Wellness and Health Promotion
About Us

Staff

  • Ryan Hamachek, M.A.

    Ryan Hamachek, M.A.

    M.A. in Student Development Administration
    Director
    Phone: 206.296.2593
    Building/Room: STCN 380

    Ryan is proud to be an alumnus of Seattle University having received his Master's degree in Student Development Administration and his graduate project focused on social justice ally development. While a student at SU he held graduate assistantships in Wellness and Health Promotion and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Ryan obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Studies in Education from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin where he found his passion for sexual violence prevention work as a peer educator.


    Ryan has served as the Director of Wellness and Health Promotion since 2012. Prior to this role here, Ryan was the Director of Housing and Residence Life at 
    Cornish College of the Arts, and an Area Coordinator at Willamette University.

    Hope Howard

    Hope Howard

    B.A. in Public Health
    Program Coordinator
    Phone: 206.220.8281
    Building/Room: STCN 380
    Hope is a graduate student in the Student Development Administration Program and is excited to work in the office of Wellness and Health Promotion. She graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in Public Health, studying the intersections of health and education. Her senior research project looked at school readiness in East African refugee students whose families have been relocated to the Seattle area. Hope found her passion for Student Affairs through work in residence life, academic advising, and Dance Marathon. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, painting, or playing with her newly adopted cat, Katy Purry. Hope is excited to join the Wellness and Health Promotion team and begin her journey at Seattle U.
    Jazz Espiritu

    Jazz Espiritu

    B.A. in English Literature and Secondary Education
    Program Coordinator
    Phone: 206.220.8561
    Building/Room: STCN 380

    Jazz is a continuing graduate student in the Student Development Administration Program and is proud to be a part of Wellness and Health Promotion.  He graduated with a B.A. in English Literature and Secondary Education at Western Washington University.  Jazz found his passion in Student Affairs through his diversity efforts at WWU, specifically in his work with the Northwest Filipino-American Student Alliance.  Since then he has worked in the field through AmeriCorps and at Seattle University’s own Office of Multicultural Affairs.  Working with students has always been in the center of his work, which has only grown since working with the Health and Wellness Crew.