Alumni News

Alumni Board at PLU

Alumni Board Letter

Dale W. Haarr, Jr., ’89 describes how passionate Lutes committed to hard work continue to inspire him long after he started spending time on PLU’s campus as a boy. The Alumni Board president is calling for other passionate Lutes to join him in shaping the future of the board and applying for one of the open positions.

Students in fall color at PLU on Bjug Day

Bjug Harstad Day of Giving

Bjug Day is almost here again. Join the rest of the Lute community Oct. 14 in honoring PLU’s intrepid founder, the Rev. Bjug Harstad. Last year, 602 loyal Lutes came together to raise $236,507, including $100,000 in matching funds toward student scholarships. This year, all gifts will be matched dollar for dollar.

Warm sunny winter day at PLU

Alumni Award Winners

With more than 37,000 active alumni, there is always a reason to applaud and celebrate the accomplishments of our remarkable alumni and friends. Take pride as you glance at the accomplishments of this year’s recipients. Congratulations to all of our nominees and to this year’s list of awardees.

dCenter Alumni panel discussion

dCenter Alumni Weekend

Whether you were a student when the dCenter was established or not, our values of critical reflection, perspective taking and community resonate with a wide range of alumni who believe in our mission. Read about the most recent gathering of dCenter alumni from Maurice Eckstein ’11.

Photo of an area of the Pacific Crest Trail

Alumni Profiles

Read about two PLU alumni who brave the Pacific Crest Trail for months, embrace community and marvel at the beauty of their ‘backyard.’ They are just a couple of many notable Lutes who are out in the world making their mark and living out the university’s mission.