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Princeton Review recognizes SU's town-gown relations and more

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010

CSCE_WCAs another sign of SU's growing engagement with its surrounding community, the university was ranked 14th in the nation for “town-gown relations” in the Princeton Review's publication, “The Best 373 Colleges." Students were asked “How well do students at your college get along with members of the local community?” SU also made it onto these lists: “Great Schools for Computer Science/Computer Engineering Majors” and “Great Schools for Business Majors and Great Schools for Marketing and Sales Majors.”

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Things to do on campus if you're not a student (or two-legged)

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010

DogRunWCCapitol Hill Seattle recently ran the Spectator’s “4 reasons for non-students to visit Seattle U campus + 1 reason for your dog to” If you haven’t seen it, check out the article.

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Father Rog responds gratefully

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010

FrsGillisBayard_WCAs he continues to battle cancer, the much-beloved Roger Gillis, S.J., left, has written an open letter to his many friends at SU. The letter can be found at SU Voice, the new alumni blog. Let's all continue to keep Fr. Rog in our thoughts and prayers.

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Talk of the town: Times lauds library and learning commons

Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010

LibraryFrontpage_WCinnerOur Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons got some great ink on the front page of today’s Seattle Times. “…(More) than just adding space,” the article reads, “the remodel changes the library's vibe, incorporating academic assistance among the bookshelves. It also gives a nod to the social dimensions of student life…” Read all about it.

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Fostering Scholars celebrates five years

Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010

FosteringScholarsMcDermott_WCInnerCongressman Jim McDermott was on hand for the five-year anniversary celebration of Seattle University’s Fostering Scholars program. The program provides scholarship assistance and additional supports that are critical to retention and academic success. Visit Fostering Scholars to learn more.

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SU Journalism Fellow reports on News Hour

Posted on Monday, October 11, 2010

Lee_Hochberg_WatercoolerA hard-hitting national TV news story about the educational rights of homeless children was the most recent project produced through the Seattle University Journalism Fellowships on Family Homelessness. Fellow Lee Hochberg, special correspondent to the PBS Newshour, filed this report on Oct. 4. Hochberg’s research assistant was Carolyn Huynh, now a senior journalism major. You can meet Hochberg and other Journalism Fellows at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, at Town Hall at a forum moderated by KUOW'sSteve Scher. For more information and to purchase tickets ($5 each), visit Town Hall.Proceeds benefit Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness. Visit SU Bookstore to learn how you can participate in a book drive for preschoolers.

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