Since SU's Community Service Leave benefit was launched in 2009, many staff members have used it to plug into a variety of volunteer opportunities in the community. Two staff members recently took this a step further-actually many steps further-when they started a successful running and wellness program for girls at Bailey Gatzert Elementary School. Read More about Girls on the Run: SU Staff Promote Health & Wellness.
The commitment to community service by the Seattle University basketball teams has once again been recognized, as redshirt junior Jarell Flora has been nominated for the 2014 Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Good Works Team®, and senior Kacie Sowell is a nominee for the 2014 Allstate Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Good Works Team®, recently announced by the two coaches organizations.Read More about Athletes Recognized for Community Service.
Seattle University won top honors in sustainability among
academic and government institutions in the 2013 Washington Green Awards from Seattle Business magazine. In citing
SU’s statewide leadership award in sustainability, the magazine’s November 2013
issue reported, “Seattle University’s recent efforts to improve sustainability
and reduce waste are myriad and miraculous,” noting that the list of green
achievements—such as LED lamps and onsite natural gas boilers—gets longer every
year. Read More about SU Wins Top Honors for Being Green.