SPU Commencement Is Saturday, June 11

Seattle Pacific University will hold its Undergraduate Commencement exercises on Saturday, June 11, beginning at 1 p.m. at Key Arena, 305 Harrison Street, in Seattle. The event will be streamed live. More than 1,200 students will graduate from SPU this spring.

During Commencement, SPU will honor its oldest living alumni couple. Mill Creek residents Forest Gibson and Mary Louise Gibson entered Seattle Pacific College together, and Forest graduated in 1939. The couple are both now 99 years old. Commencement also marks the start of SPU’s 125th anniversary year.

The speaker is Phyllis Campbell, chairman, Pacific Northwest, of JPMorgan Chase & Co. She previously served as president/CEO of The Seattle Foundation, the largest community foundation in Washington.  

Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University is a leading Christian university that equips people to engage the culture and change the world. Its comprehensive academic program serves more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Known for both their competence and character, SPU graduates are bringing about positive change in communities around the globe.

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016