This Week at Seattle University, 1/21-1/27

Written by Ryan Fallgren
January 17, 2013

Check out the different events and offerings taking place this week at Seattle University.

Say My Name
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Student Center 210
Learn from native speakers, namely our own international students, some useful tips on pronouncing names in multiple languages. This popular program is a part of International Week and includes lunch. There is limited seating and an RSVP is required. Contact Dale Watanabe at to RSVP or for more information. ?Say My Name? is by the International Student Center and is part of International Week.

Children?s Clothing and Toy Swap
Monday, Jan. 28, 3-6 p.m.
LeRoux Conference Center (STCN 160)
Commuter and Transfer Student Life invites students, faculty and staff who are parents to a free children and maternity clothing swap and childcare resource fair.

Also, all faculty and staff are encouraged to assist the effort in two ways:
??If you have items you?d like to donate, you are invited to bring gently used, laundered clothing for children of all ages and maternity clothing, as well as children?s toys to the James Pigott Pavilion for Leadership (room 180), Jan. 22 through 25, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
??If you are able to volunteer to help on the day of the swap?before, during or after the event?please e-mail
For more information, visit or contact Angel Asuncion-Reed at

TEDxSeattleU: Unconventional Leadership
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1-5 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium
Hosted by Leadership Development and Student Activities, TEDxSeattleU will showcase short lectures that explore the diverse ways in which we can make an impact in the world through ?Unconventional Leadership,? this year?s theme. Registration opens Tuesday, Jan. 22, (12:30-2 p.m. for students; 2 p.m. for the general public). Seating is limited so you must register to attend at TEDxSeattleU2013. For more information, contact Bernie Liang in Student Activities at

Lunches with Leaders
Wednesday, Jan. 23 12:15-1:15pm
Student Center 130
Join us for lunch and hear about Laura Adriance?s leadership journey. Adriance serves as director of youth programming for the World Affairs Council?s Global Classroom program. She taught elementary school in both New York and Washington and worked with future teachers in the University of Washington?s teacher education program. As a Peace Corps volunteer, she conducted professional development for teachers in rural Namibia. She holds a master?s degree in elementary education from Columbia University and a PhD in education from the University of Washington. Adriance is particularly passionate about supporting teachers in their efforts to help students learn about the world beyond our borders and truly become global citizens. RSVP to The first 20 to respond will receive a free lunch. Hosted by the Leadership Development Office and the International Student Center. For more information, visit Leadership Development or contact AnneMarie Ladlad at