Student Activities
Student Clubs

Cultural Heritage and Religious

  • African Student Association

    The African Students Association (Friends of Africa) is dedicated to enriching the student body's experience on "all things Africa!" Through social and academic events, the club aims to foster cultural awareness, explore topics on Africa, and highlight its richness and beauty. We strive to engage in outreach and volunteer efforts in a bid to serve and improve our community while promoting cultural exchange. Friends of Africa provides a dynamic resource to students interested in Africa. We welcome all to join!

    Club Contact

    Tesi Uwibambe
    uwibambe@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Dr. Saheed Adejumobi
    s.ade@seattleu.edu

    ALPFA SU Chapter

    The Student Chapter of ALPFA will provide leadership development, volunteer, internship, and scholarship opportunities to talented students. Active involvement in the organization combined with the ability to network on a national level will help students make a successful transition to their careers. The student chapter provides the means that enable professionals to connect with students and serve as advisors to navigate through the business world.

    Club Contact

    Suheil Diaz
    diazs1@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Ruben Trevino
    trevino@seattleu.edu

    Black Student Union

    The Black Student Union's purpose is to bring together people of all different backgrounds to discuss common issues and also to extend on outward to others and help the community at Seattle University and the general community.

    Club Contact

    Makeda Ashford
    ashfordm@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Contina Kemp
    kempc1@seattleu.edu

    Chinese Student Association

    The Chinese Student Association at Seattle University is established to help create an awareness of the Chinese culture on campus through various events, as well as creating a fun, safe, and family-like environment for local and international students where they can be comfortable with each other. In addition, we provide multiple opportunities for members where they can enhance and build their leadership skills.

    Club Contact

    James Li
    lij6@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Ming Feng and Daphne Qian
    fengm@seattleu.edu and qiand@seattleu.edu

     

    Club de Esperanza

    Club De Esperanza is a club with a purpose of learning specifically about the relationship between Mexico and the United States. In order to learn more about this relationship the club will hold meetings that will address topics including, but not limited to, the US-Mexico Border, immigration policies, and what it means to be in solidarity with others from another country. The purpose of this club is to identify the relationship between neighborhing countries and existing issues in hopes of learning how to bring about change. 

    Club Contact

    Alison Williams
    willi127@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Paul Milan
    pmilan@seattleu.edu

    German Club

    The German Club helps give Seattle University students exposure to the German  language and culture in German-speaking countries. We hold regular discussion tables and movie nights along with several food and cultural events per quarter. All are welcome to attend as members do not have to be able to speak the language as we celebrate and explore the German culture.

    Club Contact

    Ethan Smith
    smithe12@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Cordula Brown
    cordulab@seattleu.edu

    Hui O Nani Hawai'i

    The purpose of our club is to provide the students of Seattle University with an opportunity to gather together for the purpose of perpetuating and preserving the culture of Hawai'i.  We also want to work with the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and the OMA Alliance to further the interests of the Hui O Nani Hawai'i Club and the alliance.

    Club Contact

    Rayann Onzuka
    onzukar@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Muriel Montenegro
    montenem@seattleu.edu

    Indonesian Student Association Seattle University (ISASU)

    The purpose of this organization shall be To bring about greater awareness of Indonesia's culture amongst the student body of Seattle University through various events and activities. To enhance communication between students and promote a cohesive study and work environment. To create a warm and welcoming environment for prospective Indonesian students looking to further their education at Seattle University.

    Club Contact

    Joey Faustian
    faustian@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Dale Watanabe
    International Student Center
    watanad@seattleu.edu

    International Club

    Our goal is to create and sustain a bond between domestic and international students in a family-like environment while encouraging cultural awareness and world relationships at Seattle University.

    Club Contact

    Jordan Quenga
    quengaj@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Sandra Bui
    International Student Center
    buis@seattleu.edu

    Japanese Student Association

    The Japanese Student Association is a cultural club that any student who wishes may join. The goal of the club is to promote Japanese culture on campus through educative events. We also serve the Japanese community in Seattle by volunteering at the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington (JCCCW).

