Office ofAlumni and Constituent Relations

Upcoming Events

This is just a sampling of some of the great events that are happening this month. If you are in the area please stop by and join us for any of these events! Check the PLU campus calendar for a complete listing of events.

Save the Date - Community Events - Music - Lutes Here and There

Save the Date

Here is a list of upcoming events put on by the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations. To register for any of the following events, refer to the alumni website or call the office at (253)-535-7415.

August 24th - PLU Night at the Rainiers

Cheney Stadium, Tacoma, WA
Join us for a night at the ballpark as we celebrate the end of summer! This year's PLU Night at the Rainiers is dedicated to showcasing PLU. Buy tickets here!

September 28th-30th - Homecoming
The complete Homecoming schedule is now listed online! Check it out now and plan your trip back to campus early! Register by the end of July to receive the early bird special - 10% off!

Community Events

August 8th - Fruit Festival
11:30am - 1:00pm
Red Square
Join us for the 2012 Fruit Festival in Red Square!

August 9th - MSF Information Session
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Morken Center Rm. 138
Join us for an information session to learn more about the PLU Master of Science in Finance. You will have the opportunity to visit with the Faculty Director, Dr. Kevin Boeh and Associate Director, Michael Renfrow as they go through the application process, curriculum, and benefits of this dynamic program.
For questions contact Michael directory at or 253.535.7224.

August 16th - MBA Information Session
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Morken Center Rm. 103
The MBA Information Session will provide you with information about the PLU MBA Program and the application process. You will hear from the MBA Director, a professor who teaches in the program and a current student or alumni. In the PLU MBA you can complete your degree in less than two years while attending class only two evening a week. The PLU MBA Program offers a general MBA or the option to customize your experience with an emphasis area including: Entrepreneurship & New Venture Management, Health Care Management or Technology & Innovation Management.


August 2nd - Jazz Under the Stars
7:00pm – 9:00pm

MBR Music Center Amphitheater
Tickets: Free.

August 9th - Jazz Under the Stars
7:00pm – 9:00pm

MBR Music Center Amphitheater
Tickets: Free.

August 16th - Jazz Under the Stars
7:00pm – 9:00pm

MBR Music Center Amphitheater
Tickets: Free.

Lutes Here and There

This section will list events that Lutes are involved in around the world. PLU does not control the content or activities involved in the event listed below. We are merely sharing the opportunity with you. If you are involved in something that you would like other Lutes to know about please drop us a line at and we will be sure to get it in the next issue.

Mike Engh '10
"Medora Musical"
June 8th - September 8th
Burning Hills Amphitheater, Medora, ND
Mike is one of 12 performers in the 2012 Medora Musical, he will play one of the Burning Hills Singers. This professionally produced, Western-style musical is dedicated to the legacy of America's 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, and the time he spent in North Dakota's Badlands.
For more information click here.

Aaron Finley '09
Kirsten deLohr Helland '10
July 21st - August 19th

5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle
This electrifying show comes to life in an emotionally-charged new production, featuring a cast of Seattle's most thrilling young stars. You can see Aaron in the role of Roger and Kirsten in the ensemble or as the understudy for Maureen.
For more information click here.

Stacie Pinkney Calkins '98
"Big River"
September 12th - October 21st Issaquah, WA
October 26th - November 18th Everett, WA
Village Theatre
Mark Twain’s great American novel gets re-told by Huckleberry Finn himself in this Tony-award winning musical. Fearful of his Pap’s drunken rage, Huck fakes his own death and hightails it to the river to help his friend Jim escape from slavery. You can see Stacie as Alice.
For more information click here.