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DECEMBER 2014

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Walls Distinguished Speaker Series Luncheon Features Alec Hill

Attendees of this year's Burton and Ralene Walls Distinguished Speaker Series luncheon will hear from Alec Hill, president and CEO of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA. The event is planned for Tuesday, February 24, at noon. It's our 14th year of introducing outstanding business leaders to our students. Learn more about Alec Hill and the event.



Faithful Business Symposium
In October the Center for Integrity in Business convened a two-day symposium for business and academic leaders to consider ways to calibrate "faithful business." The event attracted participants from across the U.S., and even as far away as London. More about why this symposium was so important.

Michael Naughton 2014 Business as a Calling Day
2014 Business as a Calling Day speaker Dr. Michael Naughton's insights into work as calling, work as giving, and the essential importance of leisure were in sharp contrast to prevailing views of work. Learn more about Dr. Naughton and this special event, and watch his presentation.


Private Business Valuation Team Private Business Valuation Challenge
After a two-year run as an on-campus competition launched in 2010-11, SBGE took this innovative program national in 2013-14. Read more about where it's headed.


SPU Grads Going Places A Closer Look at SBGE's Global Development Program
The Bachelor of Arts program in Global Development Studies was created by listening to students' aspirations and by collecting the opinions of CEOs in nonprofits about the types of skills desired in graduates. Here's a closer look.


ThirdSectorCompany Who Will Lead the Nonprofit?
Seattle Pacific University and ThirdSectorCompany are partnering to prepare the next generation of nonprofit leaders for strategic governance of mission-based organizations. The Northwest Academy for Nonprofit Governance at SPU will offer six sessions over Winter Quarter, covering such topics as The Science of Board Development and The Strategic Board of Directors.
Learn more.

SBE Alumnus to Lead Team in Nepal
Kyle Hansen '09, a Seattle Pacific SBE alumnus, works for Action International Ministries, a missionary-sending organization with 250 missionaries in 25 countries worldwide. Learn more about his ministry.

On Capitol Hill
Chad Prince '11, a staffer for Congresswoman Suzan Del Bene and an SPU Political Science alumnus, was recently named to the "50 most beautiful" on Capitol Hill.

Randall Lane Inclusion & Diversity Super Star
Randall Lane, one of our Executive Advisory Board members, was recently recognized as the 2014 Inclusion & Diversity Super Star by Diversity Woman magazine, and honored at their Diversity Leadership "Stars Who Mean Business" awards celebration on October 9 at the Grand Floridian Convention Center in Orlando. More on the award.

Cindy Strong Review: On Moral Business
Is profit greed, or simply the cost of doing business in the future? Business and Economics Library Liaison Cindy Strong reviews On Moral Business: Classical and Contemporary Resources for Ethics in Economic Life. Read the review.

 



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From the Dean: Accreditation Time

A few weeks ago we welcomed three business school deans to SPU for our five-year AACSB on-campus accreditation review. Read more from the dean.

Joseph Williams

Joseph Williams, Dean


Coming Soon: SBGE Alumni Breakfast

Come visit with former classmates and hear about the "new and improved" School of Business, Government, and Economics on Saturday, February 7, in the Fine Center at First Free Methodist Church. You can reserve your seat now; watch your email early in January for details. For more information contact Kathy Stegman at kstegman@spu.edu or 206-281-2992.


MS-ISM 30th Anniversary Celebration

The Master of Science in Information Systems Management degree program at SPU is marking its 30th anniversary with a special event on Saturday, February 7, from 1:45 to 3:45 p.m. Learn more about the celebration, and how to attend.


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