Student Activities
Student Clubs

Special Interest and Miscellaneous

  • Albers Club Council (INACTIVE)

    Albers Club Council is focused on collaboration and programming with all Albers clubs. The purpose of this organization is to effectively communicate with all Albers Club leaders to plan events collaboratively. This club consists of all the Albers club leaders.

    Contact

    Jeff Lee
    leej32@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    John McLean
    mcleanj@seattleu.edu

    Albers Graduate Student Council (INACTIVE)

    AGSA is a student-run organization committed to enriching the educational experience of Graduate Business Students at Seattle University.  AGSA is designed to meet the needs of the graduate business student through social events and guest speakers. The goal of AGSA is to foster a strong sense of community among graduate business students by encouraging networking between students, faculty, alumni and members of the business community.

    Contact

    Bonnie Buchanan
    buchanab@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Loc Nguyen
    nguye231@seattleu.edu

    ArtSideOut (ACTIVE)

    The purpose of this organization is to provide students of Seattle University with an artistic community both studio-based, as well as art history-based. ArtSideOut will offer opportunities for members to participate in the arts community both on campus and off through various means including: free figure modeling sessions, public art walks throughout the city, The Honest Crit (student art critiques involving members of the Seattle arts community), as well as other arts-based events throughout the year. The club is meant to be an organic organization where communication and participation as well as delegation are highly encouraged. All ArtSideOut events will be free for attendees as to encourage as much participation, regardless of economic standpoint, as possible.

    Contact

    David Strand
    strandd@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Francisco Guerrero
    guerrero@seattleu.edu

    Cadet Council

    To represent the voice of the cadets in Seattle University Army ROTC and to coordinate and manage community service events, battalion social events, and fund-raising activities

    Contact

    Casey Madayag
    madayagc@seattlue.edu

    Certified Managerial Accounting Club

    The purpose of the club is to raise awareness of careers in accounting for any students interested, but primarily accounting students in the Albers school of Business and Economics. Focusing on opportunities in industry (cost) accounting, and an emphasis on accounting certifications aside from the CPA, and providing networking and educational opportunities.

    Contact

    Brian York
    yorkb1@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Peter Yedinak
    yedinakp@seattlu.edu

    Colleges Against Cancer (Relay For Life) (ACTIVE)

    Website

    Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by working to implement the programs and mission of the American Cancer Society. 

    Contact

    Jen Ertl
    ertlj@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Heather Brown
    brownh@seattleu.edu

    Culinary Society of Seattle University (ACTIVE)

    The purpose of our club is to provide hands-on education on how to effectively shop for groceries and cook healthy foods from a variety of cultures. We meet bi-monthly where we break up into teams of two members each- a more and less experienced member. Each member cooks a recipe that was picked out previously and our club comes together to eat and talk about the family or ethnic culture about each dish. We also throw on events for the student body and are looking into volunteer opportunities.

    Contact

    Alex Koruga
    korugaa@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Hilary Hawley
    hawleyh@seattleu.edu

    Dance Alliance (ACTIVE)

    Website

    DA's undertaking is to provide an atmosphere where Seattle University students and affiliates can meet and share their mutual interest in dance, as well as explore different dance styles. Dance Alliance is an inclusive organization for students of all skill levels.

    Contact

    Shraddha Shirude
    shirude1@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Dr. Jessica Ludescher
    ludeschj@seattleu.edu

    Drop the Bass (INACTIVE)*

    Drop the Bass is a new all-female a cappella group at Seattle University! This group's purpose is to pay homage to classic all-girl groups and the barbershop genre by practicing and performing classic jazz and soul a cappella pieces.

    Contact

    Lucy Spicer
    spicerl@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Joy Sherman
    jsherman@seattleu.edu

    Engineers for a Sustainable World  (ACTIVE)

    The mission of Engineers for a Sustainable World is to partner with developing communities worldwide in order to improve their quality of life. This partnership involves the implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while involving and training internationally responsible engineers and engineering students. To learn more, visit seattleu-esw.org.

    Contact

    Nataya Rakpanitmanee
    rakpanit@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Dr. Phillip Thompson
    Thompson@seattleu.edu

    Fashion Club of Seattle University (ACTIVE)

    Website

    The Fashion Club of Seattle University works to create fashion awareness on campus and strives to be involved in the local fashion of scene of Seattle. Fashion Club works to promote the professional development of students interested in the fashion industry by hosting bi-monthly meetings, guest speakers from the Seattle community, and the production of our annual "On My Block" Fashion Show.

