PLU named Top 10 Peace Corps producer in the country

TACOMA, WASH. (April 15, 2019) — Pacific Lutheran University ranks fifth on the Peace Corps’ recently published list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. There are 14 Lutes currently volunteering with Peace Corps in countries around the world. Katherine Wiley, PLU’s Peace Corps…

‘Because We’re Lutheran’: A new PLU podcast

TACOMA, WASH. (July 16, 2018) — A new Pacific Lutheran University podcast is being unveiled. Hosted by university pastor Jen Rude, “Because We’re Lutheran” will explore the ins and outs of  Lutheranism and  the principles  of Lutheran higher education: what that concept means, what it…

Sen. Patty Murray tours PLU campus, gets glimpse inside School of Nursing facilities

TACOMA, WASH. (May 30, 2018) — Nearly a year after Pacific Lutheran University secured $1.4 million in federal funding to treat health care shortages in Washington state, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, visited campus to see just what those dollars support. “You’re meeting critical needs we…

Lute earns spot in prestigious public policy program at Carnegie Mellon, along with full-ride scholarship

TACOMA, WASH. (May 15, 2018) — Riley Dolan ’19 never intended to go into political science in college. That changed after coming to Pacific Lutheran University. His time volunteering for LuteVote through ASPLU, the university’s student government body, and Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign inspired…