’s John Perkins Center for Reconciliation, Leadership Training, and Community Development returns to campus. More details coming soon.