Spotlights

The Western Athletic Conference announced its 2014 All-WAC softball teams and major awards, as selected by the league's head coaches and Seattle U earned five places on the first and second team including Freshman of the Year, Lindsay Davis (far left).
The four higher education leaders of Seattle in April at the UW Club Luncheon. (L to R): Dan Martin (SPU), Mike Young (UW), Jill Wakefield (Seattle Colleges), Fr. Stephen Sundborg.

Take an inside look at the Seattle University experience.

Spring has sprung on the Seattle University campus. The final quarter of the academic year began in early April.

The Seattle University and surrounding community kicked off the holiday season with a campus tree lighting, music and even live reindeer! Happy holidays!
Seattle University staff/faculty prepare meals at Lifelong Aids Alliance as part of the annual summer service day, in which hundreds of employees volunteer their time to help the neighboring campus community.
Approximately 1,000 students walked at the 2013 undergraduate commencement ceremony at KeyArena Seattle on June 15.
Cartoonist Dave Horsey recently presented SU alumnus Jim Whitaker with a gift commemorating the 50th anniversary of summiting Mt. Everest. Whitaker was honored at the first annual Red Tie Celebration.

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn addresses the crowd at the recent grand opening of The Bullitt Center, the world's greenest commercial building. Seattle University students will be testing the building's water quality.
The Seattle University community joined in the global Lend Your Leg campaign, by rolling up a pant leg in solidarity to honor landmine survivors and urge decision makers to take action and call attention to the issue of landmines and their devastating effects throughout the world.
Seattle University students raised a record-breaking nearly $43,000 in the 6th Annual Dance Marathon. All proceeds from the 16-hour event are donated to Seattle Children's Hospital.
Performers entertained guests at Seattle University's annual International Dinner, in January.

Happy holidays, from Seattle University!

Seattle University's Jesuits, including President Stephen Sundborg, S.J. show their school spirit donning red shirts and waving the redhawk.

The Seattle University community kicks off with the 3rd annual tree lighting on campus.

Students de-stress with dogs during fall quarter finals. The canines make appearances thoughout the year to visit their human friends.

710 ESPN Radio's "The Groz," serves as emcee at this year's Redhawk Ruckus, a pre-season basketball event for fans to meet the players and coaches.
Q13 Fox News covers the Serve Seattle 2012 event, as SU students work alongside community members to clean up the Yesler Terrace neighborhood.
Students recently moved into the SU residence halls. The new school year kicked off on Sept. 19 and Welcome Week festivites continue with 'Serve Seattle' on Saturday, where students will clean up local parks and neighborhoods.

Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan, sits down with local media to discuss his new role as the Vice President for Communications at Seattle University.


Thanks to Sofia Jaramillo, '14, here are some scenes from Seattle University's 2012 "Summer in Seattle" orientation sessions.

The renovation of Logan Field continues to move along. Scheduled to reopen in September, it will create a vibrant outdoor community gathering space and multipurpose recreation area for all students, including those involved in intramurals, club & recreational sports and intercollegiate athletics. Resurfacing the field with synthetic turf allows Logan Field to withstand continuous use, and the addition of lights on the field increases the available field time for the university community.
Graduate students, and their families, mark another milestone in their lives, at the graduate commencement ceremony on June 10, 2012.
Seattle University undergraduate students celebrate at commencement on June 10, 2012.

Seattle U professor Mike Attie, who does a lot of volunteer work at Seattle Children's Hospital, came up with this fun idea for the patients and proposed it to his students, who then created this whole video as a project.

President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., spoke and turned some dirt at the April 23 groundbreaking for the First Hill Streetcar.

Alumna Susie Aldrich, '86 criminal justice graduate, trains to compete in the upcoming senior games. She will attempt to break Idaho's records in her age division. She has already crushed the times in Washington and Alaska. Aldrich is 69-years-old.
A dramatic new work of art appeared on campus during spring break. Created by renowned Seattle-area artist Joe McDonnell, the 'ice' sculpture consists of about 65 semi-translucent blocks. Each cube is approximately two feet on each side and weighs about five pounds. 

Congrats to the women’s basketball team who made it to the semi-finals of the Women’s Basketball Invitational, earlier this month. This was the first Division I postseason competition for an SU basketball squad, men’s or women’s, since the 1969 Division I Men’s Basketball NCAA Tournament.
Rob Deltete (Philosophy) and Susan Oistad (Reprographics) dispense ashes at one of Seattle University's Ash Wednesday liturgies in the Chapel of St. Ignatius on Feb. 22. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent.
Fr. James Martin S.J. (center) talks with Fr. Steve Sundborg and STM dean Mark Markuly during a special lunch session at the Search For Meaning Book Festival 2012 held at Seattle University.

