Committee on Homelessness

SPU’s Committee on Homelessness works with students, faculty, and staff to incorporate this initiative through academics, advocacy, and service.

Committee members include:

  • Niki Amarantides, Director of the Center for Learning (co-chair)
  • Celeste Cranston, Director of the Center for Biblical and Theological Education
  • Liz Gruchala-Gilbert, College of Arts and Sciences Librarian
  • Alison Estep, Director of University Communications
  • Sandra Hartje, Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Kristen Hoffman, Psychology and Scholarly Communications Librarian
  • Paul Kim, Coordinator of Global Involvement and Small Groups, John Perkins Center at SPU
  • Bo Lim, University Chaplain; Associate Professor of Old Testament
  • Katherine Nesse, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies; Urban Studies Program Director
  • Kevin Neuhouser, Professor of Sociology
  • Danielle Richmond, Assistant Director of Enrollment Operations
  • Karen Snedker, Associate Professor of Sociology (co-chair)
  • Brittany Tausen, Assistant Professor of Pyschology

Volunteer with TC3

Whether you’re a student, faculty, staff, or part of the larger community, you can help while Tent City 3 encamps on the Seattle Pacific campus. Let us know how you want to help.

Move in day for TC3

Putting homelessness
front and center

Read about how SPU students, faculty, and staff came together to serve their Tent City 3 neighbors.