Parent eNews April

Notice from Campus Safety

Changes in the Campus Safety Shuttle Program have been designed after feedback from ASPLU and RHA, and two student forums, and include new boundaries around campus, a new texting feature, and discontinuation of shuttles in the summer months. Check out the email that went to all students with background information on these changes.

Relay for Life

Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back! Attended by students across campus, staff members at PLU, faculty departments, and community members around Parkland and Tacoma, Relay For Life is an 18-hour event which helps raise funds for cancer research and patient support services provided by the American Cancer Society. Come join and encourage your student to be a part of this event which kicks off on Friday, April 25th at 6:00pm on the PLU track.

Spring 2014 Commencement

Commencement takes place at 2:30pm on Saturday, May 24th in the Tacoma Dome. Former Congressman, Norm Dicks will be the Commencement Speaker this year. There are also many other events during Commencement Weekend to be aware of if you have a student graduating! Commencement may also be viewed via live broadcast on the Internet and will be made available on-demand via LuteCast.

Groceries to Go

Let us help you nourish your Lute this Spring. The new "Groceries to Go" package will give your student easy access to some every day grocery basics, giving them more energy to study and succeed this semester. Orders will be fulfilled by Old Main Market and you can order on the Send a Smile page through Garfield Book Company here!

Student Voice: Laurie Reddy '14

Laurie Reddy is a senior history major from Seattle, Washington. Last year Laurie participated in an Alternative Spring Break trip offered through the PLU Diversity Center, the Civil Rights Trip to Montgomery, Alabama. The unforgettable experiences she had on that trip have informed her future academic passions and pursuits, such as her final capstone project: a paper on Dr. King's "I have a dream" speech.

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Parent Handbook

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Upcoming Events

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