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News and Events for SPU Parents and Families

Students in Tiffany Loop on a sunny spring day

Advice to parents: Summer is coming!

Spring is a busy time for students. They are finishing up the year — and preparing to head into summer to begin summer jobs, do mission work, take classes, study abroad, prepare for graduate school, or begin their careers. We asked parents of current and past SPU students for their advice for summer. Read what they had to say.

Inside SPU

Early-bird tickets on sale now: Crowder comes to SPU

Falcon formation chart Grammy-nominated, David Crowder has been called a worship leader, a creative genius, and a mad scientist. Don’t miss one of Christian music’s most original and exciting performers — coming to the Seattle Pacific campus. Tickets on sale now!

Business as a Calling Day: “Heroic Leadership”

How Students Pay for College Thursday, May 12
9 a.m.–noon

Each year, the School of Business, Government, and Economics hosts “Business as a Calling Day,” when students have the opportunity to hear from a visionary business leader or entrepreneur. This year SBGE welcomes Chris Lowney, author of Heroic Leadership. Encourage your student to attend this event! Admission is free, and your student can reserve a spot by emailing Gene Kim, interim director, Center for Integrity in Business.





Upcoming events

Dad’s Day 2016

April 30, 2016
Upper Gwinn Commons

Join us for this annual event full of fun and connection between current students and their fathers.

Your day includes a great breakfast and championship soccer, when Seattle Sounders FC take on Columbus Crew SC at CenturyLink Field. Add in the Mainstage Theatre performance of “Spitfire Grill: The Musical” back on campus that evening, and you have a full day of fun and bonding with your student.

Register now for Dad’s Day.

Commencement 2016

Friday and Saturday
June 10 and 11

Is your student graduating this year? The 2016 Commencement website is a helpful resource to assist you in making plans to attend your student’s graduation celebration events. “Families and friends, you too are to be celebrated,” says Provost Jeff Van Duzer, “as you’ve supported your student in countless ways throughout his or her university career.”

Career events for your student