We want to give special thanks and gratitude to our incredible PLU nursing students. Adapting to the challenges of COVID-19, they worked tirelessly to continue a Thanksgiving tradition to help families in need, and a total of 204 turkey baskets were assembled and delivered this year! Check out the feature on King 5 News: https://youtu.be/VhcltaFsJMQ
PLU's Office of Alumni and Student Connections paired four-time NW Conference PLU soccer champion, Emily Sugimoto, with PLU alum Matt Wuerffel '07 with an opportunity to shadow Matt at Amazon Game Studios for an inside look at how video games are created.
This #GivingTuesday, PLU will challenge the community to raise an additional $8,470 for student mental health services. #GivingTuesday kicks off today, December 1, to inspire individuals and organizations to transform their communities and their world.
Congrats to PLU English professor and MFA program director Rick Barot whose book "The Galleons" was named one of the top ten poetry books of the year by New York Public Library.
From all of us at PLU, we hope you're enjoying a safe and happy turkey day!
PLU nursing students overcome pandemic challenges to continue a Thanksgiving tradition to help hundreds of families. Things are different, but the love and compassion behind it remain the same.
This Thanksgiving, we are brimming with gratitude for all the amazing things the PLU community has accomplished this year, including building the new School of Nursing Clinical Learning and Simulation Center. We hope you'll check out this special video and share in our pride for PLU nurses and all the great work Lutes do together.
Matt Bliss '98 credits his experience at PLU for successfully pitching a family tradition to Shark Tank.
Big announcement—PLU is offering a minimum of half-off tuition to the children and dependents of nurses and K-12 educators for incoming fall 2021 first-year students!
We talk with PLU MAE alumna Brooke Brown ’06 about how her impact in the classroom has awarded her the high honor of Washington State’s 2021 Educator of the Year.
One of PLU's most popular off-campus study programs is not on the other side of the world. Instead, it is just 4 hours north of PLU's campus, on the reservation of the Makah Tribe of Neah Bay. Read more: https://www.nafsa.org/ie-magazine/2020/11/4/how-education-abroad-offices-can-create-global-connections-locally
PLU alumnus Emmanuel Gonzalez '19, biology major and chemistry minor, is doing something big! Working with a team of scientists, he uses a 30-ton robotic field scanner to study plant genetics in hopes of developing stress-resilient crops for the future.
Do you find it challenging to shop for a loved one? Look no further! Brighten up your holiday with little Lancelute, the perfect companion to get you through the holiday season. Available now at the Lute Locker online store: https://lutelocker.com/products/lancelutemascot
PLU alumni reach across cyberspace to talk equity, justice and Black Lives Matter
Congrats, Kailey, on your admission to PLU! Kailey attends nearby Puyallup High School and plans to major in economics. Hope to see you on campus next fall!
PLU has been recognized as the number one school in Washington state for financial aid by LendEDU. Each year, PLU awards more than $61 million in university-funded scholarships and grants.
Join the Q&A tomorrow to kick off International Education Week, Monday, November 16, from 4 pm to 5 pm to learn more about international scholarships and fellowship that are popular with PLU students. https://www.plu.edu/studyaway/iew/
When times get tough, Lutes turn to each other. As students grapple with what a post-PLU life looks like in the wake of a global pandemic, economic instability and social change, PLU alumni are poised to help.
PLU theatre professor Jeff Clapp meets the challenge of COVID-19 by bringing The Christians live production into the virtual realm. The first performance begins this evening at 7:30 pm and continues through the weekend. Don't miss it!
Washington state's 2021 Teacher of the Year is a Lute! Brooke Brown MAE '06 teaches at Washington High School - right next to PLU. We connected with her recently to discuss her teaching process and what motivates her to serve her community as an educator.
Winterfest 2020 is just around the corner! In collaboration with a variety of community partners, PLU is proud to continue the Winterfest tradition in Parkland, celebrating 30 years of this annual event to benefit our local community. Visit plu.edu/winterfest for more information and learn about how YOU can help!
PLU International Student Services and the Wang Center for Global Education invite you to join the national celebration of international education & exchange starting next week on Monday, November 16 to 20. International Education Week is an opportunity for the PLU community to learn together and celebrate international education. https://www.plu.edu/studyaway/iew/