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The campaign for the uncommon good

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The campaign

Each of us has the power and responsibility to be a force for good. Collectively, we can make a positive difference for our students and the future. As individuals and as a university community, we strive to serve the greater good. Since 1891, through a mission that unites academics with empowering leaders for a just and humane world, that’s what we’ve done. The Campaign for the Uncommon Good will further position Seattle University as one of the world's most innovative and forward-thinking Jesuit universities for igniting human potential and forming leaders of purpose and impact.

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Uncommon Good begins here. We fearlessly build a better future for all in three primary ways:

Unprecedented Access to Education

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Ensuring that every student realizes equal access, feels a sense of inclusion and belonging, and forms lifelong connections with world-class faculty.

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Unconventional Science and Innovation

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Working side-by-side with faculty and industry partners, students graduate with the leadership skills to apply their STEM education in purposeful, ethical and impactful ways.

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Unparalleled Mission and Programs

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Deepening our Jesuit mission and care for the whole person by improving everything from student experiences and wellness to engagement, experiential learning and residential life.

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Campaign Progress

$280m raised

$ 275m goal

22662 donors

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Every student can make a difference. So can every gift.

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Impact stories

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Jason Oliver, '00


“Seattle University is a place of love where I received the same thing my family gave to me—a foundation built on love and support and a compass to guide me through life.”

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Joseph Nguyen, '06


A beacon of hope and a voice for his community and district, Joseph Nguyen, ’06, is determined to use his platform to elevate voices and ideas that have, in the past, been left out of the conversation.

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Alex Levinson, '18


Growing up in New Mexico, Alex Levinson experienced economic, cultural and social diversity. As a child, he knew that his home looked different than those of his friends. So, he found heart-centered education.

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Aerica Shimizu Banks, '10


A vibrant leader and advocate for underrepresented communities, she has worked both in and alongside government to drive sustainable change for communities of color and women.

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