Students and graduates talk about what they value most in an SU education.

SU's faculty and staff rolled up their sleeves and volunteered at a number of sites throughout the neighborhood on Service Day.

Coffee with Conscience

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 Seattle University has become the first Fair Trade University in the Pacific Northwest and one of only 26 schools in the country to earn that designation by Fair Trade Colleges and Universities USA. The campaign for Fair Trade status culminated in the university’s adoption of a Fair Trade resolution as announced at a Nov. 24 campus event, which also featured the unveiling of a new brand of Nicaraguan Fair Trade coffee that eventually will be for sale on campus.Read More about Coffee with Conscience.

University’s Highest Honor Bestowed

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Joe, '67 and Terri Gaffney, '67, '89, whose unwavering support of and involvement with Seattle University, as well as the greater Seattle community, dates back  40 years, are the 2014 recipients of the St. Ignatius Medal, the university's highest honor. Read More about University’s Highest Honor Bestowed.

Seattle University Ranks in Top 5 in the West


Seattle University continues to rank among the top regional universities in the West, according to today’s U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges 2015. SU ranks 5th among 132 regional universities with a full range of undergraduate, master’s and select doctoral degree programs. The university has maintained a spot in the top 10 for more than a decade.Read More about Seattle University Ranks in Top 5 in the West.

Arts and Sciences Students Win Top Award for Urban Planning Project


SU students received the 2014 Joint Planning Award, from the state chapter of the American Planning Association and the Planning Association of Washington.Read More about Arts and Sciences Students Win Top Award for Urban Planning Project.