Community Events

KXSU Community Events Calendar

CDO Chat: Real Talk!

Sponsored by OMA

  • Monday, November 17, 5-6:30pm
  • Casey Atrium
  • – with Natasha Martin, J.D., VP for Diversity and Inclusion / Chief Diversity Officer
  • – Join the CDO for “Real Talk” on building inclusiveand welcoming community at SU


MORAL MONDAYS AT SU Presents Candace Benbow, Creator of the Beyonce’ Lemonade Syllabus

Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Monday, November 20, 7-8:30pm
  • Student Center 160
  • – MORAL MONDAYS at SU, the #BlackLivesMatter Initiative at Seattle University, proudly presents Candice Benbow
  • – Ms. Benbow is a writer and educator whose work lies at the intersections of Black feminist theory, womanist theology and Black intimacy
  • –  In May 2016, following the release of Beyoncé’s visual album Lemonade, Candice created the Lemonade Syllabus hashtag and social media campaign 
  • – Candice Benbow will give the evening keynote speech to cap the Moral Mondays at SU: Moonlight Teach-In happening ealier in the morning and afternoon

Kids Clothing Sharing: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Sponsored by SU Parent and Family Engagement
  •  November 15, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Student Center 210
  • – Open to SU students, faculty and staff who are parents
  • – A fun way to de-clutter the closet, pick up a few “new” pieces and be part of sustainable shopping.
  • –  You do not need to bring any clothing to participate.
  • – Those participating can drop off gently-used, clean children’s clothing at Student Center 210 beginning at 10:00 a.m. on November 15

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The Catholic Church and the Racial Divide in the United States

Keynote by the Most Rev. Edward K. Braxton, Bishop of Belleville, Illinois
Followed by a conversation with Tyrone Brown, Assistant Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Seattle University

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm
  • Pigott Auditorium, Seattle University
  • In addition to the lecture, we would like to invite faculty and staff to a lunch with Bishop Braxton on Wednesday, October 18, from 12:00-1:30pm. This is a great opportunity to share thoughts with the bishop regarding the previous evening’s lecture and conversation, as well as his pastoral letters on the racial divide. Space is limited, please RSVP by October 11. RSVP for the lunch.

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, to Visit Campus

Sponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry, Albers School of Business and Economics and Elliott Bay Book Company

  • Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.
  • Campion Ballroom
  • – talk, Q&A, book sales and book signing
  • – Muhammad Yunus is the father of both social business and microcredit, and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in alleviating poverty.
  • – He will discuss his vision and his provocative new book, A World of Three Zeros, The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions
  • – To register, visit this link:

Request for Presentations: Climate Resiliency Summit

Sponsored by Seattle University’s Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability

  • Submission Deadline: Oct. 10
  • – CEJS is hosting the 2018 Climate Resilience Summit at Seattle University campus on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018
  • – The summit is organized by Sustainable Seattle, with the support of community partners such as Got Green, Verity Credit Union, Climate Solutions, Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment, King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks
  • – Summit goal: identify strategies and catalyze action for a cross-sectoral, inclusive movement to advance climate resilience in the Pacific Northwest.
  • – Interested in presenting? Please see the Request for Presentations here and submit your proposal by Oct. 10 to with the subject line “Proposal for 2018 Climate Resilience Conference Presentation.”

Conversation with Seattle’s Mayoral Candidates

Sponsored by Seattle University’s Institute of Public Service

  • Monday, Oct. 16
  • Reception: 6-6:30 p.m., Atrium in Pigott
  • Conversation: 6:30-7:50 p.m., Pigott Auditorium
  • – Mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon.
  • – Seattle University’s Larry Hubbell and Joni Balter, and Crosscut’s David Kroman will talk with the candidates about important issues facing our city.
  • **Seattle University does not support or oppose any political candidates. The views expressed are those of the candidates only.

SU Diwali Dhamaka

Sponsored by Sponsored by Student Government of Seattle University, Campus Ministry and the Office of Multicultural Affairs

  • Saturday, Oct. 28, 5-8 p.m.
  • Campion Ballroom
  • – Join the Indian Student Association club for an evening to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights
  • – Bollywood dance performances, music performances, Indian street food, henna and other fun activities

Idealist Graduate Fair at Seattle University

Sponsored by graduate programs in Nonprofit Leadership and Public Administration.

  • Monday, Oct. 9, 5-8 p.m.
  • Campion Ballroom
  • – Opportunity for prospective graduate students to learn about graduate programs focused on the public interest (nonprofit leadership, public administration, social work, international affairs, etc.).
  • – Admissions representatives from 75 local, national and international graduate programs
  • – FREE and open to anybody considering graduate school

Garbology II

Sponsored by: The Recycling Shop and Seattle University Green Team 

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 8am – 2pm
  • Lemieux Library Plaza
  • waste will be collected from all over campus and brought to the library plaza
  • volunteers will be tabling for waste reduction and sorting recyclables/compostables
  • stop by to find out how you can contribute to SU’s goal of 80% waste diversion in 2018

Emergency Financial Assistance for DACA Renewal Application Fees

Any Seattle University student needing assistance with DACA renewal applications fees should contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs which will administer emergency funding requests as needed. Visit OMA in Pavilion 180B.

Current DACA beneficiaries whose benefits expire between Sept. 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018 are eligible to apply for renewal. The deadline for renewal is Oct. 5, 2017

Student Government of Seattle University Fall 2017 Elections

Have a voice in electing your SGSU representatives for the 2017-18 school year

  • voting period from October 10th-12th
  • check your Seattle U email for the link to vote in this year’s Fall Elections
  • Meet the Candidates event: October 9th at noon in Student Center Hearth (first floor)
  • Candidate Panel Hosted by KXSU: October 10th from 5-6pm in the Bistro

Serve Local Block Party 

Join the Seattle University Center for Community Engagement and The Douglas Apartments for the annual Serve Local Block Party.

  • Hosted by Seattle U Center for Community Engagement, Douglas Apartments
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 5-7pm
  • 12th avenue square park
  • Learn about the CCE’s sponsored programs and community partners
  • Free food from local restaurants
  • Raffle games and prizes, Serve Local swag
  • Music courtesy of KXSU

Fall Involvement Fair 2017

Join us for the 2017 Fall Involvement Fair sponsored by the Seattle University Center for Student Involvement.

  • Tuesday, September 26 11am-2pm 
  • On the SU Quad
  • Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement
  • Largest club event of the year
  • Learn about clubs at SU, or stop by the CSI table to learn about starting a club of your own!
  • For more information on how to register your club, organization or department for this event, contact Angel Asuncion-Reed by emailing

Museum of Pop Culture Sound Off! Competition

  • The Northwest’s premier 21 & under battle of the bands competition
  • Sound Off! is seeking applicants for this year’s competition – prizes include festival performances, radio airplay, and music industry consultations
  • Application is now online, deadline to apply is November 6, 2017
  • Past participants include Naked Giants, Emma Lee Toyoda, Manatee Commune, and KXSU’s own Jason McCue
  • For more information, visit