This Week at Seattle University, 5/20-5/25

Written by Ryan Fallgren
May 20, 2013

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

SU Choirs Talent Show Fundraiser
Monday, May 20, 2013
8:00 - 9:45 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium

Expect the unexpected! Join us for an evening of music, dance, comedy, spoken word, and ??? as the Seattle University Choirs present their annual Talent Show Fundraiser to benefit the Daughters of Mary, Uganda. Tickets are $5, available from any member of the Seattle University Choirs or at the door. All proceeds from the show will benefit the Daughters of Mary. Homemade yummies and handmade tchotchkes will be on sale in the Pigott Atrium before the show and at intermission.

Student Recognition Awards!
May 21, 2013
Campion Ballroom

The campus community is invited to celebrate Seattle University's campus-wide highlights of the 2012/2013 school year! Student organizations and individuals will be recognized for their contributions. Make new memories with friends while enjoying live entertainment, chocolate fondue, and highlight videos from various events throughout the year. Dress to impress and pick up FREE tickets from the CAC or at the door on the night of the event. View a preview at: Hope to see you there!

Grads In-Service Breakfast
May 21
Arrupe Jesuit Community

Grads In-Service Breakfast @ Arrupe Jesuit Residence Seniors doing a year or more of Volunteer Service (such as JVC, Peace Corps, Americorps, Teach for America, etc) after graduation are invited to attend a Commissioning Breakfast at the Jesuit Community. Please RSVP to Matthew Pyrc, SJ at Please state which agency you will be working with in the RSVP. Attendees will receive a commemorative gift. Tuesday May 21st 8:00 am to 9:30 Arrupe Jesuit House dining room. Hosted by Campus Ministry, Magis, Career Services, Center for Service & Community Engagement & the Jesuit Community.

Earth Gala: "The Future of Environmental Sustainability: Coexisting with Nature"
May 24
Student Center 160

Come celebrate with us and help SU Environmental Brigades fundraise for their mission trip to Panama! Featuring Kevin Wilhelm, CEO of Sustainable Business Consulting. Don's miss out on a celebration filled with FOOD, NETWORKING, AND PRIZES (Patagonia jackets, Restaurant certificates, Spa and Yoga passes, and much more!) Contact Pauline at to reserve a seat! $8 for students, $12 for faculty and general public.

The Mango Brides Book Reading
Friday, May 24
?7 p.m.
Elliott Bay Book Co. (1521 10th Ave.)

The United Filipino Club, along with other community groups, will be hosting a reading for Marivi Soliven?s new novel, The Mango Brides. The event will include a few readings from the novel as well as other pieces from the author, readings from other local authors and a Q&A session. Light refreshments will be served. Please consider attending this event and supporting Filipinos in the arts. For more information, book reading. For more information, contact Amber Aranca at

Haru Matsuri
May 25th
Student Center Le Roux Room

Haru Matsuri is fun cultural ?spring festival? featuring games and cultural booths, food and performances to celebrate a vivid Japanese cultural heritage. Its purpose is to highlight cultural diversity and exchange through an interactive experience by trying on yukatas, enjoying a fusion donburi, and playing traditional games. Haru Matsuri is SUJSA?s signature annual event, kick started last year by a group of ambitious students with a vision of engaging students in Japanese culture through community outreach. Haru Matsuri is an excellent opportunity to experience Japanese culture and exchange. Come enjoy a new kind of experience of Japanese culture!