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University pledges full-need scholarships for underrepresented students of color.
September 25, 2020
Seattle University continued its run of top rankings for sustainability by once again being named a Sierra Cool School for 2020. It earned a spot in Sierra magazine’s Top 20.
September 28, 2020
Nonprofit leader Gary Davis, '10 MNPL, embraces change while supporting communities.
September 21, 2020
Alumna Toyia T. Taylor, ’11, MFAL, inspires youth to find and express their voices.
Seattle University was ranked in the top 16 percent of universities nationally in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking 2021 and received high marks in the latest U.S. News rankings for academics and service learning.
September 18, 2020
Student Development team took its annual orientation offerings online for first-year and transfer students.
September 16, 2020
President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., gave his annual President’s Welcome for an academic year unlike any experienced before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some key takeaways from his welcome remarks.
September 4, 2020
New digital space launched for current and prospective students to get to know SU faculty.
August 25, 2020
Care of the whole student no exception, even in remote instruction.
August 21, 2020
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded initiative on family homelessness, which ends this month, is credited with raising awareness of the issue over the course of a decade.
The Princeton Review continues to recognize Seattle University as one of the best colleges in the nation for undergraduate education, according to its Best 386 Colleges 2021. Students surveyed for the rankings noted strong academics, close community, urban location and commitment to justice and sustainability.
August 18, 2020
Recent Albers School of Business and Economics grad Seth Chism, ’20, is preparing to step into a new role as a volunteer instructor at Seattle Prep, his high school alma mater.
August 12, 2020
The faculty and a staff member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) program in the College of Science and Engineering have come up with innovative ways to bring the labs to students’ homes while promoting collaborative learning to increase student engagement.
August 11, 2020
Nursing students Sarah Dean, ’20,’14, and Brad Fifield, ’20, received a grant from King County Nurses Association to pursue their project, “Navigating Wound Care for the Homeless" through the College of Nursing's Public Health Internship program.
July 29, 2020
Like millions of others growing up in Europe, David Green joined his family for a TV-watching ritual one Saturday night each spring: the annual Eurovision Song Contest. It became a humanities seminar course he teaches.
July 27, 2020
President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J, today sent the following message to students, faculty and staff of Seattle University:
July 23, 2020
New career mentorship platform connects students and alumni.
July 16, 2020
Legal action, including a lawsuit by a coalition of West Coast universities, including Seattle U, convinced the federal government to rescind an order that would have prohibited international students from remaining in status or obtaining a visa to study in the U.S. if they are receiving remote-only instruction this fall.
July 14, 2020
The Imagining the World: Study Abroad and International Photography Competition highlights the college’s and university’s participation in the global community.
July 1, 2020
One of the hallmarks of academics at Seattle University is community engagement. Professors design courses that get their students involved in local organizations, while students take classes in science, math, criminal justice and the humanities, among others.
June 23, 2020
With intensive experience in the health care field, Sarah Welch, ’21, is working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis as a STAT registered nurse, while pursuing a doctorate at Seattle University’s College of Nursing.
June 22, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upholds the eight-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is a “significant victory for Dreamers, who are valued members of campuses and communities across the nation who make many positive contributions to our country,” says President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.
June 18, 2020
As a Jesuit university, Seattle University is called on and committed to creating a just and humane world. It is imperative that we use all the resources we have as a university to seek understanding and address complex issues through teaching, research, discourse and engagement.
June 16, 2020
Pandemic forces senior science and engineering projects to pivot
June 11, 2020
Albers faculty research ethics around data privacy amid push for contact tracing as businesses and organizations reopen.
June 9, 2020
Seattle U collectively stands in solidarity and renews its commitment to better support and educate its students and community on racial justice and systemic racism.
Seattle University sponsored two events this week to bring attention to the recent murders of Black Americans and the need for racial justice.
June 5, 2020
Meet this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the annual Business Plan Competition.
Mentoring program eases college transition for first-year students.
June 3, 2020
College of Nursing replicates in-person clinical work in a virtual model.
May 18, 2020
Strong connections among the community remain steadfast during trying times.
May 8, 2020
Seattle University intends to reopen campus in the fall for the 2020-21 academic year, President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., announced today.
April 30, 2020
Seattle University has reached its halfway point nine months ahead of schedule to divest its endowment portfolio of companies owning fossil fuel reserves by 50 percent.
April 29, 2020
Creativity and flexibility drive remote instruction among schools and colleges.
Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons equip students for success during COVID-19.
April 28, 2020
Number of new spring transfer students exceeds projection
April 23, 2020
A leader in sustainability, Seattle University takes part in global event by encouraging action and participation in initiatives that focus on the urgent need for environmental protection and climate solutions.
April 21, 2020
Supporting current students in every possible way remains an important priority for Seattle University.
April 20, 2020
The American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows Program has selected 38 emerging college and university leaders for the 2020-21 class, including Natasha Martin, Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion and Associate Professor of Law at Seattle University.
