Uncommon Good Impact Report

Impact Report Access To Education

CAMPAIGN PILLAR: Access To Education

During The Campaign for the Uncommon Good, donors supported equal access to a quality education for students seeking to shape their future by creating 216 new scholarships. These new scholarships and other scholarship endowments are expected to provide nearly $10 million in financial support to Seattle University students in the 2021-22 academic year, providing greater access, helping students stay in school and reducing student debt and offering more opportunities for engagement.


New Scholarships
Raised For Fostering Scholars
Program and Scholarships
Raised For Campus-Wide
Student Financial Aid

Your Enduring Impact

Access, support and community for students who have experienced foster care

The Fostering Scholars Program provides tuition, housing and wrap-around support to students who have experienced the foster care system, like Rachel Ramsey, '19, so that they can be successful in their academic pursuits.

Scholarship Breaks Barrier to Heart-Centered Education

Growing up in New Mexico, Alex Levinson experienced economic, cultural and social diversity. As a child, he knew that his home looked different than those of his friends. So, he found heart-centered education.
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"Seattle U is deepening my understanding of the professional, academic and spiritual aspects of my life while letting me engage with a dynamic and caring community. The support of donors has been instrumental in my journey. I have learned that, at the end of the day, our purpose in life isn’t so much to advance our own lives and careers, but to uplift others around us. Thank you for elevating current and future Redhawks for years to come."

Matthew, '23


For Judge Anita Crawford-Willis, '86, and Pervis Willis, the mission of Seattle University exemplifies their guiding principle. "It was my time at Seattle U that has allowed me to walk in my destiny. When you are given such a gift, you have no choice but to lift others as you climb. Pervis and I really believe that."
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immersing Seattle University law students in the fight for equal justice

This past summer, a new cohort of Calhoun Family Fellows worked on current issues relating to systemic racism and reparative justice with the potential to make a difference for clients and, quite possibly, transform society. The goal of the fellowship program is to develop committed lifetime advocates for equal justice.
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Through the vision, leadership and fundraising efforts of members of the Black Student Union (BSU), the first student-led, Black-serving scholarship at Seattle University was established to improve equity in access to an SU education.
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