Frank and Marilyn '77 Clement Create Legacy Challenge for SU Gives 2022
Legacy Society members, Frank and Marilyn, have been longtime donors to Seattle University.
Boost Your Awareness of Giving Options
Thank you to everyone who responded to the Seattle University Gift Planning donor survey. The information shared is already shaping our services and communications for this year and beyond.
A Family Passion Combined With Strategic Giving
Loyal Seattle U sports fans know the O'Brien name. Terry was married to
Eddie O'Brien for almost 25 years. Eddie was one-half of the legendary
O'Brien twins, who lifted Seattle University...
In Memoriam - Bequest By Will to Support the New BSU Scholarship
Sharon Green, Class of 1969, was the first woman president, and the first
Black woman president of the Seattle University Student Political Union,
now called the Student Government of Seattle U.
Q & A with Joe Gaffney, '67
Joe Gaffney of Dorsey & Whitney's Tax and Estate Planning group is a
trusted adviser to numerous families, closely held business owners, trusts
and nonprofit organizations. A member...
The Burke Family - Legacy in Action
In Suzie Burke's own words, "We come from a family of Catholics with
conservative values and entrepreneurial spirit and we are dedicated to
being in Seattle." The Burke family's strong...
Giving Back and Staying Engaged
As the Founder and CEO of LegacyONE Executive Communications, Karen has crafted her own ideal career as a writer, presenter, and book writing coach. Her...
TOP 5 REASONS TO CREATE OR UPDATE YOUR PLANS
Most of us are not born planners. Still, we know we owe it to our loved
ones to make our wishes known, and to put documentation in place that will...
A Planned Gift
The friendship of Dave Madsen, an associate professor in Seattle University's history department, and Mike Koenig, of Koenig Financial Group, goes way back.
Betty Woods' relationship with Seattle University began more than 40 years ago during what she describes as a vulnerable time in her life.
Making a Gift that Gives Back
Bernie and Joyce purchased a weekend cabin on waterfront property more than...
Receive Secure Income with a High Return
Seattle University had just three buildings when Donald Hoba graduated...
Academic, activist and philanthropist - a trail-blazer with deep roots on Bainbridge Island
In 2016, Sonya Quitslund, a Seattle University alumna and former adjunct professor who taught summer theology courses, made a generous...
A Living Legacy of Friendship
Marie Materi and Fred Brandauer grew-up a world apart, yet came together, according to Marie, for a purpose.
Revered Relationships Inspire Giving
Jeanne Marie Lee's ties to the Jesuits began early in life. Her father, who had attended Seattle College...
A Fulfilling Career in Nursing Begun at SU
At the age of 12, Joan decided that she wanted to become a nurse. Once she arrived at Seattle U, she knew that she had made the right decision.
Linda and David Strout: A Gift by Will in Gratitude for Their Legal Education
Not ones to shy away from ambitious volunteer roles, Linda and David are serving as Co-chairs for the School of Law Legacy Society Committee.
Joe and Mary met while students at Seattle U. They have each enjoyed
successful careers and together have built a life of many passions.
Finding Peace of Mind: Clearing Out A House Full of "Stuff"
If you're an adult with aging parents, chances are you're probably going to be dealing with a house full of "stuff" in the near future...
Helen '76 and Bob Batie decide to see the impact of their giving during their lifetimes
Helen received her MA in 1976 after four consecutive summers in the SU Master of Religious Education, or SUMORE program.
Joan and John Watt include the law school they love in their estate plans
Joan Duffy Watt was a neophyte staff member in the PR office at the University of Puget Sound when she was assigned to write a press release about a major university decision.
Giving with Grace
Grace Munzer retired from the military with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Continuing the Jesuit Tradition with a Gift by Will
Peter and Denise have been faithful supporters of Seattle University over the...
Giving Back through a Gift by Will
Lydia Gonzales immigrated from the Philippines as a young woman and...
When planning his estate, John Ruffo made sure to take care of three groups who had taken care of him: his high school, his church and Seattle University.
Give it Twice Trust
While visiting the Wills Planner on her favorite charity's website, June, a surviving spouse, came across the idea of a Give it Twice Trust.
A Generous Heart Staying Close to Home
It's hard to imagine there are many people who have been "closer" to Seattle University over the years than Bill Eisiminger...
The Seattle University Youth Initiative
When Carol Ann and Karl Barnickol, decided to support the nationally acclaimed Seattle University Youth Initiative (SUYI), they had very clear reasons for their generosity.