Service Day

This is one of the groups of SU faculty and staff that participated in Service Day on Thursday, Aug. 14. Employees fanned out to a number of locations in the neighborhood to lend a hand on a variety of projects to help our community partners. When the work was done, all faculty and staff were treated to lunch at the Quad.


Catching up with Ryan Sawyer

SU's second Rhodes Scholar talks about his time at the university and life since graduating.

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Parting Words

A retiring Albers professor looks back on an illustrious career that spanned 47 years and shares what she'll take away from her SU experience.

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Just Sustainability

A key milestone is marked in the life of the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability as it hosts its inaugural conference.

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Answer Me This

What used to be in the nooks that can be seen in the Bannan stairwell?

Answer Me This is a forum for addressing questions about working at Seattle University and campus life.

All Things Jesuit

Conversant colleagues

Two of our colleagues have contributed pieces for the latest Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education.

SU Snapshot

Gary Fernandes, laboratory manager in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, shares this behind-the-scenes glimpse at how SU’s students are helping to solve the problems of the day.


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The Watercooler

Have you taken any pictures of what you’ve been up to this summer? Please send them in to us. Marketing Communications is putting together a gallery of photos of summer activities undertaken by SU employees which will be shown during the President’s Welcome on Sept. 19. The submissions will also appear in an upcoming edition of The Commons.

Faculty and Staff Campaign: The numbers are in--click here to find out how many employees participated and how much was raised.


SU liberal arts grads among highest paidSeattle University ranks among the nation’s top 10 colleges with the highest paid liberal arts graduates, according to College Factual, which challenges the status quo to help prospective students make better decisions about college. “In addition to having high academic standards and outcomes for its graduates, the university is very diverse,” College Factual reports. “The average starting salary of graduates with liberal arts degrees is $46,000 a year, with midcareer salaries of $79,000.”
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