President Dan Martin had these words to honor veterans at the November 10, 2015, Chapel service:
“I would like to welcome you this morning as we gather together to recognize and honor our country’s veterans. Of course, as we do every year, classes are canceled tomorrow in recognition of the official federal holiday honoring those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Even beginning this time at 11 a.m. carries special meaning as it reflects Armistice Day and Remembrance Day — both recognize the formal end of World War I at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month of 1918. Read more.
News and Events for SPU Parents and Families
SPU Ranked No. 2 in
Colleges — Best Value”
in the West by U.S. News & World Report
We are excited to report that Seattle Pacific University has been ranked No. 2 in the category “Best Colleges — Best Value” in the West in U.S. News & World Report’
s 2016 college rankings. Read more
Join Us for Parents Weekend
Parents, plan now to join the larger SPU community while connecting with your student at a range of events, including class visits, tailgate dinner, basketball games, student Talent Show, parents’ breakfast, and theatre performances.
Parents Weekend at Homecoming
January 29–30, 2016
Rich in school pride and time-honored traditions, this weekend is an opportunity to come together as a community to connect, be inspired, and celebrate. Don’t miss one of our biggest campus events of the year!
Career Events and Classes for Your Student
Life After College Week
Life After College week is an annual offering of the Center for Career and Calling (CCC) that features presentations from professional career coaches, marketing managers, professors, recruiters, and more, on topics ranging from marketing yourself to managing your money. Details are in the making, but you can read about Life After College Week 2014 for an idea of what’s in store for your student at this free weeklong event. See all CCC events.
Winter Quarter registration has begun, and your student can register for one of the classes offered by the Center for Career and Calling for help with finding a vocation, career exploration, choosing a major, planning a career, and more. Learn more.
Social Justice at Seattle Pacific
Watch how Seattle Pacific University students, professors, and staff are engaging in social justice, not only in the classroom and on campus but in the broader community as well.