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.

  • Looking for a Retreat Location?

    Nov 14, 2015

    For nearly 50 years, SPU's Camp Casey on Whidbey Island has been hosting churches, schools, and other organizations.

  • A One-of-a-Kind Community

    Nov 13, 2015

    You’ll experience life-changing relationships and support only possible in a small, close-knit setting like SPU.

  • Helping Veterans Heal

    Nov 11, 2015

    Clinical psychology graduates are among the single largest source of interns at VA medical centers in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Serving Veterans at Seattle Pacific

    Nov 10, 2015

    Seattle Pacific University has a long history of supporting and honoring our veterans on and off campus.

  • Upcoming Music Concerts

    Nov 10, 2015

    The SPU Music Department hosts a series of concerts featuring choral and instrumental ensembles and faculty.

  • Global Orphan Nation

    Nov 10, 2015

    Learn about SPU alumni who are working with Deyneka Ministries to establish "a home for every orphan.”

  • Veterans Day Ceremony and Chapel

    Nov 6, 2015

    Due to the many concerns we heard from inside and outside the SPU community, we have changed the Veterans Day ceremonies scheduled for Tuesday, November 10.

  • Falcons in Playoffs!

    Nov 6, 2015

    The women’s soccer team advances to the conference championship game against top seed Western Washington on Saturday.

  • Color Forms

    Nov 6, 2015

    SPU’s Art Center Gallery presents a multi-media exhibit exploring the use of color in a variety of forms, including paintings and knitted pieces.

  • Player of the Year

    Nov 5, 2015

    Falcon soccer player Hannah Huesers, the leading women's scorer in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, was honored by the league.

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.