Recyclemania is Back—and PLU is Already in the Top 10

TACOMA, Wash. (Feb. 17, 2015)—Another year of Recyclemania has kicked off, and Pacific Lutheran University already is ranked sixth in the nationwide competition. Over an eight-week period, colleges in the U.S. and Canada participating in Recyclemania report how much trash and recycling are collected each…

PLU Community Encouraged to Attend Listening Session Regarding JBLM Personnel Cuts

By Zach Powers PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, WA (Jan. 16, 2015)—PLU community members are encouraged to attend a “community listening session” regarding proposed cuts of 11,000-16,000 active-duty and civilian positions from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The session will take place at the McGavick Conference Center…

PLU’s Melannie Denise Cunningham is Keynote Speaker at Tacoma’s MLK Day Celebration

By Zach Powers PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, WA (Jan. 9, 2015)—Melannie Denise Cunningham, Director of Multicultural Recruiting for Pacific Lutheran University, will deliver the keynote address at the City of Tacoma’s signature January event— the 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration .…

Novelist Leslye Walton ’04 Nominated for Prestigious Morris Award

By Zach Powers PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, WA (Jan. 5, 2014) —Pacific Lutheran University alumna Leslye Walton has been nominated for the prestigious William C. Morris YA Debut Award for her novel The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender . First awarded in…

Recent PLU Graduates on their Careers, Convictions & Passion for Health Care

By Zach Powers PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, Wash. (Dec. 21, 2014)—All over the world, Pacific Lutheran University alumni are serving in a wide variety of roles in hospitals, clinics, research centers and public-health agencies, sharing a steadfast commitment of delivering world-class medical care, treatment and…

“Yes Means Yes”: A New Standard of Consent (Listen to the Full Lecture Below.)

By Zach Powers PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, Wash. (Dec. 8, 2014)—On Wednesday, Dec. 3, Pacific Lutheran University students, staff and faculty gathered in the Anderson University Center for the latest installment of Sex +, a yearlong campus series addressing the growing need for positive…