Center for Jesuit Education

The Center for Jesuit Education (CJE) serves as a resource for the Seattle University community, providing programming, learning opportunities and consultation about how to integrate Seattle University’s Jesuit Catholic mission into teaching, research, administration, decision-making and formation of students across the university.

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We are glad you found the Center for Jesuit Education (CJE)! 
The CJE is happy to work with you to explore SU’s Jesuit Catholic mission and the many ways it is animated within and outside the classroom.  Please connect with us in any of the following ways:  

  • Participate in our programs. We have many great opportunities for you to learn about our Jesuit educational mission.   See more at “What We Offer.” 
  • Receive pastoral support or spiritual accompaniment.  Each of us is trained as a pastoral listener or spiritual director, ready to accompany you as you discern professional or personal challenges. Please reach out to Fr. Natch Ohno, SJ,  Andrea Fontana, or Jen Tilghman-Havens to set up a time to meet.  
  • Utilize the CJE Videos or Other Resourceson our website or in our lending library (Loyola 209), for inspiration for your teaching or work with staff and students.   
  • Access a recent  Soul Sessions meditation to use in your personal practice or with students. 

Reach out to us with any questions or ideas. Thank you for your commitment to our mission to empower leaders for a just and humane world. 

We also acknowledge that advancing the work of mission belongs to the whole university, and is not the sole responsibility of the Center for Jesuit Education.  We would like to thank some of our key partners and collaborators:  

  • Office of the President
  • Office of the VP for Mission Integration
  • Campus Ministry
  • Office of the VP for Diversity and Inclusion  
  • SU Advance-IT program
  • Arrupe Jesuit Community  
  • Department of Theology and Religious Studies
  • Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture
  • Center for Ecumenical and Interreligious Engagement
  • Center for Community Engagement
  • Center for Faculty Development
  • Indigenous People’s Institute
  • Center for Digital Learning and Innovation  
  • Ignatian Spirituality Center