Government & Law

Government & Law

Ava Van

Ava Van knows too much about struggling in poverty. “The moment I was born, I was an orphan,” says the 2012 Seattle Pacific University graduate and communications specialist for the City of Renton, Washington. Her father walked out when she was a child. When her mother became unable to care […]

Government & Law, Science & Technology

Christalyn Steers McCrum

Christalyn Steers McCrum says she moved to Alexandria, Virginia, to be at the epicenter of American foreign policy. The 2010 Seattle Pacific University graduate and political science major (international affairs concentration) is a data scientist for the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. Because she double-majored in philosophy and […]

Government & Law

Casey O’Neil

One lesson from Seattle Pacific University stands out to Casey O’Neil ’09. It has helped him network, adapt to foreign countries, excel in his job as a senior consultant for the U.S. Department of State — and win board games. “It’s so valuable to always look at a situation from […]