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PLU President Thomas W. Krise: “A hearty congratulations to Friends of 88.5”

Dear Colleagues and Friends: We heard the news today that the Friends of 88.5 — the community group seeking to raise funds to buy KPLU and create a community-supported station – has reached its fundraising goal of $7 million well ahead of the June 30 deadline established by the University of Washington and PLU. We offer the Friends of 88.5…

PLU Names New University Pastor

TACOMA, WASH. (May 16, 2016) – The Rev. Jen Rude will join Pacific Lutheran University as university pastor on August 1, 2016. Rude comes to PLU from Chicago, where she most recently served as program director for Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries, and as a colleague in ministry at Grace Lutheran Church in Evanston, Ill.At Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries, Rude led programs committed…

LollaPLUza Returns to the PLU Golf Course on May 7, Seattle band “Pickwick” will headline

TACOMA, Wash. (April 29, 2015)— LollaPLUza, the annual one-day spring music festival produced by the PLU Student Activities Board (SAB), will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 1-7 p.m. on the PLU Golf Course. With a focus on up-and-coming Pacific Northwest talent, headlining band Pickwick will share the stage with NAVVI and Prom Queen, as well as Otieno Terry and…