Alumni and Student News: March/April 2023

Written by Karen L. Bystrom
May 1, 2023


Shasti Conrad, Sociology and International Studies, '07,  chair of the Washington state Democratic Party, was interviewed for "Lower Columbia Currents: Dem's new state leader to combat rural red tide" in the Chinook Observer.

Patience Malaba, MPA ‘20 , was named to Puget Sound Business Journal's “40 under 40.”

James Nau, BA, History, '01, Lakeside School history teacher, is featured in Seattle U Magazine, having been named the Washington State History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

ChrisTiana ObeySumner, '13, MNPL'16, MPA ’20, is running for Seattle City Council.

Marvin Rosete, MPA, is running for a seat on the Renton City Council.

Former CAS athletes Stephanie Verdoia, Political Science,’15 and Olivia Crawford, Criminal Justice and minor in Sociology, ’20 (basketball) are featured along with Katie (Antich) Favilla, Diagnostic Ultrasound, ’10, in the latest issue of Seattle U Magazine, sharing insights on their sports as color commentators.


Veterans Tea’Ayanna Garvey, a pre-health anthropology major with a minor in biology, and Fanny Vaca, majoring in Criminal Justice, are featured in the SU Newsroom story, “From Combat Boots to the Classroom." 

Students Ed Lawrence Hagape, Public Affairs, and Julieta Dentone, Environmental Studies and Public Affairs, were recently selected for the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute program.