Civil Engineering & Spanish
A sophomore year opportunity to study Spanish in Argentina set Emily Graham, ’19, on her life’s path. Graham, a civil engineering and Spanish double major, says she returned from that fall quarter trip with a vision to pursue her civil engineering career abroad supporting people and projects where resources are scarce.
"My Seattle University experience... discerning where it is that I fit in the world and what that really means in a broader global context."
"I came to Seattle U because... I know how many opportunities are in Seattle. I also really like that it’s a smaller Jesuit school so I get to know my professors better here."
At the end of the day, McKenna Jay Mauliola Mau, ’19, hops a Metro bus from his summer internship on Seattle’s waterfront to his Capitol Hill apartment. The Hawaiian native has grown accustomed to his urban lifestyle—from conveniences like the city’s bike share program to opportunities for networking with some of the world’s top companies.
Creative Writing & Psychology
Ian Wuertz, ’19, knows Jesuit education. His mom teaches music at Regis Jesuit High School, Wuertz’s alma mater in Denver, and his sister will attend another Catholic university this fall. For his part, Weurtz sought out a Jesuit university after 12 years of Catholic primary and secondary school.
"My experience with Seattle University has opened my mind a lot. It’s provided me with different perspectives that I didn’t get before coming [here]..."
"Seattle University provides us with the education for us to go forward and to produce real change. And to shake things up a bit."
"What brought me to Seattle U at first was it’s a smaller school. The Jesuit tradition has affected me in building my confidence and building my own identity."
"Knowing I was going into business, I thought 'What’s better than being in the heart of Seattle?'"