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Graduate Open House, Tuesday, November 18

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 4:30 p.m.–6 p.m.

Our next open house will be held on Tuesday, November 18, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., in the McKenna Hall Conference Room (2nd floor) on the SPU campus.  Come learn about the MBA, MS-ISM, and specialized MA in Management programs.  To RSVP, send an email note to Dr. Jackqueline Miller, our Graduate Coordinator (, or just drop in at your convenience.  We look forward to meeting you and discussing your next steps in your career preparation and lifelong learning. 

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Dean's Speaker Series, Dr. Stan Humphries

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 3 p.m.–4 p.m.

This quarter's SBGE Dean's Speaker Series welcomes Dr. Stan Humphries, Chief Economist of Zillow, Inc.  Stan is a recognized leader in the real estate industry, serving as a member of Fannie Mae’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council. Prior to joining Zillow, Stan spent five years at Expedia where he ran the advanced analytics team.  Join other SBGE undergraduates to hear about this innovative company at the intersection of real estate, economics, and technology. 


Business as a Calling Day 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 9 a.m.–11 a.m.

Every year, students at the School of Business, Government, and Economics enjoy the opportunity to hear from a visionary business leader or entrepreneur – someone who understands and exemplifies deeper aspects of influencing culture through business. This year we welcome Dr. Michael Naughton, Director of the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought at the University of St. Thomas on Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is the author and editor of several books and articles, including Bringing Your Business to Life, Managing as if Faith Mattered, Rediscovering Abundance and Rethinking the Purpose of Business.  We look forward to our time with this international expert on issues at the intersection of Christian faith and business. 

Grad Open House

Graduate Open House at the Washington Athletic Club

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 4:30 p.m.–7 p.m.

Our upcoming Graduate Programs Open House will be held on Tuesday, April 22, in downtown Seattle at the Washington Athletic Club.  Come learn about our flexible evening MBA, MS-ISM, and MA in Management programs at this special downtown event. 

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Earth Day 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 3:30 p.m.–5 p.m.

Five time Emmy Award winning producer Hal Calbom, of the Sustainable Media Group, will be our guest speaker.  His presentation is titled, Sustainable Solutions: The Business of Green.  This special event is sponsored by the Associated Undergraduate Students of Business & Economics (AUSBGE) and the student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).  Join us in OMH 109 at 3:30 on April 22.  Refreshments will be provided.

Dean's Speaker Series, Executive Chef Russell Lowell

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9 a.m.–10 a.m.

This quarter's SBGE Dean's Speaker Series welcomes Mr. Russell Lowell, Executive Chef/Owner: Russell Lowell Catering, Russell’s Restaurant in Bothell & The Garden Café at Molbak’s in Woodinville. Chef Lowell's reverence for life and cuisine, complemented by his drive to deliver an exceptional experience, makes him one of the Pacific Northwest's most respected chefs.  SBGE students will interact with this entrepreneur who is following his passion.

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Social Venture Plan Competition Showcase

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 2 p.m.–6 p.m.

Each spring, teams of students from diverse disciplines and various universities develop imaginative plans to address dual bottom lines: financial and social. The event culminates in a public showcase.

Downtown Business Breakfast

Downtown Business Breakfast With Madeleine Albright

Friday, April 4, 2014, 7 a.m.–8:45 a.m.

Our 18th annual Downtown Business Breakfast features Madeleine Albright, America’s first woman Secretary of State. Learn more about how your business can host a table at this invitation-only event for business audiences. Contact for more details, or call 206-281-2723.

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Free Public Lecture With Madeleine Albright

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 7 p.m.–8 p.m.

America's first woman secretary of state, Madeleine Albright, will visit the Seattle Pacific University campus this spring in connection with the 18th annual Downtown Business Breakfast. Albright offers audiences a unique and up-to-the-minute perspective on issues confronting the United States and the world.

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Dean’s Speaker Series (Quarterly)

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 1:50 p.m.–3 p.m.

Dana Manciagli, called “a combination of Jillian Michaels and Suze Orman for careers,” has been a corporate executive for more than 30 years and has leveraged her employee hiring and management experience into that of author, blogger, keynote speaker, career coach, and global career expert. She is the author of Cut the Crap, Get a Job! A New Job Search Process for a New Era.