    Club Contact

    Kenta Muraoka
    muraokak@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Dale Watanabe
    International Student Center
    watanad@seattleu.edu

    Korean Student Union

    To learn more about Korea and promote greater awareness of Korea's cultural identity and influence through networking with students, alumni, and community members; to celebrate Korean culture through food, dance, and other activities held throughout the year; and to acknowledge the Korean and Korean-American student body at Seattle University.

    Club Contact

    Lauren Byun
    byunl@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    James Lee
    Albers Visiting Fellow
    leej@seattleu.edu

    Latin American Cultural Awareness Student Alliance (LA CASA)

    The purpose of LA CASA shall be to nurture an inclusive community for those interested in Latin American cultures through the engagement of Seattle University's core values.

    Club Contact

    Karina Hernandez
    hernan23@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Kaily Serralta
    serralta@seattleu.edu

    Marianas TaoTao Tano Club

    We are a cultural club seeking to spread awareness of the Marianas' Islands' cultures throughout Seattle University and the greater Seattle Area. 

    Club Contact

     

    Gabrielle Bautista
    bautist5@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Ryan Greene
    greener@seattleu.edu

    Moviemento Estudiantil Chican@ Hispan@ Latin@ de Aztlan (MECHLA)

    Student organization that works to promote social justic and higher education. MECHLA also works to education and serve the surrounding community through community service, cultural and social events, and educational workshops (i.e. Day of the Dead, Celebracion)

    Club Contact

    Israel Lopez
    lopezi@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Juanita Jasso
    jassoj@seattleu.edu

    Ohana SU

    The purpose of this organization shall be the meeting of students who wish to learn more about the Christian faith, through a weekly Bible study, as well as occasional prayer groups. The purpose is to build a sense of community within the Bible study group to encourage students to accept a faith-filled life, and to promote spiritual growth. We are affiliated with a church in Bellevue.

    Club Contact

    Samantha Aw
    aws@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Michael Matriotti
    matriom@seattleu.edu

    Taiwanese Student Association

    Taiwanese Student Association is a student-run organization that promotes Taiwanese culture and language in the Seattle University community and the local community at large. SUTSA is dedicated to helping new Taiwanese students fit into the new environment by creating a family-like atmosphere on campus. SUTSA encourages current Taiwanese students or any Seattle University students to engage in various extracurricular activities, and empowers them to work and study in a multicultural and diverse world. 

    Club Contact

    Heng-Yi Kao
    kaoh1@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Frank J. Shih
    fshih@seattleu.edu

    United Filipino Club

    http://students.seattleu.edu/clubs/ufc/

    The United Filipino Club of Seattle University strives to provide members of the community with an opportunity to further their knowledge of the Filipino culture and traditions. Through our events and activities, we hope to create a sense of family as well as promote community involvement and awareness of our heritage to bring meaning to our identity as Filipino-Americans or as members who wish to share this culture. We also aim to foster the development of leaders that will continuously educate themselves beyond their academic experience to affect the greater community.

    Club Contact

    Bianca Topacio
    topaciob@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Mario Emil Molina
    molinam@seattleu.edu

    Vietnamese Student Association

    http://students.seattleu.edu/clubs/viet/

    The purpose of the Vietnamese Student Association is to increase social interests and involvement of its club members as a part of the Seattle University student body. The Vietnamese Student Association is an opportunity for the club members to create sense of connection and belonging within the club, as well as to the Associated Students of Seattle University (ASSU). The goal of the Vietnamese student Association is to encourage cross cultural interaction and communication to promote better understanding, higher education, and closer ties among its students. The Vietnamese Student Association will work within the articles and by-laws of the Constitution of the Associated Students of Seattle University to continue with its heritage and at the same time share the richness and beauty of its traditions and customs with those around them.

    Club Contact

    Jordan Quenga
    quengaj@seattleu.edu

    Advisor

    Sandra Bui
    International Student Center
    buis@seattleu.edu