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New Colleagues

Let's welcome the following new faculty and staff who are joining us or taking on new roles for the 2019-2020 academic year.

September 20, 2019

Seattle U in the news: New ranking places Seattle U grads #2 in state in terms of starting salaries

Seattle Business Magzine story reports findings by SmartAsset.com that examined starting salaries of Washington college graduates 

September 20, 2019

These Two Washington Universities Are Neck-And-Neck in a Measure of Graduates’ Workforce Salaries

Seattle U is ranked #2 in state when it comes to starting salaries of its graduates.

Seattle Business Magazine

September 20, 2019

Costco Scholars

Costco Scholarship Marks Milestone of Making College a Reality and Transforming Lives

The Costco Scholarship Fund Breakfast marked its 20th anniversary with more than 1,700 guests helping to raise more than $5 million for scholarships.

September 19, 2019

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College Factual Ranks Seattle University Among Top 15% of Schools in U.S.

Seattle University is in the Top 15 percent of colleges nationwide, according to College Factual’s 2020 “Best Colleges Ranking.”

September 17, 2019

Jeanette Rodriguez

Lifting up the Best of Catholicism

Jeanette Rodriguez begins as interim director of the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture.

September 13, 2019

Sister Prejean returns

September 13, 2019

Recapping Summer at Seattle U

As we look forward to welcoming students back to campus next week, we take a glimpse back at what happened over the summer.

September 13, 2019

Faculty and Staff Service Day

September 11, 2019

SU campus

Wall Street Journal Includes Seattle U Among Top 15% in the Nation

Several college rankings that recognize Seattle University’s upward trajectory among the best in the nation have been recently released, including the latest Wall Street Journal college rankings for 2020 which placed the university in the top 15 percent. 

September 9, 2019

McGoldrick at Night

Ensuring Student Success

SU’s tutoring and study group programs are awarded additional certification by a national association.

August 12, 2019

Gathering in grief

August 9, 2019

Cover of the Princeton Review Best 385 Colleges 2020 guide

Seattle University included in The Princeton Review’s The Best 385 Colleges

The 2020 edition of the Princeton Review guide marks the 17th consecutive year that Seattle U has been featured.

August 8, 2019

Celebrating our founder and shared values

August 8, 2019

Natch Ohno, S.J., talks about St. Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits, and how his legacy is alive in the work we do at Seattle U today.

Blue Angels

August 6, 2019

New Students Enjoy "Summer in Seattle"

All new first-year students participate in our "Summer in Seattle" Orientation and Welcome Week to launch their educational careers at Seattle University.

July 25, 2019

Advancement and Alumni Building

SU Joins 2030 District

Seattle University has committed to a collaborative effort to reduce environmental impacts of building construction and operations in Seattle.

June 28, 2019

Allison Henrich, Steven Klee and David Neel

Powering Through

SU mathematics professors contribute to a new book for students struggling in the discipline.

June 25, 2019

Admin Rooftop

Seattle University Hires New CFO

Wilson Garone, an accomplished leader and financial professional, will join Seattle University this summer.

June 24, 2019

Undergraduate student celebrates graduation.

Commencement 2019 Central: Relive all the joyful moments!

We present video and photo coverage of the class of 2019 as we bid best wishes to our 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students during commencement ceremonies on June 16. 

June 24, 2019

Father Sundborg and Father Chepe

One Year Later

Father Chepe discusses the crisis in Nicaragua and its effect on our sister Jesuit university.

June 21, 2019

Father Steve - First Citizen

Catching Up with Father Steve

SU's president shares his thoughts on the 2018-2019 academic year, what's ahead for SU, his favorite books from the past year and more.

June 11, 2019

SUURA brochure

Celebrating Student Scholarship

An impressive array of student research was presented at the Seattle University Undergraduate Research Association (SUURA) Conference on May 31.

June 3, 2019

Seattle U Ethics Bowl team members and coach

No Argument Here: Ethics Bowl Team Created Opportunities for its Students

The way Ben Howe sees it, the Seattle U Ethics Bowl team he coaches that finished #6 in the nation this year is a great achievement—but not the be-all and end-all.

June 3, 2019

UW is one of 50 schools nationwide that piloted the College Board’s new ‘adversity index’

Story includes comments by Seattle U Admissions Dean. 

The Seattle Times

June 2, 2019

Groundbreaking on the site of the Center for Science and Innovation

Special Coverage: Celebrating the Center for Science and Innovation Groundbreaking

Hundreds of Seattle University faculty, staff, students and special guests gathered on May 30 to ceremoniously break ground on the Center for Science and Innovation, the university's largest-ever capital project.

May 31, 2019

President's Forum- May 7, 2019

President's Forum

Father Sundborg updates campus community on key university developments.

