Sunday, October 2, 2016
Before classes began at Seattle Pacific University, more than 700 students, faculty, and staff, spent Saturday, September 24, cleaning up parks, removing invasive plants in local creeks, and working in homeless shelters as part of SPU’s commitment to community engagement.
SPU students were at CRISTA Senior Living and World Concern at 19303 Fremont Ave North on Saturday, September 24, from 10:30am until 2:30pm. Their tasks included working on the pea patch and garden areas are near the big radio antenna at CRISTA; and helping prepare for the annual gala at World Concern.
The annual event known as “CityQuest” is a way to introduce new students to the many community service organizations throughout the area. Students worked at more than 25 locations throughout the Seattle area.
Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University is a premier Christian university that equips people to engage the culture and change the world. Its comprehensive academic program serves more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students.