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Day of Common Learning 2013: Helping Youth Flourish

October 25, 2013

Day of Common Learning 2013: Helping Youth FlourishDr. Thomas Maridada, II joined us at our annual Day of Common Learning to deliver the keynote address, “Transforming Your Youth – Transforming Our Nation: Partnering In Service to Invest In the Lives of Our Nation’s Youth.” His address served as the touchstone for the day’s events, lectures, and seminars as we explored this year’s theme, “Helping Youth Flourish: Partnering With Families, Public Institutions, and Private Organizations to Develop the Talents, Strengths, and Potential of Youth.”

Dr. Maridada is the Children’s Defense Fund’s Director of National Education Policy, Practice and Strategic Initiatives. Prior to joining CDF, Dr. Maridada served as superintendent of several urban school districts in Michigan, where he was named “Michigan Superintendent of the Year” by the National Association of School Administrators. He has acted as a “school turn-around specialist” for some of the most challenging schools and districts in the country.

Watch and listen to his address here.

Lectio: Guided Bible Readings – Gospel of Luke

January 9, 2013

1-9-2013 12-05-21 PMJoin Mark Abbott, Pastor Emeritus at First Free Methodist Church, as he leads listeners on a journey through the Gospel of Luke during Winter Quarter 2013.

Lectio: Guided Bible Readings are sponsored by The Center for Biblical and Theological Education.

Autumn 2012 Chapels: Book of Isaiah

December 10, 2012

ChapelUniversity Ministries delves into the Book of Isaiah in this year’s Autumn 2012 chapel series.

Introduction to Isaiah with Bo Lim, Associate Professor of Old Testament

Isaiah 9-20: Awakened to the Heart of God with Bob Zurinsky, Assistant Director of University Ministries & the Center for Worship

Isaiah 21-33: “Fallen, fallen is Babylon!” with Celeste Cranston, Director of the Center for Biblical & Theological Education

Isaiah 42: “…he will bring forth justice to the nations.” with President Daniel J. Martin

Isaiah 49-55: Messiah Sing-A-Long with Ron Haight, Conductor

Isaiah 56-66: Song of Longing with Gerry Marsh, Composer, and Ryan Marsh, Pastor

Thanksgiving Chapel

Festival of Lessons and Carols


Congratulations, Jeff Van Duzer, on being named SPU Provost!

November 27, 2012

Join us in congratulating Jeff Van Duzer, Dean of SPU’s School of Business and Economics, in being named SPU Provost.  Here are a few iTunes U highlights from various events at which he has shared over the past several years.

Christians in the Marketplace October 1995

The Purpose of Business April 2005

God’s Vision for Business December 2006

How Business Contributes to Human Flourishing January 2009

Day of Common Learning 2012: Modeling Civic Engagement

November 7, 2012

Ramona Holmes, Mary Sherhart, Michele Anciaux Aoki, and Nedim Hamzic present “A Common Song: Musical Reconciliation in the Balkans.”  Watch and listen to the various musical selections from Bosnia, Herzegovina and Macedonia presented at the 2012 Day of Common Learning.

2012 Opening Convocation

October 10, 2012

SPU’s Opening Convocation is a ceremony celebrating the beginning of a new school year with prayers, hymns, and Scripture reading. Frank Spina, Professor of Old Testament, gave this year’s address titled “Waking Up Startled!”  [Audio & Video]

2012 State of the University

October 3, 2012

Each autumn the Seattle Pacific University President shares his ideas and hopes for the coming year. Listen as President Daniel J. Martin addresses the SPU community and outlines his vision for the 2012-2013 academic year. [Audio & Video]

Isaiah – Lectio: Guided Bible Readings

September 26, 2012

Join Assistant Professor of Old Testament Bo Lim as he leads listeners on a journey through the book of Isaiah on SPU iTunes U. Lectio: Guided Bible Readings are sponsored by The Center for Biblical & Theological Education.

Student Academic Services Answers Your Questions

August 22, 2012

Are you new to the SPU community?  Or do you have questions about graduation requirements or your academic counselor?  Student Academic Services has created several podcasts to help students answer advising related questions.

Ivy Cutting 2012

August 15, 2012

Ivy Cutting is special graduation ceremony held in Tiffany Loop that represents both students’ ties to Seattle Pacific and the independence that comes with graduation.  Watch the 2012 Ivy Cutting ceremony on SPU iTunes U.