April 17, 2020
OMA pantry satiates and destigmatizes food insecurity.
This Easter holiday, as we share with you our greetings and prayers online, Seattle University President Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J., presents his Easter homily in a video to the campus community.
April 12, 2020
Seattle University business, nursing and law graduate programs made the rankings in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools 2021,” including several ranked in the Top 25 nationally.
April 3, 2020
Naomi Diggs, MD, ’04, '20 is a physician and leader at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle where she is part of the coordinated COVID-19 response team.
Through Admitted Students Virtual Receptions, the class of ’24 has the opportunity to celebrate their admission, connect and ask questions. More than 530 students participated during the inaugural live-streaming event.
Seattle University Athletics held its maiden virtual Redhawk Night In, an online fundraising event that raiseed nearly $100,000 in support of more than 350 student athletes.
Seattle University men’s and women’s soccer teams earned a 2019–20 United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Awards.
Seattle University is marking the day with activities and projects all focused on providing information, data and access to spur voter registration and engagement.
Kira Mauseth, PhD, senior instructor of Psychology, was interviewed for a Seattle Times story that examines the impacts on our mental health after six months of lock down. “Nobody is immune from this,” said Kira Mauseth, one of Washington state’s top behavioral health officials. “Nobody.”
The Costco Scholarship Fund Breakfast, held virtually on Sept. 17, brought in almost $4.4 million from generous donors for scholarships benefitting students at Seattle University and University of Washington.
Three Seattle University undergraduate business programs achieved high national rankings in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2021” rankings.
Seattle U is the largest member of ICW, an organization that represents 10 institutions of higher education in Washington.
Formerly known as the State Need Grant, the legislation that renamed and created the Washington College Grant has immediately benefited students and families throughout the state, including at Seattle University.
Since 2015, Seattle U staff and students have led mentoring programs for students at Washington Middle School. And like all things impacted by COVID-19, this program required new thinking after Seattle Public Schools moved to remote instruction last April.
Associate Professor Dr. Quinton Morris, director of chamber and instrumental music and founder of the music education organization Key to Change, will serve as the first Artist-Scholar in Residence for Classical KING FM 98.1 for a two-year term beginning Sept. 15.
Seattle U’s men’s soccer program was ranked in the mid-pack by the College Soccer News 2020 preseason poll.
The 2020 Seattle University baseball team was one of 76 NCAA Division I collegiate programs awarded the Team Academic Excellence Award by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
As Seattle U continues to grow its footprint in the research and teaching of emerging technologies and ethics, expect the Initiative in Ethics and Transformative Technologies to continue playing a leading role.
Seattle University is the only college in the Northwestern United States to earn a spot in the Princeton Review’s 2021 Green Honor Roll of 30 colleges that earned the highest scores by the publication.
Beatrice Lawrence, associate professor of Theology and Religious Studies, and Charles M. Tung, associate professor of English, received State Department funding to host the Study of the U.S. Institute for Scholars on Religious Freedom and Pluralism at Seattle University.
Kristina Hollander, a graduate of UNLV and one of the top tennis players in Mountain West Conference history, has been named Seattle University’s head coach for men’s and women’s tennis.
The Seattle U men’s soccer team was ranked #18 of the Top 25 NCAA teams of the past five years, according to the college soccer news website SoccerWire.com.
Former Seattle U Redhawk pitcher Tarik Skubal, ’18, was called up by the Detroit Tigers and made his MLB debut Aug. 18 against the Chicago White Sox.
Seattle University men’s golf junior Nathan Cogswell shot a 10-under 134 (68-66) to clinch the Northwest Open Invitational title on Aug. 18 at the Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla, Wash.
Congressional leaders are debating three overarching proposals to continue COVID-19 pandemic-related emergency assistance, including funds for higher education.
“While heartbreaking and difficult, the health and well-being of our student-athletes remains the utmost priority and the decision not to compete this fall is in the best interest of the Seattle U community,” said Seattle U Director of Athletics Shaney Fink.
The Dean of Seattle University’s College of Nursing, Kristen Swanson, PhD, RN, FAAN, is among those who have been inducted into the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) 2020 Hall of Fame, which recognizes achievements that will endure beyond their lifetimes.
Seattle University has earned the 2019-20 WAC Academic Excellence Award, leading the way with a 3.43 GPA across all 20 varsity sports.
About 70 high school students took part in a two-week virtual program sponsored by Seattle University and AI4ALL to learn about artificial intelligence and machine learning using data from the Seattle Police Department to help it identify potential bias crimes in the details of police reports.
People of color are disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and the trend when associated with income wasn't much of a surprise to Jodi O'Brien, a sociology professor at Seattle University.
"As a scholar of philanthropy, I believe that (MacKenzie) Scott is modeling five best practices for social change giving," writes Elizabeth Dale, PhD, assistant professor of Nonprofit Leadership.
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