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March 2, 2017

Women’s Basketball Senior Day Saturday 

Join in celebrating our women’s basketball seniors on Saturday, March 4 as the Redhawks host Utah Valley University in their regular-season finale. With a win, SU will secure second place in the Western Athletic Conference. Tip-off from the Connolly Complex is 4 p.m. As always, faculty and staff gain FREE admission for themselves, plus one guest, by showing a valid SU ID card. 

New and Continuing Studies - Intro to Data Design 

Interested in enhancing technical skills that will help you and your employer have a better digital presence? Consider enrolling in the non-matriculated course “Intro to Data Design,” this spring with the School of New and Continuing Studies (NCS). The course is blended, with online and occasional weeknight classes offered through NCS that will help you learn how to analyze data and translate it into visual forms of communication using Google Charts, Excel, Tableau and Python. “Intro to Data Design” is eligible for tuition remission for qualified SU employees. For more information about how to get started, contact Tyler Fox at 

“In Your Face” – Campus Tour of Art Installations 

Thirteen students in the Arts Leadership MFA program have collaborated to create four multimedia art installations that invite viewers to consider some of the most vexing societal issues of the day. Students will lead a tour of the works from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, as follows: 

  • Women in Leadership Roles | 1-1:25 p.m., Hunthausen 110, with students Colleen Borst, Eve Sanford and Olivia Thomas
  • Water Is Life | 1:30-1:55 p.m., Reflecting pool outside Chapel of St. Ignatius, with students Elisabeth Astwood, Margaux Erler and Darian Smolar
  • Access to Arts Education | 2:05-2:30 p.m., Student Center 130, with students Laura Wessell and Jhenn Whalen
  • Displaced | 2:35-3 p.m., Lemieux Library 122, with students Im Fan Hoi, Natalie Miller, Lawrence Pitre, Karya Schanilec and Hee [Tina] Yu 

There is no admission fee to this event. For more information, contact Deborah Faye Lawrence at or (206) 321-9066.

CDLI Workshop: Making the Most of the Canvas Gradebook
Monday, March 13, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
CDLI Lab, PAVL 050

Distribute scores and feedback to each student in your course from one screen—the Canvas Gradebook. There’s many time-saving features here. For example, two clicks inside the Gradebook allow you to message all students who haven’t yet submitted their work to a particular assignment. This workshop is full of tips and tricks! Click here for more information and to RSVP.

For Students

The second annual Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP 2017) takes place Thursday, March 9, 6-10:30 p.m., in Lemieux Library (2nd and 3rd floors). With finals right around the corner, LNAP will feature access to extended hours of academic support resources and self-care activities in the library. Sponsored by Lemieux Library, Learning Assistance Programs, Writing Center, Research Services, Math Lab, Media Production Center and Health and Wellness Crew. Learn more here or by contacting Andrea Vargas at


February 28, 2017

Disability Awareness Event
Tuesday, March 7, 10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Casey Atrium

Students in the inquiry seminar “UCOR 1610 Disabled: What’s in a Name?” will present posters, demonstrations and interactive activities on the following:

  • What is “disability?” How do we categorize disabilities and why?
  • The history of disabilities and the disability rights movement
  • What laws in the U.S. protect individuals with disabilities?
  • How does American society think about disabilities?
  • Experience disabilities with sensitivity training
  • SU Disability Services Office will be present to answer questions

For more information, contact Susan Matt at

Barak adé Soleil
Monday, March 6, 7 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium

Moral Mondays at SU is proud to present an evening of dance and movement with Barak adé Soleil, a self-described queer disabled artist of color, committed to exposing the beauty of the “intersectional body.” An award-winning creative practitioner, adé Soleil has been engaging diverse communities within the United States, Canada, South America, Europe and West Africa throughout his career. You can learn more about him here. For more information about the event, please contact Tyrone Brown at

Seattle U Gives
Tuesday, March 7, 9:30 a.m., to Wednesday, March 8, 5:21 p.m.

When you give to Seattle U the impact is limitless! University Advancement is excited to announce the first ever Seattle U Gives campaign at On March 7, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and lasting for 1,891 minutes, you have the opportunity for your gift to Seattle U matched. The first 300 gifts of $10 or more will be given a $50 match—that’s an additional $15,000 that could fund student scholarships and vital university programs, ensuring present and future students have the best Seattle U experience. For more information, contact Ande Peterson at 

Seattle U Brand Camp
Friday, March 3, noon-1 p.m.
Marketing Communications (715 13th Ave.) 

Calling all faculty, staff and students who use the Seattle U brand: Have you attended Brand Camp? If not, please join Marketing Communications for this one-hour session to review brand guidelines (standard and 125th), narrative/editorial guidelines, the Marcom site (assets, project request process), social media guidelines, photography and Photoshelter, licensing, preferred vendors and more. RSVP to (Note: please also share if you have any specific questions or discussion items you would like to see covered.) 

Candidates for Writing Center Director 

You are invited to meet three finalists for the Writing Center Director position at three open forums. 

  • Wednesday, March 1, 3:30-4:15 p.m., Casey 516: Elisabeth Buck
  • Monday, March 6, 3:30-4:15 p.m., Casey 517: Amanda Fields
  • Wednesday, March 8, 3:30-4:15 p.m., Casey 517: Hidy Basta 

If you have any questions, please contact June Johnson Bube, search committee chair (, or Maria Bullon-Fernandez, chair of the English Department ( 

Faculty Showcase – Anna Roberts
Wednesday, March 1, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
CDLI Lab (PAVL 050) 

The Center for Digital Learning and Innovation invites you to this event featuring Anna Roberts, assistant professor in the School of Law, who will discuss her experience developing and teaching a “heavily-hybrid” law course, Criminal Procedure (Adjudicative). With exceptional attention to detail and unafraid to experiment, Roberts did a remarkable job of balancing content delivery with student-to-student collaboration and using a variety of digital tools. Bring your lunch; light snacks will be provided. Click here for more information and to RSVP

Film and Discussion: “Paper Tigers”
Sunday, March 5, 2-4:15 p.m.
Wyckoff Auditorium (ENGR 200)

“Paper Tigers” examines the impact of trauma-informed care in K-12 schools. Learn more here. Sponsored by the Chi Sigma Iota Counseling International Honors Society and Department of Leadership and Professional Studies. For more information, contact Bill O’Connell at

MFA Arts Leadership Info Session
Thursday, March 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
1401 E. Jefferson St., Suite 401

Come learn about Seattle U’s MFA in Arts Leadership Program! You will hear where many of the program’s alumni have gone on to work after earning their degree as well as what you’ll be studying in your two years with the program, particularly regarding the graduate management practicum experience. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask questions of the program director. Click here for more information or contact Jen Smoose at

For Students 

  • Applications are being accepted to the prestigious International Development Internship Program (IDIP) Check out the current cohort’s blog here. To learn more, visit IDIP or contact Meena Rishi, program director, at or 296-2078, or visit her at Pigott 518.

  • Learning Assistance Programs’ weekly Learning Strategy Workshop Series is wrapping up for Winter Quarter with one of its most popular workshops, “Preparing for Finals,” Wednesday, March 1, 2-3 p.m., or Thursday March 2, 12:30-1:20 p.m. (both in Lemieux 369). Healthy snacks will be provided. Click here for more information or contact Callie Moothart at