Archive for the ‘Other Events’ Category

SPU on iTunes U 2012 Annual Usage Report

December 31, 2012

The stats team prepared a 2012 annual usage report for this blog. Click here to see the complete report.

Urban Plunge: Hope and Despair

December 21, 2012

Urban-PlungeSixteen Seattle Pacific University students spent the first five days of Christmas vacation, 2012 on Seattle’s streets, interacting with homeless individuals and learning from service providers.  Watch as students share their reflections at the conclusion of Urban Plunge.

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]

Baccalaureate Service 2012

July 18, 2012

Listen to the 2012 Baccalaureate Service as graduates and their families, friends, and professors participate in a worship service celebrating their time at SPU.

Thank you, President Philip W. Eaton

June 1, 2012

Thank you, President Philip W. Eaton, for your years of service at Seattle Pacific University.  Here are just a few highlights from your many conversations and university addresses shared on SPU iTunes U.

1993-1994 Opening Convocation: “A Shine and a Song”

1994 Spiritual Formation: What Is It?

1996 Inaugural Chapel: Welcome Dr. Eaton

1996 Service of Installation: President Philip W. Eaton

1997 It’s Not Easy Being Christian

2001 Connecting Our Stories with God’s Story

2002 President Eaton Speaks from the Heart

2005 The SPU Signature: What Does This Place Stand for Anyway?

2005 Can Christians Really Change the World?

2011 “Forming a Community of Faith” Matthew 14:1-17:13

2011-2012 State of the University

Congratulations, Alec Hill!

January 25, 2012

Congratulations to Alec Hill for being named Seattle Pacific University’s Alumnus of the Year!  Alec Hill is currently the President of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, but before his tenure at InterVaristy he taught in the School of Business and Economics and was appointed its dean in 1995.  You can listen to his prior speaking engagements on campus by following the links below:

“Success Isn’t Enough” given May 2, 1984

“Business Ethics and Christianity” given March 31, 1989

“Competing in the Workplace” given with Ross Stewart on October 25, 1995

“What If Your Job Asks You to Sin?” given October 25, 1996

“Students Change the World” given October 14, 2003

Brain Rules for Baby

December 13, 2011

Dr. John Medina, author of Brain Rules and Brain Rules for Baby, is a developmental molecular biologist and research consultant.  He is the director of the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at SPU.  He also teaches at the University of Washington School of Medicine in its Department of Bioengineering. In this series of videos, Dr. Medina looks at how a child’s brain develops and how you can best nurture it.

2011 Commencement

August 23, 2011

Relive the 2011 SPU Commencement ceremony held at Safeco Field June 12. Commencement address given by Bill Robinson, President Emeritus of Whitworth University. [Video]

2011 Ivy Cutting Ceremony

June 16, 2011

Congratulations, SPU Graduates! Relive Ivy Cutting, a graduation ceremony held in Tiffany Loop that represents both the students’ tie to Seattle Pacific and the independence that comes with graduation. June 10, 2011. [Audio]

Changing Intended Majors

February 22, 2011

Student Academic Services discusses the process for changing majors and selecting faculty advisers. [Audio]