Student Activities
Student Clubs

Cultural Heritage and Religious

  • African Student Association (ACTIVE)

    The African Students Association (Friends of Africa) is dedicated to enriching the student body's experience on "all things Africa!" Through social and academic events, the club aims to foster cultural awareness, explore topics on Africa, and highlight its richness and beauty. We strive to engage in outreach and volunteer efforts in a bid to serve and improve our community while promoting cultural exchange. Friends of Africa provides a dynamic resource to students interested in Africa. We welcome all to join!

    Club Contact

    Tesi Uwibambe
    uwibambe@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Dr. Saheed Adejumobi
    s.ade@seattleu.edu

    ALPFA SU Chapter (ACTIVE)

    The Student Chapter of ALPFA will provide leadership development, volunteer, internship, and scholarship opportunities to talented students. Active involvement in the organization combined with the ability to network on a national level will help students make a successful transition to their careers. The student chapter provides the means that enable professionals to connect with students and serve as advisors to navigate through the business world.

    Club Contact

    Diego Grandez

    randezq@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Ruben Trevino
    trevino@seattleu.edu

    Atmosphere (ACTIVE)

    Our club’s purpose is to form a community of college students, who are passionate about God, loving others and making a positive impact on the SU campus for Jesus and people. Also as a club, we want to help people grow a relationship with Jesus and show them how relevant He is to us as college students.

     Club Contact
    Shaddye Melu
     melus@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Marilyn Crone
    cronem@seattleu.edu

    Black Student Union (ACTIVE)

    The Black Student Union's purpose is to bring together people of all different backgrounds to discuss common issues and also to extend on outward to others and help the community at Seattle University and the general community.

    Club Contact

    Latanya Jenkins
    jenkins9@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Tiffany Gray 
    greyt@seattleu.edu  

    Seattle Chinese Culture Association (ACTIVE)

    1. Promoting and expressing the beauties of Traditional Chinese Clothes (Hanfu) and its related amenities and culture, letting local residents and other international students learn more about REAL CHINA and Chinese culture to promote deeper cultural exchange and understanding with each others. 

    2. Representing Chinese international students and scholars in Seattle University to communicate with other international students, the Chinese Embassy, local residents and school officers to help Chinese students and scholars have a better life and deeper engagement in SU Campus.

    Club Contact

    Xuejun Li
    lix5@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Jennifer Wascher
    wascherj@seattleu.edu

    Club de Esperanza (INACTIVE)

    Club De Esperanza is a club with a purpose of learning specifically about the relationship between Mexico and the United States. In order to learn more about this relationship the club will hold meetings that will address topics including, but not limited to, the US-Mexico Border, immigration policies, and what it means to be in solidarity with others from another country. The purpose of this club is to identify the relationship between neighborhing countries and existing issues in hopes of learning how to bring about change. 

    Club Contact

    Alison Williams
    willi127@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Paul Milan
    pmilan@seattleu.edu

    Fragments (ACTIVE)

    Fragments seeks to give a platform and opportunity for Seattle U students to creatively express themselves, through original works of art and literature, to an audience they might otherwise not have access to.

    Club Contact

    Trey Tice
    ticet@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Susan Meyers
    meyerss@seattleu.edu

    German Club (INACTIVE)

    The German Club helps give Seattle University students exposure to the German  language and culture in German-speaking countries. We hold regular discussion tables and movie nights along with several food and cultural events per quarter. All are welcome to attend as members do not have to be able to speak the language as we celebrate and explore the German culture.

    Club Contact

    Ethan Smith
    smithe12@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Cordula Brown
    cordulab@seattleu.edu

    Hui O Nani Hawai'i (ACTIVE)

    The purpose of our club is to provide the students of Seattle University with an opportunity to gather together for the purpose of perpetuating and preserving the culture of Hawai'i.  We also want to work with the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and the OMA Alliance to further the interests of the Hui O Nani Hawai'i Club and the alliance.

    Hui O Nani Hawai'i Website: http://huionani.weebly.com/

    Club Contact

    Maluikeau Tang
    tangm3@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Jazz Espiritu
    espiritj@seattleu.edu  

    Indian Student Association (ACTIVE)

    Helping new Indian students conform to the university life

    Club Contact

    Dinesh Kumar
    chinnasa@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Nalini Iyer
    niyer@seattleu.edu

    Indonesian Student Association Seattle University (ISASU) (ACTIVE)

    The purpose of this organization shall be To bring about greater awareness of Indonesia's culture amongst the student body of Seattle University through various events and activities. To enhance communication between students and promote a cohesive study and work environment. To create a warm and welcoming environment for prospective Indonesian students looking to further their education at Seattle University.

    Club Contact

    Yosef K. Widjaja
    widjaja@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Dale Watanabe
    International Student Center
    watanad@seattleu.edu

    Interfaith/Interspiritual Circle

    A student-led group working for worship, learning, conversation and fellowship amongst people of all religions and spiritual inclinations, including atheist, humanist, agnostic and don’t know.

    Club Contact

    Tsukina Blessing
    blessing@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Tad Munroe
    monroet@seattleu.edu 

    International Cooking Club (ACTIVE)

    We strive to foster a place of fellowship for international and domestic students to learn from and teach one another how to cook foods from around the world. Through this we not only seek to develop a deeper appreciation for diverse culinary tastes, but also to develop relationships that merge the domestic and international communities at Seattle University.

