Links for Virtual Homecoming Events
Welcome to Homecoming Virtual Event Links page! Below you can find links to all of Homecoming & Family Week’s virtual events. Just click the “Join now” button near the start of the event and you will automatically be taken to the event. Please feel free to join even if you did not register in advance!
Athletic Lute Zone
Tuesday, Sept. 28 6 – 7 p.m. PT
Join us for this athletic session with the new Athletic Director, Mike Snyder! Mike will moderate a panel of coaches as they share what excites them about their teams this year. Coaches Kevin Aoki (volleyball), Traci Barrett (softball), Brant McAdams (football), and Chad Murray (men’s basketball) will be on the panel.
Global Education @ PLU
Wednesday, Sept. 29 7 -8 p.m. PT
Learn about study away and other globally focused opportunities available to students and the resources available to enhance their PLU education and prepare them for success in their pursuit of post-graduate opportunities.
Pursuing a Meaningful Life
Thursday, Sept. 30 5 – 6 p.m. PT
More than my sweet little bliss:
Pursuing a meaningful life in the midst of a pandemic
Explore PLU’s distinctive understanding of vocation and how that view gives meaning and purpose to the lives of students and alumni. Dr. Samuel Torvend (PLU ’73, and Director of External Relations in the Center for Vocation) invites participants to have a drink in hand for Happy Hour. This engaging presentation will have plenty of time for conversation and questions.
You will be emailed a link if you registered for this event. To register for this event, click here.
Presidential Town Hall
Thursday, Sept. 30 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. PT
President Allan Belton and Provost Joanna Gregson will discuss returning to campus, PLU’s commitment to caring for our community, and other updates.
Trauma-Focused Treatment for College Students
Friday, Oct. 1 3 – 4 p.m. PT
Dr. Tiffany Artime, Associate Professor of Psychology and licensed clinical psychologist, shares her recent research focused on improving trauma-focused treatment for college students. Using a unique research design that engaged stakeholders from PLU and the University of Washington in a collaboration to review, adapt, and plan implementation of an evidence-based, trauma-focused therapy for college students.
The Effects of China’s High-Speed Rail on Inter-Industry & Geographic Wage Dispersion
Friday, Oct. 1, 2 – 3 p.m. PT
Dr. Eric Stuen, PLU Alumni and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Idaho, will present his paper which discusses China’s high-speed rail system. Professor Stuen’s research focuses include immigration, knowledge spillovers, regional economic development, & wine markets.