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March 9, 2017

Sixth Annual Community Recycles Day:
Bring your reusable/recyclable items to campus for FREE pick-up!
Wednesday, March 29, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Flagpole between Bellarmine and Sullivan Hall

Clean out your closet and bring in your reusable and recyclable items (appliances, batteries, electronics, clothes, Styrofoam, office supplies, and more!) to the SU flagpole for a FREE pick-up by SU’s Recycling Department. Learn more and view the full list of items SU will collect. (Mattresses, chemicals, and large pieces of furniture will not be accepted and can be taken to a number of other locations). Any questions about your items? Contact Eric Elliott (Recycling Coordinator) at elliotte@seattleu.edu.

RevSU: March Newsletter

The RevSU team invites you to read its March Newsletter which features articles on EngageSU Careers, Strategic Sourcing – Intent to Source, and InformSU.

Library and Learning Commons Expanded Finals Week Study Space

Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons will offer expanded study space for finals week. Rooms 122 (Boeing Room), 366 and 369 will be available for open study during selected hours of finals week, March 11-18. Each room will have signage posted, designating the specific times each room is available for open study daily. Additionally, from March 12 to 16, the library will expand the 24/7 space to include the entire second floor. This space includes study cubicles, computers, group study rooms and tables. Use your campus card to enter through the doors on the first and second floors. Click here for more information.


March 7, 2017

Seattle U Gives Is Here!
March 7 and 8

Seattle U Gives starts now, 1891 minutes to make an impact. Participation by faculty and staff means more support for scholarships and programs that make Seattle U great. The first 300 gifts of $10 or more will be given a $50 match. Get a head start on the Spring faculty and staff giving campaign and give now! For more information, contact peterand@seattleu.edu. 

ICTC Fellows Present: Meena Rishi and Robert Efird
Tuesday, March 7, 12:15-1:20 p.m.
Student Center 210

Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture Fellows Meena Rishi and Robert Efird will present their research. Rishi is a professor of economics and will present her research titled “Laudato Si': Ecological Debt and Carbon: An Empirical Exploration.” Efird is an associate professor of anthropology and will present his research titled “Effective Pedagogy: Responses to Laudato Si’and Pope Francis’ Call for Ecological Education.” Brown bag lunch; all are welcome. For more information, contact ictc@seattleu.edu.

Lenten Reconciliation Prayer Service
Wednesday, March 8, 5 p.m.
Chapel of St. Ignatius

Join Campus Ministry for its Lenten Reconciliation Prayer Service. The prayer service will express our lament for participating in sin and reflect our hope for reconciliation. Tammy Liddell, director of Campus Ministry, will preside and offer a reflection. Following the service, priests will be available for individual confessions for any in the community who would like to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Academic Service-Learning Faculty Fellows
Applications Due March 31

Academic Service-Learning Fellows explore the theory and practice of academic service-learning and how to integrate this methodology into their courses. Fellows receive a $1,250 stipend and curriculum resources focused on the use of service-learning as a pedagogy. Fellows meet regularly throughout the year to support each other in the process of revising a syllabus to include service-learning, teach the revised course and conduct an action research project in which they collect data to answer a research question related to the student learning or community impacts aspects of their new course. Faculty new to service-learning as well as experienced practitioners are welcome. The Academic Service-Learning Fellows Program is open to all faculty, tenure track and non-tenure track. Apply HERE. Sponsored by the Center for Community Engagement. For more information, contact Elizabeth O’Brien at obriena@seattleu.edu.

SU Web Dev Meetup: Building Inclusive Teams
Tuesday, March 14, 6-8 p.m.
Wyckoff Auditorium (ENGR 200)

Shawn Rider, director of the Web, Application and Technology Studies program, will present a talk titled “Work is Not a Dare: Tips for Building Inclusive Teams.” This will be a repeat presentation of the talk that Rider delivered at the 2016 Open Source + Feelings conference. A full talk description is available at the Meetup website.

EngageSU Careers

Seattle University has invested in a new system, EngageSU Careers, which will replace PeopleAdmin. To learn more about EngageSU Careers and opportunities for training, please visit EngageSU Careers.

Advanced Studio Exhibition Opening Reception
Thursday, March 9, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Vachon Gallery

Visual Arts students present a collection of their most recent work executed within the Advanced Studio Course. Students collectively curate the exhibition under the mentorship of Associate Professor Francisco Guerrero. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History. For more information, contact Miles Schlagel at arts@seattleu.edu.

Winter Student Chamber Recital Johnaye Kendrick
Thursday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium

String chamber students welcome Cornish College of the Arts jazz faculty Johnaye Kendrick and her band for a special collaborative evening of classical and jazz music. Tickets available at the door ($5 students; $8 faculty/staff/alumni; $12 general admission). Click here for more information. Sponsored by the Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership. For more information, contact Miles Schlagel at arts@seattleu.edu.