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COVID-19 Stories

The Seattle U community—from students to staff, faculty to alumni—are exemplifying the good that exists amid the COVID-19 pandemic and inspiring pride and hope through their everyday efforts and outreach. COVID-19 Stories shares the difference they are making.

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A Message of Hope During Difficult Times

Nursing and women’s soccer alumna Julia Besagno, ’14, works on the COVID-19 frontlines. In her reflection on the pandemic, she offers support to the SU community and senior student-athletes.

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Graduate student draws on relationships with farmers and grocers to get unsold produce to food banks

A collaboration between local businesses, farmers markets and food banks is working to redirect fruits and vegetables to hungry communities across the Seattle area.

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Campus partners provide tech tools to support online learning

Information Technology Services, Lemieux Library and the Campus Store collaborate to help make remote learning possible for all students.

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Seattle U law students helping domestic violence survivors file protection orders

Deirdre Bowen, a law professor at Seattle University, created a new pop-up clinic that allows law students to help domestic violence survivors file protection orders in King County.

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Care on the Frontlines: An Alumna’s Expertise with COVID-19

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.

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Campus Widens Support of Students Virtually

Supporting current students in every possible way remains an important priority for Seattle University.

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Three Takeaways for Students and University in the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides several billion dollars in economic and financial relief to students and universities. Here is the relief it provides Seattle U students and the university.

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Mechanical Engineering Student is Member of Research Group Looking for Ways to Reuse N95 Facemasks

Daniel Lee is among 60 academics and professionals nationally looking for ways to decontaminate and reuse N95 face masks to help counter a severe shortage of the critical equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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From Parking to PPE, Seattle University is Helping the Local Health Care Community to Confront COVID

Seattle U is making its Broadway parking garage available to Harborview Medical Center and personal protective equipment from its Nursing program to Swedish Cherry Hill and a local retirement home

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Restaurant Hurting Due to Coronavirus Shutdown Continues to Help Others in Need

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Osbaldo Hernandez, ’12, co-owner of Frelard Tamales and his family have been packing free sack lunches for children out of school.

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Bainum Family Foundation Grant to Provide Local Families with Early Learning Kits

A grant to the Seattle University Youth Initiative will help fill the void left by closures of early learning programs due to COVID-19.

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SU Admissions Receptions Virtually Welcome Class of 2024

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.

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