annual young alumni endowment dinner


TO MOVE BEYOND NICKERSON STREET IS TO SERVE THE WIDER COMMUNITY. The Young Alumni Scholarship Endowment honors Seattle Pacific seniors who live out the University's vision to engage the culture and change the world. Join us for a celebration of such outstanding commitment and service.

Date: Friday, October 19, 2007
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Upper Gwinn Commons

Beyond Nickerson
Annual Young Alumni Endowment Dinner
$25/person or $250 table sponsorship


RSVP by contacting our office at 206-281-ALUM.

RSVP BY OCTOBER 12, 2007 (no refunds after this date)


KEYNOTE SPEAKER: John Medina
Director, Brain Center for Applied Learning Research
Seattle Pacific University


John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist and private research consultant working primarily in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries on issues related to mental health. As
director of the Brain Center at SPU, Medina works with educators and brain scientists to optimize learning environments.

YOUNG ALUM TESTIMONY: Kristen Eddings, '06
Miss Washington 2006


After obtaining a degree in international affairs, Kristin Eddings became the first Miss Washington in 16 years to place in the Top 10 at the Miss America pageant. With a heart for international education, she plans to join the Peace Corps, pursue graduate studies, and eventually work in government.


YOUNG ALUM SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT 2007-08: Aleya (Mullett) Hanson
Coordinator, Kenya Water Project


For her academic success and service with passion, Aleya (Mullett) Hanson was selected to receive the Young Alumni Endowment Scholarship. A hospital volunteer with Mercy Ships in Sierra Leone and Togo, West Africa, the University Scholar, and nursing and sociology double major, has initiated a clean water project in the Samburu District of kenya.