News

News

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.



  • Transfer Open House on December 11

    Dec 7, 2017

    If you’ve completed college coursework after high school, come get your questions answered about the transfer experience at an open house just for you.

  • Falcons at Home

    Dec 7, 2017

    The women's basketball team plays Saint Martin's on Saturday, December 9, at 2 p.m. in Brougham Pavilion.

  • Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Dec 7, 2017

    Campus flags are at half-staff for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

  • College to Career

    Dec 4, 2017

    Whatever your dream career might be, SPU professors, mentors, and faculty advisors will help you develop a personalized plan for how to get there. See all the resources available.

  • Resources for Advent

    Dec 3, 2017

    Campus Ministries has prepared daily Scripture readings and a short challenge for each day during Advent.

  • Falcon Named to All-West Region Honoree

    Dec 2, 2017

    Senior defender Chaz Jenkins was honored as a member of the men's soccer All-West Region team compiled by the United Soccer Coaches. Jenkins was selected to the 12-man second team, making him one of the region’s top NCAA Division II players.

  • Come to "Tradition"

    Dec 1, 2017

    Created and designed by students, tonight's event in Tiffany Loop beginning at 7 p.m. includes treats, hot chocolate, crafts, reindeer, live music, and much more. 

  • Falcons Earn Academic Honors

    Nov 21, 2017

    Seattle Pacific is one of 32 Division II schools honored by the NCAA with a Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence.

  • Thanksgiving Chapel and Communion Service

    Nov 19, 2017

    The SPU community will gather for this special chapel on Tuesday, November 21, to share testimonies of God’s faithfulness in the lives of students, staff, and faculty.

  • Welcome Back, Tent City 3

    Nov 17, 2017

    On Saturday, November 18, one of King County's self-managed homeless communities will move onto campus for a temporary stay. This is the third time Seattle Pacific has hosted the community. Learn more.


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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