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Fall Honors BBQ

  • 9/13/2017 11:00 a.m.
Annual Fall Honors BBQ! Honors advisers Doug Sugano and Bendi Schrambach will be there to answer questions about the George Whitworth Honors Program!
Hixson Union Building (HUB) Outdoor Lawn
Karly Bosma, (509) 777-3252 or

LGBTQ Civil Rights and Religious Freedom: Bakers, Florists and Christian Universities

  • 9/18/2017 7:00 p.m.
The First Amendment protects religious liberty, while the Equal Protection Clause protects civil rights and liberties. Sometimes these two clauses seem to conflict with each other. Join Dr. Julia Stronks as she explores the tension between LGBTQ civil rights and the religious freedom rights of the conservative faith community. Is this a zero-sum game in which one side has to lose or is there a way for the law to accommodate competing values?
Weyerhaeuser Hall RTT
Stephanee Newman, (509) 777-3834 or

Community Building Day 2017

  • 9/20/2017 8:00 a.m.
Community Building Day is an opportunity for Whitworth faculty, staff, and students to engage in meaningful community service activities throughout Spokane County. Participants return to campus for lunch in the dining hall, entertainment, and guest speakers.
Hawthorne Hall Parking Lot
Brooke Watts, (509) 777-4566 or