Seattle University announced that Pete Fewing has been hired as the head coach of the Redhawk men's soccer program. Fewing was the head coach of the Seattle University men's soccer team from 1988 through the 2005 season, when he accumulated a record of 220-125-26 (.628) during his 18 seasons at the helm. He led Seattle U to the 1997 NAIA NationalChampionship and the 2004 NCAA Division II National Championship


Come out and support Seattle University athletics! Winter sports are now underway. Visit www.goseattleu.com for game information.
Hundreds of students, staff, faculty and Seattle University neighbors gathered on campus to kick off the holiday season, with the 2nd Annual "Illuminating the Holidays" event.
Seattle University is mourning the loss of Cameron Christian. A senior from Auburn and captain of the SU baseball team, Cameron was described by his teammates as “exceptional,” and could be seen around campus with a constant smile. 
Seattle University is mourning the loss of Taro Kobayashi. The undergraduate student was pursuing a degree in finance. Kobayashi came to SU from Tokyo and was described by friends as a loving young man. 

A special Mass was recently held at the Chapel of St. Ignatius to honor the four SU Jesuits celebrating jubilee anniversaries this year. From left to right, Pat Howell, S.J., rector of the Arrupe Community, entered the Jesuits 50 years ago; Dave Anderson, S.J., chaplain for alumni, became a Jesuit 25 years ago; Pat O’Leary, S.J., chaplain for faculty and staff, was ordained 50 years ago; and Steve Sundborg, S.J., president, entered the order 50 years ago. 

Campbell Thibo, a grad student studying Arts Leadership, recently serendaded an audience with a classical music whistling concert.

Welcome to our new incoming class of international students! This year's class comes from more than 30 countries!
Senior goalkeeper Madison Goverde helped guide the Redhawks to a 2-0 shutout over then-No. 8 Portland last weekend. The SU co-captain went on to be named Husky NIKE Invitational Defensive MVP for her 17-save performance during the tournament. 

Nearly 70 years after being unjustly forced from school and ordered to an internment camp, Uri Matsuda finally dons a cap and gown this summer. She's seen celebrating here, with Seattle University School of Law Instructor Lori Bannai.
Note to future ballers: "Put your hand in the cookie jar," for a good jump shot, SU coaches say to girls ages 8-17 during a week-long summer intensive basketball camp.
 Steve Szablya speaks to ZNBC, Zambia's only TV network, during a live nationwide telecast in July. He discussed the four projects Professionals without Boundaries completed this summer in the country. The interview took place at the Tonga Gonde Dance Festival where female SU staff, faculty and students performed indigenous dances with a local dance ensemble for Zambia's vice president.  
Dr. Sue Jackels and summer research students mix cream, eggs, milk and liquid nitrogen to create ice cream. Making this tasty treat is just one of many research projects happening on campus this summer.

The 2011 Welcome Team is gearing up for the Class of 2015!  Student leaders from around campus will help incoming students adjust and learn their way around Seattle U. Welcome new Redhawks! 
A team of Civil and Environmental Engineering students won the first place prize at the national American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental Water Resources Institute (EWRI) student design competition. The project focused on developing a sustainable stormwater infrastructure masterplan for Seattle University, 

Engineering student Brian Fox gives us a sneak peek at the 'Angst Warriors,' project. He and other students are developing communicating robots that navigate and simulate how people move when constrained by anxiety. 

It was a fun-filled spring afternoon at the first annual students versus faculty-staff softball game. Despite home runs by Coach Cameron Dollar and Provost Isiaah Crawford, the students beat the faculty-staff team 19-10. 

"The Quad Through Cherry Trees," taken by Mike Charters, won the recent SU Facebook photo contest.

What does Spring at Seattle U look like in your eyes? Post your Spring Seattle U photos on our Seattle University Facebook wall www.facebook.com/SeattleU. The photo with the most "Likes" will become the new Seattle University Profile picture. The contest is open to anyone interested.

Commerce Secretary and Former Washington Governor Gary Locke has been nominated by President Obama as the next ambassador to China. In 2005, Locke received an honorary degree from Seattle University.

International author and Oxford Professor Tariq Ramadan spoke on KCTS while in town for Seattle University's 3rd Annual Book Festival.


Come cheer on the Men's basketball team this Saturday night at 7 p.m. when they face off with long-time rival, University of Portland.
Assistant Professor of Music  Dr. Quinton Morris performs with soprano Indra Thomas and pianist Maimy Fong at a sold out concert at New York's famed Carnegie Hall. Morris also serves as the director of chamber and instrumental music. He's been invited back to Carnegie Hall next year for a solo performance.
Junior Cervante Burrell and his teammates take on Fresno State in California, Mon., Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. Listen to the game live on 710 ESPN.

The blockbuster smash that has critics buzzing and students jumping out of their skin with anticipation and excitement. From the guys who brought you the new Lemieux Library and Mcgoldrick Learning Commons and Academic Years 1891 through 2011 comes "Get Pumped for Academic Year 2010-2011"!