Loved ones home from war

At a time when yellow ribbons hang on porches, trees and office buildings across the country — in honor of loved ones serving overseas in the military — at least two families connected to SPU have been able to take their ribbons down. Senior Jen Rae and sophomore Shawna Lloyd, who are both married to […]

Year in Review

Nathan Brown, dean of the School of Psychology, Family and Community resigned from his position on May 14. Brown was sanctioned by the Washington State Department of Health for inappropriate contact with a female patient in his private clinical practice. The patient was not a student at SPU. As a result of the state’s findings, […]

Scotland trip explores vocation

It’s a place set apart. Surrounded by water, miles from the mainland, the island of Iona is situated off the west coast of Scotland. This summer, it’s the destination of 14 SPU students who, along with five faculty and staff, will travel there to spend time in prayer, study, worship and reflection. "We’re going to […]

Senate Highlights

Bylaw revisions proposal tabled: A proposal to pass revisions to the ASSP Bylaws was tabled until the June 7 meeting of the Student Senate. The revisions would include changes to the positions of Public Relations Manager and to the STUB Concert Coordinator’s job description. This article was imported from The Falcon’s Records If you find […]

SPU accepts Dean’s resignation

The sanctions placed on Nathan Brown by the state Department of Health will have little to no effect on the accreditation of Seattle Pacific’s Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program, the chair of the Department of Graduate Psychology said yesterday. "Realistically, the potential impacts on our Ph.D. program and the university are mostly related to our public […]

Advocacy rewarded

Kevin Lakey can’t get to his office. Lakey, SPRINT’s member care coordinator, uses a wheelchair. The SPRINT office, on the second floor of the Student Union Building (SUB), is located at the top of a flight of stairs, with no wheelchair lift and no elevator. Even so, Lakey’s managed to get some work done. In […]

Senate Highlights

Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference: A proposal to allocate $900 from the Conference Fund to send seven SPU students to the Stanford Undergraduate Psychological Conference passed unanimously. The conference will be held in Palo Alto, Calif. Friday through Sunday. Western Psychology Association Conference: A proposal to allocate $194 from the Conference Fund to cover the cost […]

Psychology dean: Out of a job?

The fate of Nathan Brown’s employment at Seattle Pacific University will be decided no later than Friday, university officials say. Brown, dean of the School of Psychology, Family and Community, was recently sanctioned by the Washington State Department of Health for inappropriate contact with a female patient in his private clinical practice. The patient was […]