May 29, 2019

Investing in the Mission

May 29, 2019

Endowed Mission Fund supports initiatives and projects central to SU's identity and values.

Quadstock 2019

May 21, 2019

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Celebration

Honoring Our Own

Staff and faculty receive awards at appreciation event.

May 20, 2019

Seattle University Library and Learning Commons

New Carnegie Classification Recognizes Seattle U’s National Stature

Seattle U's academic profile got a significant boost recently with the elevation by the Carnegie Foundation Basic Classification of Institutions of Higher Education from its “Master’s Colleges and Universities: Larger Programs” category to “Doctoral/Professional University.”

May 20, 2019

Crosscut Festival logo superimposed over image of Seattle

Another Great Crosscut Festival at Seattle University

The Crosscut Festival in early May brought more than 1,600 people to Seattle University.

May 17, 2019

Seattle University students who won Fulbright Grants

Seattle U Produces Record Number of Fulbrights

A record-setting eight Seattle University students and recent alumni have been awarded prestigious 2019-2020 Fulbright Grants to study, research and work abroad.

May 17, 2019

Amazon Fireside Chat

May 16, 2019

Rendering of SU Center for Science and Innovation

Amazon Commits $3 Million to New Center for Science and Innovation

Amazon has made a $3 million gift to the new Center for Science and Innovation. The gift will expand opportunities in computer science education, particularly for women and underrepresented minorities.

May 13, 2019

"Achieving Climate Neutrality" Speaking Event with Microsoft, Seattle Sounders FC, and Seattle University

Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Can it be done at SU? What would it take?

May 6, 2019

Living on Campus: A Guide to College Housing

Story includes comments by Alvin Sturdivant, Vice President for Student Development and president of the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International.

US News & World Report

May 1, 2019

Randy Massengale and Earl Lancaster

Barber’s New Lease Signals Growth Within Central District

Earl Lancaster and other African-American owned small business owners are benefiting from a Seattle U program that is helping them to remain and thrive in the community.

April 26, 2019

34th Annual Alumni Awards 04-26-19

2019 Alumni Awards

On April 26 the Seattle University Alumni Association and the Alumni Board of Governors honored five outstanding members of the Seattle U community at the Alumni Awards. Take a look at our Alumni Awards gallery see the contributions of our winners and how each of them has made an impact on their community.

Michael Eric Dyson

The Uncomfortable Truth

Mission Day challenges SU community to confront white privilege.

April 12, 2019

Seattle U Department of Public Safety Office

New Digs for Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety has moved to a new location on campus.

April 1, 2019

Albers Crab Feed

March 28, 2019

That time of year...

March 26, 2019

Seattle U fountain with Admin Building in background

Service in Action

Seattle U ranks among the nation's top producers of Peace Corps participants. 

March 20, 2019

Becoming a Jesuit

March 13, 2019

Ever wonder what it takes to become a Jesuit?

Bye-bye, stress!

March 12, 2019

Seattle U President Sundborg speaking

President's Forum

Father Sundborg updates faculty and staff on latest at SU.

March 12, 2019

Lent begins

March 8, 2019

Seattle University students and staff cleaning trash from a bush

Green Champion

Regional coalition recognizes SU’s leadership in sustainability.

March 1, 2019

Ash Wednesday is March 6

February 25, 2019

The Quad at Seattle U covered in snow

Collaborative Planning

Faculty and staff weigh in on university's future.

February 21, 2019

Dragon dance performance at the SU International Dinner Event

Let's Make a Month of It!

This year’s celebration of international education is a multi-week affair.

January 18, 2019

Laura Emiko Soltis

"The Urgency of Now"

Featured speaker at SU’s MLK Celebration will address immigration crisis

January 11, 2019

Nancy Mariano, '18

Building a Better Future

First-generation students find support, community at Seattle U.

January 1, 2019

Kubota Japanese Maple in the process of being transplanted

New (but Temporary) Digs

Notable campus trees are moved to the Union Green

December 19, 2018

Students at The Union Green Park

Looking Ahead

Here are five things to watch for in 2019.

December 14, 2018

Vi Hilbert

To Honor a Legend

Vi Hilbert Hall is officially opened as latest example of SU's deep respect for its namesake.

December 3, 2018

Seattle University students with the gender queer flag

President Sundborg Speaks Out in Support of Transgender Students

Seattle University remains firmly committed to its non-discrimination policies toward all of it students, inclusive of transgender students.

November 2, 2018

Father Stephen V. Sundborg

President's Forum

Father Steve updates faculty and staff on recent news and developments at SU.

October 29, 2018

Dean Michael Quinn with students at a Science Research Open House

Supporting STEM at SU

Murdock Trust announces $1.75 million gift toward the construction of the Center for Science and Innovation.

