New communication professor strives to live in God’s will

As a teacher, Peg Achterman lives to “be God’s person.” She believes her profession requires “sharing your own story”—which, she adds, “gives us a solid ground to stand on, to find out more about other people and ourselves.” The assistant professor of communication didn’t begin teaching at Seattle Pacific University by standing on the sidelines. […]

Weaving faith in relational therapy

When Douglas Anderson pictures relational systems and spirituality, he sees a tapestry. People are the threads that make up the tapestry. Each person is on a different journey in creating their tapestry, Anderson said. At the 12th annual lecture on the Integration of Faith & Professional Practice on May 28 in Demaray 150, about 70 […]

Trees and honorees

  At the President’s Spring Forum Thursday morning, around 200 students, faculty and staff jumped to their feet as senior and ASSP President Isaac Gundersen announced the 2014 Faculty Member of the Year. Stepping onto the stage in Royal Brougham Pavilion, associate professor of music Brian Chin walked forward to accept the award from President Daniel […]