LinkUp 2021, April 8, goes virtual

Written by Karen L. Bystrom
February 17, 2021

Pathways to Prof Formation ImageLast December, The Seattle Times published  “Seattle U’s new president must strengthen ties to today’s economy,” and op-ed by three College of Arts and Sciences students, all of whom work for The Spectator. The editorial by Andru Zodrow, political science and economics, and honors, Anna Popp, journalism, and Logan Gilbert, journalism, called on Seattle U President-Elect Eduardo Peñalver to renew and strengthen SU's commitment to students' professional formation. "Seattle U students are facing a tense, competitive job market amid a global pandemic. Renewing the focus on professional development will not only benefit students but enrich the reputation of the university."

Professional formation has been a strong focus in the College of Arts and Sciences, especially with our signature student mentoring event, LinkUp. Over the past four years, many Seattle-area alumni have participated, meeting with students to share the career paths they found after graduation and answering questions about their professional experiences.

This year, as we move the event online, we hope that more Arts and Sciences alumni will want to join us in supporting our students.


April 8

Students: 4-6 p.m.

Mentors: 4:30-6 p.m.

Register here. Learn more about the event on

Co-sponsored by  College of Arts and Sciences and the Dean’s Leadership Council; Seattle University Board of Regents; Career Engagement Office; and Alumni Engagement, the Alumni Board of Governors, and Graduates of the Last Decade Chapter (GOLD).

If you have questions, please contact Alexis Bradley by email.