SU Voice Alumni Blog

The Power of the Liberal Arts Experience

Posted by The Seattle University Alumni Association on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 3:10 PM PDT

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As Brian Gonzales, '00, owner of PAIRODIME, a technology, marketing and design company, reflects on his experience at Seattle University you get the sense that all the big and small opportunities he gained while at SU have contributed to his personal and professional journey.

“One of the things that got me excited about the campus was the culture. Getting to attend a school that is grounded in a Catholic background and located in the Pacific Northwest was a great choice for my family,” said Gonzales. As a student on campus Brian was involved in student council, worked at the radio station, drew political cartoons for the Spectator and was involved in several student organizations. The liberal arts education he received while at SU allowed him to explore different academic subjects all through the ethical lens of the human experience. “The most rewarding part of my education were all the different opportunities that SU had to offer,” said Gonzales.

Brian’s outgoing nature combined with his diverse educational background laid the groundwork for him to own his own digital consulting company. “It’s so important to develop the total human. Because of my education at Seattle U, I can chameleon myself into anything my clients need,” said Gonzales.

Brian’s passion for networking, growing community and helping to build the Portland Chapter led to his involvement in the Uncommon Impact: Portland reception. He will be creating a unique and inclusive experience for those who are unable to attend the reception by livestreaming the event. Check out the livestream on our Seattle U Alumni Association Facebook page on Thursday, October 10 at 6 p.m. “I am excited about the livestream event for Portland! It’s a great way to engage with people utilizing popular social media platforms,” says Gonzales. Register here to meet other Seattle University Portland Chapter community members at the Uncommon Impact: Portland reception. 

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