    Club Contact

    Kirsti Ruud
    ruudk@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Gina Lopardo
    glopardo@seattleu.edu

    Japanese Student Association (ACTIVE)

    The Japanese Student Association is a cultural club that any student who wishes may join. The goal of the club is to promote Japanese culture on campus through educative events. We also serve the Japanese community in Seattle by volunteering at the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington (JCCCW).

    Club Contact

    Trey Takara
    takarat@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Shizuko Suenaga
    suenagas@seattleu.edu  

    Korean Student Union (ACTIVE)

    To learn more about Korea and promote greater awareness of Korea's cultural identity and influence through networking with students, alumni, and community members; to celebrate Korean culture through food, dance, and other activities held throughout the year; and to acknowledge the Korean and Korean-American student body at Seattle University.

    Club Contact

    Erica Lee
    leee12@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Amber Archibald
     archibaa@seattleu.edu 

    Jewish Student Union (INACTIVE)

    The JSU exists to provide a place for Jewish students to meet and connect on the SU campus as well as provide opportunities for the wider community to experience and learn more about Jewish culture and practices through campus wide events and programs.

    Club Contact

    Izzy Gardon
    gardoni@seattleu.edu

    Latin American Cultural Awareness Student Alliance (LA CASA) (ACTIVE)

    The purpose of LA CASA shall be to nurture an inclusive community for those interested in Latin American cultures through the engagement of Seattle University's core values.

    Club Contact

    Rosemary Frausto
    fraustor@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Kaily Serralta
    serralta@seattleu.edu

    Marianas TaoTao Tano Club (ACTIVE)

    We are a cultural club seeking to spread awareness of the Marianas' Islands' cultures throughout Seattle University and the greater Seattle Area. 

    Club Contact

    Jessy Hardy
    hardyj@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Ryan Greene
    greener@seattleu.edu

    Moviemento Estudiantil Chican@ Hispan@ Latin@ de Aztlan (MECHA)(ACTIVE)

    Student organization that works to promote social justic and higher education. MECHLA also works to education and serve the surrounding community through community service, cultural and social events, and educational workshops (i.e. Day of the Dead, Celebracion)

    Club Contact

    Israel Lopez
    lopezi@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Monica Tofoya
     afoyam@seattleu.edu 

    Ohana Christian Club SU (ACTIVE)

    The purpose of this organization shall be the meeting of students who wish to learn more about the Christian faith, through a weekly Bible study, as well as occasional prayer groups. The purpose is to build a sense of community within the Bible study group to encourage students to accept a faith-filled life, and to promote spiritual growth. We are affiliated with a church in Bellevue.

    Club Contact

    Yelei (Richard) Hou
    houy@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Michael Matriotti
    matriom@seattleu.edu

    Saudis Student Club (ACTIVE)

    This club will help Saudi students to gather and celebrate the holidays. In addition, Saudi students club will enhance the overall educational experience for Saudi students by creating study groups to help student overcome the language and culture barriers.

    Club Contact

    Yahya Alyami
    alyamiy@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Ryan Greene
    greener@seattleu.edu

    Student Athlete Fellowship (ACTIVE)

    Student Athlete Fellowship exists to foster inter-sport community centered on both sport and faith. We desire to provide opportunities for Seattle University student-athletes to be encouraged in fellowship and pursue faith through the platform of sports. We hope to see every student-athlete at Seattle University know and understand they have an environment which they can explore their faith in community with fellow student-athletes and find a place for their needs to be met in such a way that God is glorified.

    Club Contact

    Nate McLaughlin
    mclaug14@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Tad Munroe
    munroet@seattleu.edu

    Taiwanese Student Association (INACTIVE)

    Taiwanese Student Association is a student-run organization that promotes Taiwanese culture and language in the Seattle University community and the local community at large. SUTSA is dedicated to helping new Taiwanese students fit into the new environment by creating a family-like atmosphere on campus. SUTSA encourages current Taiwanese students or any Seattle University students to engage in various extracurricular activities, and empowers them to work and study in a multicultural and diverse world. 

    Club Contact

    Wei-Chieh, Hu
    huw@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Frank J. Shih
    fshih@seattleu.edu

    United Filipino Club (ACTIVE)

    http://students.seattleu.edu/clubs/ufc/

    The United Filipino Club of Seattle University strives to provide members of the community with an opportunity to further their knowledge of the Filipino culture and traditions. Through our events and activities, we hope to create a sense of family as well as promote community involvement and awareness of our heritage to bring meaning to our identity as Filipino-Americans or as members who wish to share this culture. We also aim to foster the development of leaders that will continuously educate themselves beyond their academic experience to affect the greater community.

    Club Contact

    Robert Gianan
     giananr1@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Angel Asuncion-Reed asuncioa@seattleu.edu  

    Vietnamese Student Association (ACTIVE)

    http://students.seattleu.edu/clubs/viet/

    The purpose of the Vietnamese Student Association is to increase social interests and involvement of its club members as a part of the Seattle University student body. The Vietnamese Student Association is an opportunity for the club members to create sense of connection and belonging within the club, as well as to the Associated Students of Seattle University (ASSU). The goal of the Vietnamese student Association is to encourage cross cultural interaction and communication to promote better understanding, higher education, and closer ties among its students. The Vietnamese Student Association will work within the articles and by-laws of the Constitution of the Associated Students of Seattle University to continue with its heritage and at the same time share the richness and beauty of its traditions and customs with those around them.

    Club Contact

    Selena Tsang-Nuyen
    tsangngu@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Le Xuan Hy
     hyl@seattleu.edu