    Contact

    Chelsea Johnston
    johnst22@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Harmony Arnold
    College of Arts and Sciences
    arnoldh@seattleu.edu

    Food for Thought

    Food for Thought will be a club where people can get together and discuss food justice, animal justice, and sustainable living. Food for Thought will talk about what our culture does to cause injustice for people and animals. We will have meetings where we discuss articles and movies surrounding those topics as well as cooking nights, where we will make cruelty-free food. The group will make more students aware about these issues.

    Contact

    Susanna Waldrop
    waldrops@seattleu.edu

    GrammyU at Seattle University

    GRAMMY U is a unique and fast-growing community of college students, primarily between the ages of 17 and 25, who are pursuing a career in the recording industry. GRAMMY U events and special programs touch on all aspects of the music industry, from the technology to the tracks themselves. Events are scheduled throughout the semester to give GRAMMY U members a wide variety of experiences and professional development. Because we are part of The Recording Academy, members have extraordinary access to the industry and its artists.

    Contact

    Jacqueline Wade
    wadej@seattleu.edu

    Harry Potter Alliance (INACTIVE)

    The Harry Potter Alliance is a group of people who are inspired by the Harry Potter series, as well as other literature, to fight for equality, human rights, and literacy.

    Contact

    Alex Pierce
    piercej5@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Mary-Antoinette Smith
    masmith@seattleu.edu

    Her Campus Seattle U

    Her Campus is an online magazine that is targeted toward the college female. Content of this magazine focuses on life, love, wellness, pop culture, fashion, career, and much more. Her Campus is also works with brands to help reach college markets both online and offline.

    Contact

    Nicole Santiago
    santiag4@seattleu.edu

    InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

    InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Seattle University desires to be the hands and feet of Jesus through service, prayer and community. We hope to serve the campus and community in tangible ways. We hope to pray in order to grow in our love for God and His purposes in the world, as well as to grow in our love for others.

    Contact

    Katherine Tengan
    tengank@seattleu.edu

    Literary Society (INACTIVE)

    Literary Society is a community for avid readers, aspiring writers, and those who want a place to talk about literature on campus. Along with meetings every other week, we hope to host a variety of different events throughout the school year, as well as provide opportunities for students hoping to give back to the community through the literary arts or pursue a career in the field.We value open discussion about literature and writing, a welcoming environment for students of any major, providing a recreational space to pursue literary appreciation, and engagement in the local literary community outside of Seattle University.

    Contact

    Katie Gilbert
    gilbertk@seattleu.edu

    Advisors

    Dr. Aguirre
    aguirrer@seattleu.edu

    Seattle University Design Collective (INACTIVE)

    The purpose of this organization is to build and expand the student design community at Seattle University through promoting and attending design-related events held in the greater Seattle community, as well as hosting various events on campus. We also plan to administrate and organize the Seattle University student design community into a fluid work group that in turn will provide visual continuity for Seattle University’s design and aesthetics. Throughout the school year, our group will reach out to other clubs and organizations on campus and collaborate to develop and produce design work to fulfill the creative needs for the respective groups, while also building professional development skills for student designers.

    Contact

    Kelli-Anne Ho
    hok@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Alexander Mouton
    moutona@seattleu.edu

    Seattle University Game Club

    The Seattle University Game Club is the continuation of the former SU Video Gamers Alliance(also formerly known as the VGA). The primary difference is that the SU Game Club is that we are opening up the range of activities to include non-video games and other fun activities and events.

    Contact

    Nima Zeighami
    zeighami@seattleu.edu

    Seattle University 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 traditional 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.

    Contact

    Kirsti Ruud
    ruudk@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Gina Lopardo
    glopardo@seattleu.edu

    The Seattle University Jazz Band

    The purpose of The Seattle University Jazz Band shall be to provide for students of Seattle University opportunities to play jazz and other music for enjoyment, performance, and other related purposes. Student members of The Seattle University Jazz Band shall play in small combos, one large “Big Band,” or other arrangements deemed appropriate by the membership. At select times determined by the membership, The Seattle University Jazz Band may work in collaboration with the Seattle University Swing Dance Club to provide music for dancing. We shall, as an organization, encourage positive attitude collaboration, and foster the building of musical skills, confidence in performance, and outstanding artistic expression among club members.

