New Mask Guidance from Health Department and CDC

Dear PLU Community, This week, the CDC , Gov. Jay Inslee , and the Tacoma–Pierce County Health Department announced their recommendations that individuals who are vaccinated mask indoors in some circumstances to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant in Washington, including in…

Congratulations to the winner of week eight!

Congratulations to our eighth vaccine verification prize winner… Tristram Miller Professional Safety Officer Campus Safety Tristram’s reason for getting the vaccine: “I got the vaccine because, not only do I want to protect the people I love and care about from Covid-19. I don’t want…

Congratulations to the winner of week seven!

Congratulations to our seventh vaccine verification prize winner… Dr. Laura Shneidman Assistant Professor of Psychology Department of Psychology Laura’s reason for getting the vaccine: “I got the vaccine so I could hug my parents again and help protect my community” Laura is going to designate…

Congratulations to our sixth vaccine verification prize winner!

Congratulations to our sixth vaccine verification prize winner… Teah Bergstrom Director of Partnerships & Professional Development Department of Education Teah’s reason for getting the vaccine: My main reason to get vaccinated was I missed the smiling faces around me! A healthy community is important. Teah…

Congratulations to our fifth vaccine verification prize winner!

Congratulations to our fifth vaccine verification prize winner… Lennie Sutton Senior Systems Analyst Information & Technology Services Lennie’s reason for getting the vaccine: “The reason I chose to get vaccinated is because I come in regular contact with children in foster care. When vaccination eligibility…

Washington has reopened. What does that mean for PLU?

Dear PLU Community, It’s been some time (decades, perhaps) since I eagerly counted down the weeks and days till Christmas morning, but that holiday feeling has returned as my anticipation builds for the fall move-in, our new student orientation, and the start of the fall…

Congratulations to our fourth vaccine verification prize winner!

Congratulations to our fourth vaccine verification prize winner… Marlys Nesset Chemistry Lab Manager Department of Chemistry Marlys’ reason for getting the vaccine: “I had the vaccine to protect myself and others and to get back to the normalcy of life. I miss seeing many of…

This week’s winner is…

Congratulations to our third vaccine verification prize winner… Karmen Baldwin Career Advisor Alumni & Student Connections   Karmen’s reason for getting the vaccine: “My reason for getting vaccinated is because I was going to be traveling a lot this summer. I wanted to make sure…

Returning to campus philosophy and guidance

Quick reference: Return to Campus philosophy ( full text ) Beginning the transition to fully in-person campus operations What will be different starting in July? Next steps The experience of teaching and working through a global pandemic has reaffirmed our understanding of the benefits of…

Requirements after Washington State reopens June 30

Due to the rising vaccination rate in the state, Washington is on track to fully reopen by June 30. What does that mean for PLU? Below is a quick reference guide about how the state’s reopening will affect requirements for those learning and working on…