This Week at Seattle University, 9/30-10/04

Written by Ryan Fallgren
September 30, 2013

Fr. Michele Crugnola - His Missionary Work in Zambia
September 30, 2013
ADAL Community Room

Fr. Michele has collaborated with Professionals Without Borders (PWOB) since 2009 working on water projects and electrical generation in this rural area of Africa.? Hear about these projects as well as his work as the diocesan parish priest dealing with problems including the growing orphan population, the influence of witch doctors, HIV/AIDS and education in one of the poorest places in the world.

About Fr. Crugnola
After studying theology at the seminary of Milan, Fr. Crugnola was ordained a priest in Milan, Italy on June 9, 1990. After 11 years of experience as the Parochial Vicar and serving in several parishes of the diocese, in 2001 he was sent as a missionary in Zambia in parish ministry, particularly in the education of children and young people.

Connecting with your faculty: building a bridge for success in a positive learning environment!
October 1, 2013
12:30pm - 1:20pm
OMA Lounge 322

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POC-Speaks is a series of workshops for students of color?designed with you in mind. These are skills-building and information gathering workshops that include study skills, financial planning, navigating race in the classroom, and faith & spirituality & relationships from a racial equity lens. We invite you to explore how study abroad, graduate school, post-grad service programs such as City Year and AmeriCorps, and career discernment interplay with being a student of color.

?Involvement Fair
October 2, 2013
11am - 2pm
Quad (Campion Ballroom if raining)

An opportunity to sign up for clubs and organizations on campus!? Learn more about all of the different opportunities to engage with SU including student clubs, organizations and various campus offices.? If you're interested in starting a new club on campus, stop by the Student Activities table.? If it's raining, we'll be inside in the Campion Ballroom.

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda to Speak on Environmental Justice
Thursday, Oct. 3
7-8:30 p.m.
St. John United Lutheran (5515 Phinney Ave. N.)

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, associate professor of theology and religious studies, is the featured presenter at Earth Ministry's 19th Annual Celebration of St. Francis. Moe-Lobeda will speak on what it means to resist environmental racism and to build more sustainable and just alternatives. Her new book, Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation, examines how climate change and other aspects of the earth crisis are inseparably linked to race/ethnicity, gender and class-based oppression.
For more information, visit Earth Ministry.

Off-Campus Students Welcome Back BBQ
October 4, 2013
Cal Anderson Park Shelterhouse

This event is a great opportunity for students who live off-campus to build community while enjoying great BBQ, games and prizes! Everything is FREE!! Join us in celebrating a new academic year and meet other off-campus students! We?ll see you there!