Tag: 2016 Autumn

Supporting Healthy Kids
Alumni, Careers, Health

Supporting Healthy Kids

Marilyn Glinskas ’76, a school nurse with the Stanislaus County Office of Education, received the excellence in school nursing award presented by the California School Nurses Organization.

Arts & Culture, Business

Philip Jacobs

If you watch Bones, The Mindy Project, Friday Night Lights, America’s Next Top Model, or Castle, you may have already heard the music of hip hop artist, speaker, and author Sharp Skills — aka Philip Jacobs. With the recent release of his fourth album, “On My Rebel Ish,” the business […]

Arts & Culture, Business

Rebekah Graham

Once worried she’d get too comfortable at home and never leave, Bekah Graham now lives and works 4,887 miles from her hometown, Eugene, Oregon. Based in Penkridge, England, Graham works for the full-service publishing arm of online-retail titan Amazon.com. “I feel extremely lucky to have achieved a lifelong goal: reading […]

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 […]

Business, Justice, Ministry

Marissa Ukosakul-Witt

Marissa Ukosakul-Witt imagined her future might be in international ministry. She came to Seattle Pacific University as a missionary kid, an international student, a dual Thai and U.S. citizen who grew up in Thailand. “I never thought I’d stay in the States,” she says. Then she encountered John Perkins. His […]

Arts & Culture, Business

Christa Pierce

For Christa Pierce, anything visual can become her next piece of art. She’s done freelance illustrations for clients such as Compendium and Microsoft, she supplies wholesale paper goods to retailers such as Made In Oregon, and she is now working as a design assistant for the children’s clothing company Hanna […]