PLU Lectures, Presentations & Workshops

Learning doesn’t end when you graduate! PLU alumni continue their quest for knowledge, engagement, and critical thinking as they explore new ideas, challenge their beliefs, and listen to new perspectives from diverse groups. We are excited to offer lectures, conferences, and workshops that are open to the community. See upcoming opportunities below.

Upcoming Events

Lutheran Studies Conf.

September 29, 2022

Knutson Lecture

Sept 29, 2022

From Religion to Politics: Antisemitism and Jew Hatred From Ancient Times Until Today with Dr. Marc Dollinger
7 p.m.

Powell-Heller Conf.

October 26-28, 2022

Past Lectures & Presentations

Knutson Lecture

November 2, 2021

Knutson Lecture: “Bonhoeffer, the Church, and the Climate Question”

Powell-Heller Conf.

October 27, 2021

Holocaust Distortion and Denial PAGE BANNER

Lutheran Studies Conf.

October 5, 2021

Lutheran Studies Conference keynote Dr. Deanna Thompson

2022 Rachel Carson Lecture: Biomimicry

Crumbs from the rich man's table

10th Wang Symposium

16th Dale E. Benson Lecture

Beyond Climate Doom

Raphael Lemkin Lecture

Benson Education Lecture


Continuing Education at Pacific Lutheran University offers a variety of professional development courses and programs to meet the needs of business professionals and life-long learners. Discounts for the workshops below are available for PLU alumni, students and current employees. Contact Continuing Education at prior to registering for the discount code.

Sales Success: Tools & Skills

Social Media Workshops

School Nursing workshops at PLU

The Center for Continued Nursing Learning (CCNL) provides excellent continuing education and professional development for nurses and other interested health care professionals. We offer multiple programs that provide the opportunity to gain contact hours and clock hours.

Center for Continued Nursing Learning

Our professional and educational standards, our innovative responses to changing health care markets, and our distinguished history of educating students for lives of service have earned the Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing, and it’s Center for Continued Nursing Learning, a reputation for excellence in the Pacific Northwest. Many workshops, seminars, and courses will enable health professionals to stay current with the latest research and skills, refresh previously-acquired information, and ultimately improve health care for society.