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What’s happening at SPU? This is where you’ll find the latest news about research, events, activities, achievements, and milestones in the life of SPU and its people.



  • Kristen Eddings

    Young Alumna of the Year

    Jul 28, 2015

    Kristen Eddings Tetteh ’06 is passionate in rallying others to defeat the world’s most pressing health challenges.

  • Power Outage

    Jul 27, 2015

    A section of lower Queen Anne Hill including the SPU campus is currently without power. More information at Seattle City Light.

  • Falcons

    Academic Honors for Falcons

    Jul 27, 2015

    For the second straight year, the Falcons earned a spot on the WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll.

  • Global Development Graduates

    Global Development Studies

    Jul 26, 2015

    This major combines a liberal arts perspective on global issues with courses in business.

  • Camp Casey

    Alumni Rates at Camp Casey

    Jul 25, 2015

    SPU alumni receive discount rates at Camp Casey Conference Center and Fort Casey Inn on Whidbey Island.

  • Photo: SPU sign on campus

    SPU a “Best Value”

    Jul 24, 2015

    U.S. News & World Report's 2015 “America's Best Colleges” issue ranked SPU #4 in the category “Best Value.”

  • Graduate School

    Continue Your Education

    Jul 23, 2015

    SPU offers a wide range of programs and courses to meet the needs of today's professionals.

  • Flag at half staff

    Flags at Half-Staff

    Jul 22, 2015

    The campus flag is at half-staff in memory of those killed in the recent shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

  • Mark Moschetti

    Excellence in Communications

    Jul 21, 2015

    Mark Moschetti was honored by the NCAA Division II, U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

  • etc Spring 2015

    Magazine for Prospective Students

    Jul 20, 2015

    Ready to hear the real stories behind Seattle Pacific University? Read etc.

Dr. Christopher Jones and a young patient

Holistic Health Care in the Rainier Valley

Dr. Christopher Jones ’94 hopes the families in his medical practice never need to ask: “Is my kid sick enough that I should pay for a doctor’s visit?” Medical director of HopeCentral, a nonprofit health center, he and his team have adapted the concept of concierge medicine to a diverse Seattle neighborhood.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Leland Saunders

What Makes Us Moral?

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Leland Saunders earned a $10,100 Graves Award in Humanities for his research project, “The Structure of Moral Judgement: Philosophical Perspectives.” His research responds to recent arguments that human beings’ concepts of morality are just a quirk of evolution and don't connect to anything deeper.

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