Vox Populi: Did you do anything interesting for Spring Break?

POSTED BY: Mike Thee
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Nicaragua License PlateA group of 14 faculty and staff traveled to Nicaragua over spring break for an immersion experience led by Joe Orlando, assistant vice president for mission and ministry. In the past decade-plus, more than 130 faculty and staff and 32 students have taken part in the mission-deepening trip. This year’s group included:

Joyce Allen (registrar), Michael Andrews (dean of Matteo Ricci College), Connie Anthony (chair of political science), Azita Emami (dean of Nursing), Leticia Guardiola-Saenz (assistant professor of School of Theology and Ministry), Paul Holland (associate dean of Law), Jerry Huffman (assistant vice president for human resources), Michael Kerns (associate vice president of Facilities), Joe Orlando (assistant vice president for mission and ministry), Joe Phillips (dean of Albers School of Business and Economics), Carol Schneider (director of Student Academic Services), Debra Stauffer (assistant dean of Nursing), Jen Tilghman-Havens (associate director of Jesuit Mission & Identity) and Lindsay Whitlow (assistant professor of biology).

Joyce Allen has created a slideshow of the trip that you can view at Nicaragua 2010. For more information about the Nicaragua immersion trip, visit Nicaragua

Lee Peterson, assistant director, choral music, writes:

“With travel funds and a car not part of my current reality, I made do with trips to outlying regions of my inner landscape. I taught myself to crochet so that I could finally get a grasp of hyperbolic geometry. I read about 40 books. I rode the bus a lot.”

Sue Hogan, School of Theology and Ministry, writes:San Xavier Mission

"Sue and Jim Hogan spent a wonderful week in Tucson, Arizona. The weather was warm and sunny; the evenings still cool.  Highlights included quality time with family, a wild flower tour and lunch at Tohono Chul Park, a beautiful botanical garden, and a trip to San Xavier Del Bac Mission (right). The Mission was founded in 1692. Franciscan missionary Fr. Juan Bautista Velderrain began construction on the present structure in 1782.  It is the oldest intact European structure in Arizona."

Share your Spring Break experience with us by e-mailing theem@seattleu.edu.


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Sue Hogan, School of Theology and Ministry, writes "Sue and Jim Hogan spent a wonderful week in Tucson, Arizona. The weather was warm and sunny the evenings still cool.  Highlights included quality time with family, a wild flower tour and lunch

Posted by Mike Thee at 05/18/2010 11:43:51 AM