Lace M. Smith

PLU Homecoming football game against Linfield at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. (Photo/John Froschauer)
‘What’s a Lute?’ — Go Lutes Edition

As I travel around talking to prospective students and their families, donors, and friends of PLU, I am often asked, “what is a Lute?” From time to time, I blog

2015 Convocation

2015 Convocation 2015 CONVOCATION President’s Remarks Good morning!  I’m delighted to welcome you all to the 2015 University Convocation!   Whether you are a part of the entering class of 2019,

Outdoor class at PLU on Monday, April 20, 2015. (Photo: John Froschauer/PLU)
Students of Color at PLU: Belonging and Persistence

Following PLU’s annual University Conference kick-off, our faculty members attended a number of breakout sessions, one of which was led by Teresa Ciabattari, chair of Women’s and Gender Studies and

Blog Post: A Great Day to Be a Lute! #PLUGrads

2015 Commencement Remarks to the Class of 2015 Your Majesty, Your Excellency, Ladies and Gentlemen.  Welcome to this happy celebration of achievement!  Congratulations to the graduates of 2015, and a