    Contact

    Ben Klontz
    klontzb@seattleu.edu

    Seattle University Toastmasters

    The mission of Seattle University Toastmasters is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.

    Contact

    Bryan Player
    playerb@seattleu.edu

    Seattle University Veterans Committee (ACTIVE)

    To foster a community that supports both present and former members of the United States military services during their time at Seattle University. 

    Contact

    Jerome Wald
    waldj@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Justin Peel
    peelj@seattleu.edu  

    Society of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (SEES) (INACTIVE)

    A club that unites environmental engineers and scientists on campus by creating a sense of community, networking with the broader scientific and engineering community, and volunteering time to preserve and protect the environment. This year our large project is the EPA RainWorks Challenge. We are meeting with the architects for the potential new science building on campus and designing a project that would reduce SU's stormwater footprint. We also plan to have speakers, restoration field trips, and socializing events.

    Contact

    Caitlyn Echterling
    echterli@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Dr. Mike Marsolek
    MarsoleM@seattleu.edu

    Student Alumni Ambassadors (ACTIVE)

    Seattle University’s Student Alumni Ambassadors are dedicated to serve as university representatives to bridge the gap between undergraduate students and alumni by fostering opportunities for personal and professional development within the living Redhawk Network.

    Contact

    Nina Cataldo
    cataldon@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Caitlin Hoover
    hooverc1@seattleu.edu  

    SU Ascend (ACTIVE)

    The Ascend Seattle Chapter is looking to build a clear path of communication between professional members of the Ascend organization and students looking for mentorship, leadership, and networking opportunities. Particularly as an Asian-American or Pacific Islander, it can sometimes be difficult to find a role model with a shared background to turn to when seeking guidance as college years go by, graduations approach, and careers begin. The Ascend Seattle Chapter looks to help in creating a framework that will allow for student members of the organization to openly turn to professional members for mentorship and guidance. We are looking for the best and the brightest to join the Ascend organization as student members, and make the most of what Ascend has to offer, including: fun and impactful networking events, mentoring relationships with experienced professionals looking to help, leadership opportunities to help you grow and prepare for your future

    Contact

    My Linh Hoang
    hoangm6@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Yantao Wang
    wangya@seattleu.edu

    Super Smash Brothers Club

    The Smash Bros. Club aims to create and foster a community through the fighting game Super Smash Brothers because of its competitive, local and fun gameplay.

    Contact

    Andrew Park
    parka@seattleu.edu

    D1 Improv (ACTIVE)

    An improvisation club whose goals are to provide education and experience in improvisational technique so that persons involved may pursue improv outside of a school setting.

    Contact

    Peter King
    kingp1@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Rosa Joshi
    joshir@seattleu.edu

    Swing Dance Club (ACTIVE)

    This club is helping to preserve the beautiful and fun dance of swing. We learn to appreciate big band jazz and 20's-30's styles and steps. This club is a great opportunity for students to meet one another, get off campus, and have immense amounts of fun.

    Contact

    Nicole Schlaeppi
    schlaepp@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Paulette Kidder
    pwkidder@seattleu.edu  

    Unauthorized to Harmonize (INACTIVE)

    Unauthorized to Harmonize (UTH) is an a cappella group that performs for the Seattle University community.

    Contact

    Olivia Ghersen
    gherseno@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Joy Sherman
    jsherman@seattleu.edu

    Video Gamer's Alliance (INACTIVE)

    Create a space/social scene for those interested in video games, gaming in general, and other nerdiness.

    Contact

    Jackson Van Dyck
    vandyckj@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Dan Washburn
    Office of Information Technology - Classroom Support
    washburn@seattleu.edu

    W.O.R.D (Writing On Rainy Days) (ACTIVE)

    Seattle University's Creative Writing Club, W.O.R.D, strives to create and establish a community of writers on the SU campus, to encourage creativity through poetry, prose and other writing forms, and to support literacy and a wider appreciation of literature throughout campus and the surrounding Seattle community.

    Contact

    Miranda Benson 
    bensonm@seattleu.edu  

    Advisor

    Susan Meyers
    meyerss@seattleu.edu