Seattle University’s Alfie Scholars Program, which provides financial support for underrepresented college transfer students to obtain a bachelor’s degree and become leaders for civility, has increased its award from $10,000 to $15,000 annually.
The second annual festival will feature a stellar lineup that includes Valerie Jarrett, former advisor to President Barack Obama, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker, former New Jersey Governor and EPA administrator Christine Todd Whitman and civil rights activist and community organizer DeRay McKesson.
Gift to Support New Center for Science and Innovation, Programming in Ethics and Technology
The Seattle University Ethics Bowl team has qualified for the national Ethics Bowl competition for the second year in a row. On Nov. 10, the team took second place in the Northwest Regional competition of the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl to qualify for a trip to Baltimore next March.
Seattle University remains firmly committed to its non-discrimination policies toward all of it students, inclusive of transgender students.