Alumni

February

Danish Sisterhood
Wednesday Feb 4th, 9-10am.
Anderson University Center: 101 (Scandinavian Cultural Center),Anderson University Center SCC Meeting Room

Newcomers welcome! Bring a dish to share!

Architecture of England
Wednesday Feb 4th.
Garfield Book company community room

Sarah Murdoch returns to speak to Learning Is ForEver on the topic of the Architecture of England. Murdoch left her drafting board in the year 2000, to become a researcher and tour guide for Rick Steves.
Class details will be posted on our website www.plu.edu/liferoadscholar
stewarla@plu.edu / (253) 241-4166

Portland Connection Event
Sunday Feb 15th,  4-6 p.m.

Join Dr. Thomas W. Krise, President of Pacific Lutheran University, and Mrs. Patricia L. Krise at a cocktail reception for PLU alumni, parents and friends. RSVP here by Thursday February 12th.

Changing Face of Inequality in the USA
February 18th, 10:30-12:30.
Garfield Book Co Community Room

$15 may be paid at the door.
PLU students, faculty and staff may attend without charge.

Professor Sid Olufs, Ph.D. will give a talk to Learning Is ForEver on the topic of “The Changing Face of Inequality in the USA”.

This class is organized by Learning Is ForEver (LIFE), a nonprofit organization which offers classes for active, mature individuals in Pierce County. LIFE is a community outreach of PLU and is affilitated with Road Scholar Learning Institutes.

Documentary ‘Namibia Nine’ premiere
Saturday Feb 28th
Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

The film, created by a team of PLU filmmakers, explores the impact that access to education can make in the life of an individual, even in the face of an oppressive regime. Over the course of five years in the 1990s, 100 young Namibian leaders studied at various Lutheran colleges in the United States as a post-apartheid strategy to mobilize for the country’s independence. Nine of those young leaders studied at, and graduated from, PLU. The PLU filmmakers investigated the influence of colonization, religion and denial of access to education during South African rule. They also discovered how the desire to empower others from half a world away can have tremendous impact on creating a vibrant, democratic and free society only 20 years later. For more information click here!

The filmmakers make regular updates on production progress on their social-media accounts: FacebookTwitter, Instagram and WordPress.

March

Seattle Connection Event
Sunday March 1st

Join Dr. Thomas W. Krise, President of Pacific Lutheran University, and Mrs. Patricia L. Krise at a cocktail reception for PLU alumni, parents and friends. RSVP here by February 26th.

U.S. Golf Open at University Place
Tuesday, March 3, 11am – 12:30pm.
Garfield Book Company Community Room

PLU community can attend this without the registration fee of $15.
Admission to this event is free of cost to everyone.

University Place Councilman, Chris Nye will give a multimedia presentation of the Chambers Bay US Golf Open. Billed as the biggest sporting event in the history of the Northwest, Nye will give details from behind the scenes. More information can be found on the Learning Is ForEver website www.plu.edu/liferoadscholar or by contacting Laura at stewarla@plu.edu (253) 241-4166.

Powell-Heller Holocaust Conference
Wednesday, March 4-6

Free and Open to the Public

With the generous support of the Kurt Mayer Endowed Chair of Holocaust Studies and other sponsors, donors, and volunteers Pacific Lutheran University presents the Eighth Annual Powell-Heller Holocaust Education Conference. For more information and to register, click here!

Events to look for in the upcoming year

PLU Night at the Rainiers
August 28th, 2015 – 7:05 p.m.

Homecoming 2015
October 9-11, 2015

Celebration of PLU Basketball
October 24, 2015

See our complete campus event calendar for additional information on musical performances, conferences, athletic events, and more.