Throughout the year, Seattle Central hosts a variety of event to engage our internal and external campus communities. Events managed through the Office of Strategic Partnerships include:

  • President’s Day:  A welcome and renewal of commitment for all Seattle Central employees.
  • Scholarship Awards Ceremony:  A celebration of scholarship recipients together with their families and donors.
  • Connect Central - Speed Networking Event: February 1-4, 2022 -  An opportunity for students to connect with professionals in a variety of career paths
  • Believe Gala: Annual gala to celebrate the impact of Seattle Central and celebrate the partners who keep our community strong.
  • Retiree Luncheon & Employee Service Awards: - Celebration of employees' years of service, and annual luncheon welcoming new retirees to the retiree network. 
  • All Alumni Celebration & Commencement: Congratulate the graduating class and annual gathering of alumni network. 
  • Central 2 Community Speaker Series:
    • Fall 2021: Oct. 28, 2021 6 to 7:30 p.m.  A (virtual) Evening with 2020 Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest: Laureate Rena Preist sits down with a multi-disciplinary group of Indigenous artists as part of Seattle Central's art & justice series. Register for your free ticket. 
    • Winter 2022  (date coming soon!) Real Land Acknowledgement: Moving Past Statements, Respecting Treaties and Land Use 
    • Spring 2022 (date coming soon!) - Embracing and Upholding Indigenous Teachings: Re-writing Conventional Education 

For more information on how to get involved in any of these events, please contact Emily Thurston at 

For a listing of workshops, meetings and classes on held on Seattle Central's campus, please review our public calendar.