Highlights from CityU's 43rd commencement

Highlights from CityU’s 43rd commencement

City University of Seattle proudly celebrated the accomplishments of its graduates during commencement on June 16 at Seattle’s Key Arena. Students from multiple countries participated in the ceremony. View a recap of the day’s festivities.

CityU Award

Enactus students rank fourth in national competition

A team of CityU Enactus students placed fourth out of 444 schools nationally in the Enactus United States National Exposition on May 22 in Kansas City, Missouri, making them the first team from the Seattle area to ever rank in the national final four.

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First-generation college student pursues career in healthcare administration

City University of Seattle student Eliza Janica loves helping others, and it was that passion for service that motivated her to pursue a career in healthcare administration. She is currently working at a Veterans Affairs hospital gaining entry-level experience while she pursues a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration.

Bethany Moffatt

Alumna named Outstanding Elementary Teacher of the Year

City University of Seattle alumna Bethany Moffatt has been teaching for only six years, but in that time she’s passed her love of reading onto numerous students, and helped her school, Lakeridge Elementary School, go from one in need of improvement to a 2016 School of Distinction. As a testament to her contributions, Bethany was recognized as the 2018 Outstanding Elementary Teacher of the Year for Renton School District.

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Counseling alumna pioneers partnership between law enforcement and mental health professionals

Counseling alumna Susie Kroll is a trained hostage negotiator and in crisis situations co-responds with law enforcement officers through five police departments.

Students writing

English teacher goes back to school to become a school counselor

Some students lack the support they need to succeed, and high school English teacher Jim Sanders looks forward to being an advocate and resource for those individuals.