Sponsored by the dean's office, the Albers Executive Speaker Series is offered twice a quarter in the fall, winter, and spring. Executives from around the Puget Sound region are invited to speak on a topic of their choice and then respond to questions from a selected panel and the audience. These events are an excellent opportunity for students across the Seattle University campus to learn from the leaders in our region. The Albers Executive Speaker Series is free and open to the public.
Recent speakers at the Executive Speakers Series have been:
Scott & Ally Svenson
Co-founders, MOD Pizza
Using Pizza as a Platform for Social Impact
EVP Finance & CFO, Alaska Air Group
What Keeps Alaska Air Growing?
President & CEO, REI
Business as an embodiment of Northwest values
Part of Seattle University's mission is that the University is committed to advocating for social justice. Students strive for social justice by participating in numerous outlets for community service such as volunteering for Seattle University Youth Initiative, being a part of Mot-Mot Coffee, a student-run non-profit and participating in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program where students assists low-income families with filing their tax returns.
The goal of Seattle University is to develop the whole person and that includes promoting health and wellness. Seattle University students have access to the facilities at the Eisiminger Fitness Center such as the outdoor tennis courts, two basketball courts, outdoor and indoor multi-use turf fields, racquetball courts, functional exercise studio, cardio floor, strength floor and gender neutral restrooms.
The Eisimger Fitness Center hosts a variety of recreational activities such as:
There are many student clubs on-campus that can aid graduate students in their professional development such as Beta Alpha Psi, Alpha Kappi Psi and the Internal Audit Club. These clubs allow students to find opportunities to compete in firm-sponsored competitions, find more networking events and to connect with other students in their major. Below are links to some of Seattle University's accounting-interest clubs.
Internal Audit Club