Events Archive

Distinguished Speaker Series 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

This year the annual Burton and Ralene Walls Distinguished Speaker Series Luncheon features former Washington state Governor Gary Locke. This is our 19th year of introducing outstanding business and civic leaders to our students.

Chad Cohen

SBGE Dean's Speaker Series

Monday, October 28, 2019, 9:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

The first of our quarterly Dean's Speaker Series events for 2019-2020 features Mr. Chad Cohen, CFO of Adaptive Biotechnologies.  All are welcome.  RSVP to

Al Erisman

Navigating a World of Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:30 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

Join the artificial intelligence conversation with Dr. Al Erisman. Every 21st century business leader must be armed with some understanding of the implications of AI. It is no longer possible to be an effective leader without comprehending issues of technology. 

Roei Ganzarski

Burton and Ralene Walls Distinguished Speaker Series

Thursday, March 7, 2019, 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

This year the annual Burton and Ralene Walls Distinguished Speaker Series Luncheon features Roei Ganzarski on Thursday, March 7. This is our 18th year of introducing outstanding business leaders to our students.

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Atefeh Riazi

Atefeh Riazi, United Nations Chief Information Technology Officer

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Atefeh Riazi, the United Nations Chief Information and Technology Officer, will be on campus to talk about the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and how data and technology can help advance shared objectives. Join us on Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00 pm in Upper Gwinn. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Register here.

Social Venture Plan

Social Venture Plan Competition Showcase

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 2 p.m.–6 p.m.

Each spring, teams of students from diverse disciplines and various universities develop imaginative plans to address dual bottom lines: financial and social. The event culminates in a public showcase.

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Faith & Co: Film Premiere

Friday, April 6, 2018, 6 p.m.–9 p.m.

April 6th is the premiere of Seattle Pacific University’s exciting new film series, “Faith and Co: Business on Purpose.” We will screen a selection of films from the 13-part series, shot across three continents and incorporating businesspeople from all sectors and positions. (This is a by invitation event.)

Learn about the Faith & Co.: Business on Purpose project.  View the Faith & Co. official trailer.