News

PLU named the leading distributor of creative arts scholarships among West Coast colleges

By Zach Powers ’10PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (July 25, 2016) – Pacific Lutheran University was named one of the top colleges in the country for awarding creative arts scholarships by LendEDU. PLU ranked 22nd on the list, credited with distributing more than $1.4 million in creative arts scholarships in 2015. It was the

PLU School of Nursing program earns $350,000 grant to continue commitment to helping underserved communities

The money comes in the form of an Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) grant for the 2016-17 academic year, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). It will cover tuition and living stipends for students in the Family Nurse Practitioner program.

Former State Superintendent joins PLU as interim dean of the School of Education and Kinesiology

Terry Bergeson, Ph.D., has joined Pacific Lutheran University as interim dean of the School of Education & Kinesiology. Bergeson has extensive experience in state education, having served as Washington state superintendent of public instruction from 1997 to 2009, and as executive director of the Washington Commission on Student Learning from...

First class of 253 PLU Bound Scholarship recipients passionate about community, music, nursing, education and more

Announced earlier this year, the 253 PLU Bound scholarship awards qualifying students with full tuition for four years at PLU by a combination of federal, state and PLU grant and scholarship aid. Recipients must be College Bound eligible, attend a high school within the 253 area code, have a 3.7...