TC3 heads to Shoreline Free Methodist Church and move out day brings reflection

  Five-week Tent City 3 resident Christopher Carter will miss Seattle Pacific. “All the help today really shows SPU’s heart, and boy, do they have heart,” Carter said. “I have grown dear to their love and passion for understanding.” On Saturday, March 7, approximately 90 TC3 residents made the move from SPU to Shoreline Free […]

Kidnapped SPU alumna rescued

According to the Free Methodist Church, the Rev. Phyllis Sortor, a 1964 Seattle Pacific alumna, was released to Nigerian authorities and church officials late last week. “We thank God Phyllis Sortor, Free Methodist missionary to Nigeria, was safely released today, Friday, March 6, early evening Nigeria time,” Bishop David Kendall said in a church statement. […]

SPU posts season-high 194.025 score

On March 8, the Seattle Pacific gymnastics team etched their names in the history books, earning the fifth highest score in Seattle Pacific’s history: an eye-popping 194.025. “I think it’s just everything coming together, and I think a lot of it is in our confidence,” sophomore Kristi Hayashida said. “There was definitely some hesitancy before, […]

Award policy for merit-based scholarships keeps SPU competitive

Next fall, incoming freshmen will reap the benefits of top scholarship amounts, some reaching as high as $21,000. Currently enrolled students, however, are locked into lesser dollar amounts. With the Board of Trustee’s tuition announcement last week, two of Seattle Pacific University’s merit-based scholarships will also increase. The President’s Scholar Award will increase by 20 […]

3/11 Weekly crime update

Malicious Mischief On March 6, 2015, the Office of Safety and Security’s dispatch received a call from University Facilities personnel regarding damage to a window at the Falcon Complex. A security officer met with personnel at the location and took pictures of the damage. Theft On March 7, 2015, a student reported to the Office of […]