Here’s a sampling of current and upcoming events open to students and others at SPU’s School of Business, Government, and Economics. These events often feature business and civic leaders and thinkers from around the nation and world.

For past events, see the Events Archive.

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Burton and Ralene Walls Distinguished Speaker Series (Annual)

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

This fall, the School of Business, Government, and Economics welcomes Glenn Lurie, President & CEO, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Operations, Thursday, March 30. This is our 16th year of introducing outstanding business leaders to our students. 

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MAM-SSM Open House

MAM-SSM Open House

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Join us on Thursday, March 30th to learn more about the transformational, 1-year Master of Arts in Management program at Seattle Pacific University.  Meet with current students, alumni, and faculty to get an inside view into this innovative program to learn how you can accelerate your career and make a social or environmental impact at the same time.

Our application deadline is April 1st, so this session is the perfect chance to learn about the program and ask last minute questions before you apply!  Join us, Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM in our MAM-SSM classroom suite, 4 Nickerson St, Seattle, 98109.

To RSVP, just drop an email to our Professional Development Program Manager Janine Thorn,

Lessons in Leadership

Lessons in Leadership with Stephen M. R. Covey

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

The SPU School of Business, Government, and Economics and our Center for Integrity in Business welcomes Stephen M. R. Covey, nationally known speaker and bestselling author of The Speed of Trust, for this day-long professional seminar.