PLU sign and Mt Rainier

On-Campus | Events

  • Focus on Broadway Featuring Tony – Award Winner Alice Ripley
    • Date: Feb, 15th, 7:30 PM
    • Location: Eastvold Auditorium
    • This event is open to public, with tickets ranging from $10-17. The first portion of the evening to the public will be an interview between Ripley and Louis Hobson, the second half f the evening, Ripley will perform songs from Broadway as well as her own compositions.
  • Disarming Polarization
    • Date: March 5th, 8:15 AM & March 6th, 8:00 PM
    • Location: PLU
    • Acknowledging this challenge, the two-day conference will bring together academics, activities, and practitioners whose life’s work engages polarization.

Off-Campus | Events

  • Tacoma Night Market at Alma Mater
    • Date: Feb 15th, 5:00-9:00 PM
    • Location: Alma Mater Tacoma
    • Join us for the Tacoma Night Market! We will have artists, vendors, music, food, beer, and community all packed into one epic night. This event is free an open to all ages.
  • Bowling & Mini Golf
    • Date: March 5th
    • Get ready to have some fun with a day of bowling and mini golf!
      Tickets will be available for purchase one week before the trip. Email Mathaeus at andersmp@plu.edu if you have questions.

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ABC Program Schedule 2019-20

  • September 3: Arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
    • Transportation to Pacific Lutheran University
    • Check into residence hall and get PLU ID card
    • Welcome Dinner

  • September 4 – 6: Orientation and English proficiency testing
    • Shopping trip(s)

  • September 7 – 8: Free time and option PLU social activities

  • September 9 – 13: Orientation and English language instruction
    • Visits to PLU departments like Outdoor Recreation and services like the Library
    • Trip to downtown Tacoma for the farmer’s market, sightseeing, and a photo competition

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9a - 12pEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
3p - 6pIntroduction to American Business
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Business Finance
Instructor: Ben Chen
Introduction to American Business
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Business Finance
Instructor: Ben Chen
 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9a - 12pEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
3p - 6pGlobal Management
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Supply Chain Management
Instructor: Dan Pass
Global Management
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Supply Chain Management
Instructor: Dan Pass

Holidays

  • November 27 – December 1, 2019: Thanksgiving Break
  • December 23, 2019 – January 1, 2020: Winter Break

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9a - 12pEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
1p - 4pProject Management
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Information Systems
Instructor: Dan Pass
Project Management
Instructor: Mikel Edwards
Information Systems
Instructor: Dan Pass

Holidays

  • January 20, 2020: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • January 27 – 31, 2020: Spring Festival
  • February 17, 2020: President’s Day

Spring Break: March 22 - 29, 2019

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9a - 12pEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
English Language and Culture
Instructor: Rebekah Law
1p - 4pPrinciples of Marketing
Instructor: to be determined
EntrepreneurshipEnglish Language and Culture
Instructor: Dan Pass
English Language and Culture
Instructor: to be determined
Entrepreneurship
Instructor: Dan Pass

Holidays

  • April 10, 2020: Easter Break

Final Presentations: May 21, 2019

End of Year Banquet: May 21, 2019

Departure: May 22, 2019