This Week at Seattle University, 11/10-11/14

Written by SA-Worker1 student
November 24, 2014

Women?s Soccer Earns Second Straight NCAA Berth
The SU women?s soccer team defeated Kansas City 5-0 in the WAC Tournament championship yesterday to advance to their second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. All are invited to join the team and staff at 1 p.m. today, Monday, Nov. 10, in the back room at the Chieftain to watch the tournament selection show, which starts at 1:30 p.m. Come on out and support our student-athletes. Go Redhawks!

CEJS Happy Hour
Thursday, Nov. 20, 5-6:30 p.m.
Student Center 160
Seattle University?s Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability presents a happy hour conversation with CEJS Faculty Fellows, Doug Latch (associate professor of chemistry) and Dan Dombrowski (professor of philosophy). The topic of the discussion is ?From Aquatic Chemistry to Environmental Ethics.? Latch and Dombrowski will present their CEJS-sponsored research, followed by time for questions and discussion. There will be hors d?oeuvres and drinks. RSVP by Nov. 13 to For more information, visit CEJS Faculty Fellows.

Library Performance Series
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons (2nd floor lobby)

This collaborative project between the Library and Instrumental Music Program, under the direction of Quinton Morris, begins its third year with this chamber music performance by three groups of SU students. Students, faculty and staff are invited to take advantage of this earlier, more convenient start time to hear and to support SU?s student musicians. For more information, contact John Popko at

WAC Men?s Soccer Tournament
The top six eligible men?s soccer teams in the Western Athletic Conference will head to Seattle to compete in the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Men?s Soccer Tournament this coming weekend at Championship Field. The Redhawk men's soccer team won the WAC Tournament last year to receive its first-ever bid into the NCAA Division I Tournament and looks to use the home-field advantage to repeat the feat this season. The tournament begins with the first-round matches Thursday, Nov. 13, at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., followed by the semifinals Friday, Nov. 14, also at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and the championship match Sunday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m. Because this is a postseason event, all attendees must pay for a ticket. However, the WAC and Seattle U has designated special all-session faculty/staff passes for only $5. That is just $1 per match! Stay updated on Seattle U's progress in the tournament by visiting, head out to Championship Field and cheer on the Redhawks towards the tournament title!

Men?s Basketball vs. Texas State
Friday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.
KeyArena at Seattle Center

The 2014-15 college basketball season tips off for the Seattle U Redhawks, as they welcome the Texas State Bobcats to the Pacific Northwest for the home opener. With an experienced roster coming back this year, Seattle U looks to challenge for the WAC title and a postseason berth. All faculty and staff are eligible for two free tickets, subject to availability, to Seattle U home games at KeyArena just by bringing their school ID to one of the Will Call windows on the East side of KeyArena (side with International Fountain). Join the Redhawks at KeyArena as they look to start the season with a win!

Women?s Basketball vs. Portland State
Sunday, Nov. 16, 5 p.m.
Connolly Center North Court
The Seattle U women?s basketball team plays the first of 18 regular season home games. The Redhawks have advanced to the WAC Tournament title game in each of the past two seasons and look to advance further this year. This year?s squad is a developing team which should improve as the year goes along, so catch them from the start and watch the growing process. Seattle U faculty and staff are eligible for two free tickets to all home Seattle U women?s basketball games, so come to the Connolly Center Sunday and support the Redhawks!

Theology on Tap! Sr. Maria Giovanni Discusses the Saints
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
The Chieftain Irish Restaurant and Pub (908 12th Ave.)

(Please 21+ only!) Join the Seattle Catholic young adult community for the next round of Theology on Tap at the Chieftain for a discussion on the saints and saintliness. Sr. Maria Giovanni, of the Society of Our Lady of the Trinity, will talk on ?Love Redefined: St. John Paul II, St. Therese of Lisieux, and St. Giuseppe Moscati.? A native of Ohio, Sr. Giovanni has been a member of SOLT for 11 years, taking her perpetual vows in 2011. She currently works at St. Alphonsus School and Parish in Ballard.
Join beforehand for a special young adult Mass (under 21 ok!) at the Chapel of St. Ignatius. The chapel will be open for music rehearsal and silent meditation and prayer at 5pm. Confessions will be heard starting at 6 p.m. and the Mass begins at 6:30 p.m. Eric Watson, S.J., will preside.
This series is hosted by the young adult community at St. James Cathedral. On the first three Wednesdays in November, meetings will take place at the Chieftain from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., preceded by prayer, Confession, and Mass at the Chapel of St. Ignatius.
Can?t make it to this round? ?Get on the list for future events by visiting For more information, contact John Dogero in Campus Ministry at

Fitness Center Veterans Day Hours
The Eisiminger Fitness Center will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Aquatics and Fitness Programming will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 12. For more information, visit University Recreation or contact ?Kristen Carstens at 296-2842.