NIA Wheel Wins Social Venture Plan Competition
With entries ranging from brainwave-actuated wheelchairs and rural sanitation, to organic dog treats and urban aquaponics, 27 student teams brought technical savvy and social entrepreneurship to this year’s Social Venture Plan Competition, held April 17 on the SPU campus. The seventh annual event attracted more than 120 participants from several different schools, each vying for the $2,500 grand prize with their ideas to improve lives. Read more.
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Inauguration Sights and Sounds
Check out this video for an inside look at the inauguration of President Daniel J. Martin, which was held Tuesday, April 2. The Commissioning Service took place in the morning at First Free Methodist Church, and the Inauguration Ceremony was held in the afternoon at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center.
Housing Registration for 2013-14
On Monday, May 6, students qualifying to live in a two-person unit will sign up for a specific unit. On Monday, May 13, students qualifying for a four-person unit will sign up. More housing information can be found online.
Alexander Hall a Proposed City of Seattle Landmark
More than 100 years ago, the first building of Seattle Seminary, which would later become Seattle Pacific University, was completed by Seattle architect John Parkinson. Nicknamed the "Red Brick Building," Alexander Hall has become a recognized symbol of SPU and its rich history. On May 15, there will be a public hearing in front of the Seattle Landmarks Board to determine whether Alexander Hall should be nominated as a City of Seattle Landmark. Find out more information online.
Autumn Quarter Registration
Students will be notified via email of their registration date and time during the week of May 13-16, and they can register in Banner for Autumn Quarter classes. The undergraduate time catalog can be found online.