October 26, 2018

College of Nursing Traditional Cohort 2018 Pinning Ceremony

Among the Best

Seattle U's College of Nursing earns high national rankings.

October 23, 2018

Seattle University's incoming freshman class moving into Campion Hall

Seattle U Welcomes Largest Incoming Class Ever

It’s official. Seattle University has set a new record with its largest-ever incoming class of undergraduates this fall. The 2018 freshmen class of 1,083 students is the highest number ever in its 127-year history.

October 19, 2018

Executive Vice President Tim Leary speaking at the 2018 President's Welcome

Expanding Our We

During the 2018 President's Welcome, EVP Tim Leary invites faculty and staff to do the tough work of building community.

October 5, 2018

Dr. Timothy P. Leary

Expanding Our We

EVP Tim Leary invites faculty and staff to do the tough work of building community.

October 5, 2018

Student March to the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Oct. 4 at Immaculate Conception Church

Radical Inclusion

Lucas Sharma, S.J., delivers homily at SU's Mass of the Holy Spirit.

October 5, 2018

Andrew Prevot

Spiritual Practice

This year’s Catholic Heritage Lectures to explore relationships between spirituality and intellectual life, activism and working on the margins.

October 3, 2018

Rainbow by the fountain in the Quad

SU Divests--Now What?

Director of Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability shares thoughts on university’s decision.

October 3, 2018

Father Pat Howell greets students in this photo from the Baccalaureate Mass in 2013

Favorite Stars in a Galaxy of Love

Father Pat Howell eulogizes professor emeritus Gary Chamberlain.

September 24, 2018

Autumn along the upper mall

New Colleagues

The university welcomed more than 100 new faculty and staff for 2018-2019 academic year.

September 24, 2018

Seattle U students hanging out and studying outside in the Spring

Seattle University Board Votes to Divest from Fossil Fuels

The Seattle University Board of Trustees has voted to adopt a pair of recommendations to divest the university’s $230 million endowment from fossil fuels within the next five years.

September 19, 2018

Father Steve Sundborg

The Jesuit Soul of SU's Future

President Sundborg delivers impactful State of the University.

September 18, 2018

Seattle U Homecoming parade

Top-Ranked University

U.S. News and Princeton Review name Seattle University Top 10 in in the West for 18th year in a row and among the best colleges for 16th consecutive year.

September 11, 2018

A Seattle U student worker pruning a bush on campus

How Cool is That? Seattle U Top 10 in ‘Cool Schools’ Green Ranking

Seattle University is a Top 10 school when it comes to being green, according to the 2018 “Cool Schools” rankings published this week in Sierra, the magazine of The Sierra Club.

August 27, 2018

Journalist Steve Coll speaking at Town Hall hosted by Seattle U

Town Hall Events at SU this Fall

An exciting lineup of speakers will visit the city and Seattle U this autumn.

August 27, 2018

Students walking around Seattle U campus in the Fall

Seattle University included in Princeton Review’s Best Colleges

This is the 16th year running that the Princeton Review has recognized Seattle University as one of the best colleges in the nation for undergraduate education, according to its latest edition of the Best 384 Colleges 2019.

August 9, 2018

Group of students, alumni and faculty supporting the people of Nicaragua

Seattle University's Central America Initiative

As an expression of its commitment to global engagement in the Jesuit educational tradition, Seattle University formed a successful partnership with the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) in Managua, Nicaragua.

July 13, 2018

SU Admin Building

Most Read

Here are the stories from the recently completed academic year that got the most clicks.

July 11, 2018

Students hanging out in front of the Student Center

Summer at SU: Top 10 To-Do List

The pace may be slower and the weather warmer, but there’s still plenty to do at Seattle U in the summertime.

June 26, 2018

Gas Works Park in Seattle

Seattle U Releases Seattle Public Safety Survey Results

The survey gauges attitudes around public safety issues, perceptions of police, neighborhoods and crime. Survey findings are used to support the Seattle Police Department’s Micro-Community Policing Plans (“MCPP”) initiative.

June 22, 2018

Media Production Center in the Lemieux Learning Center

Film Studies Students Earn Valuable Internships

Eight Seattle U Film Studies students are working as volunteer interns with Film Studies instructor and Hollywood screenwriter Jonathan Keasey.

June 19, 2018

Dr. Sonora Jha

Spectator Staff and Dr. Sonora Jha Receive Awards

Professor Sonora Jha, PhD, associate dean for academic community and faculty adviser of The Spectator, was named the Journalism Educator of the Year. 

June 18, 2018

Seattle University Park at night

Let the Games Begin

University serves as venue for Special Olympics.

June 18, 2018

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