Q&A with a PLU Palmer Scholar

A native of Yemen, Abdulghani Mosa ‘23 became connected with Palmer Scholars while a sophomore at Foss High School. Pacific Lutheran University and Palmer Scholars have announced they are expanding their partnership to better serve students of color in Pierce County. Mosa shares with us…

Yakima area students find a home away from home

About two and a half hours east of Tacoma sits the farming community of Yakima, Washington. The Central Washington county has about 243,000 residents and is probably most notable for producing the majority of the nation’s apples and hops. But it’s also where Henry Temple…

Get out of the classroom: Study Biology at PLU

If you love learning about animals and plant life then a career in Biology might be for you. The PLU Biology program encourages its students to question, probe, experiment and experience the natural world in-person as well as under a microscope. In this video, Professor…

The Power of Female Mentors

College is more than your experiences in the classroom. It’s also about the relationships you build with other students. These relationships can even grow into mentorships among peers. The Sista Circle group at PLU offers that opportunity to female students. It’s a place where women…

The Strength of Faculty Mentorship

Will Reichel ‘20 knew what he wanted to major in even before stepping foot on a college campus. But even with a strong desire to pursue Kinesiology as his major, he still needed help to make that dream a reality. Fortunately for Reichel, he found…

Mentorship Leads to Job at Nike

Imagine your phone starts buzzing at 10:30 p.m. When you turn it over to see who could possibly be calling this late you see that it’s your professor and mentor trying to Facetime you —for a job opportunity. That’s what happened to PLU Alumna Andrea…

PLU Named Best Option for Financial Aid in Washington

Pacific Lutheran University has been recognized as the No. 1 school in Washington state for financial aid by LendEDU, an online marketplace for personal finance products. The report, released October 28, 2020, also ranks PLU ninth in the country. “This ranking reflects PLU’s institutional commitment…