For more than 60 years Pacific Lutheran University has been celebrating Sankta Lucia. Stop by the Scandinavian Cultural Center tonight for this year's event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by a reception at 7:30.
The last Late Night of 2018 had a decidedly Christmas theme to it! Check back in February for more of everyone's favorite PLU late-night comedy show.
Welcome to Finals Week, Lutes! Believe in yourselves, you can do it!
Today was the December nurse pinning ceremony, celebrating another PLU cohort's new careers. Attaway, Lutes!
By Thomas Kyle-Milward Marketing & Communication; TACOMA, WASH. (Dec. 7, 2018) — The familiar coffee house on the corner of Garfield and C St. is open for business once again, | The familiar coffee house on the corner of Garfield and C St. is open for business once again, with a new owner and a new name: Notes’ Coffee Company. But it hasn't been all smooth sailing for the fledgling business. | plu.edu
If you hurry, you can still catch the dogs in Red Square! They'll be there until 2 p.m. today.
#MakeTheChoice | The hard work of PLU students was recognized yesterday: The Environmental Protection Agency has named the university a 2018 Safer Choice Partner of the Year! Safer Choice is an EPA sticker that can only be placed on products if they pass rigorous criteria designed to to educated and inform consumers about the product's environmental impact. Check out the work PLU students did on this project here: http://plusaferchoice.com/ For more information about the EPA award, visit: https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice/safer-choice-partner-year-award-winners-2018 | plusaferchoice.com
By Michael Halvorson, ’85 This week is Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 3-Dec. 9) in the United States. I helped celebrate on Monday at the Paul G. Allen School of | It's Computer Science Education Week here at PLU! This week honors the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, a pioneer of modern computer programming who invented some of the first computer compiler tools. | plu.edu
Wednesday's annual Celebration of Light explored religious and cultural aspects of the holiday season followed by singing and lighting the tree in Red Square!
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred this morning just outside Anchorage, Alaska. Our hearts and thoughts are with those communities affected by the natural disaster, our students from the area, and their friends and families. The Student Care Network is following up with our Alaska students most likely to be impacted to offer support and resources.
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred this morning just outside Anchorage, Alaska. Our hearts and thoughts are with those communities affected by the natural disaster, our students from the area, and their friends and families. The Student Care Network is following up with our Alaska students most likely to impacted to offer support and resources.
By Thomas Kyle-Milward Marketing & Communication; TACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 29, 2018) — Study away is a big part of the Pacific Lutheran University student experience. The university’s Trinidad and Tobago | Study away is a big part of the Pacific Lutheran University student experience. The university's Trinidad and Tobago exchange program is one of those unique destinations. Podcast host Angie Hambrick, PLU’s Assistance Vice President of Diversity, Justice and Sustainability, got to sit down with noted Trinidadian author Earl Lovelace, PLU English professor Barbara Temple-Thurston and D-Center alum Shelondra Harris ’17 to discuss the program, the opportunities it offers PLU students and the benefits of studying away in Trinidad and Tobago. | plu.edu
By Staff Marketing & Communications; TACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 28, 2018) – Looking to get the festivities started early? Check out this roundup of holiday events held on campus this year. | Tonight is PLU's Celebration of Light! For more details and other festival holiday happenings, check out our seasonal event roundup. https://www.plu.edu/marcom/news/2018/11/28/pacific-lutheran-universitys-holiday-event-roundup/ | plu.edu
Tonight's edition of the Fall 2018 Executive Leadership Series brings Brenda Morris, CFO for Apex Parks Group, a PLU alumna and a PLU Board of Regents member, to campus! Stop by Rieke's Leraas Hall at 6 p.m. to take part.
Happy Thanksgiving, Lutes! 💛🖤
PLU Nursing's Delta Iota Chi holds an annual turkey basket drive for local low-income families, supplying them with everything the family needs to host a Thanksgiving meal: turkey, stuffing, vegetables, the works. Delta Iota Chi volunteers collect money and supplies, assemble the baskets and then deliver them. Thanks to generous donors, this year the fundraiser was able to deliver 206 baskets for families in need!
Pacific Lutheran University’s Department of Art & Design and Hospitality Services & Campus Restaurants helped raise money for the hungry in Pierce County on Nov. 15 with the annual Empty Bowls event, where for $10 people purchase a student-made ceramic bowl and get a complimentary serving of soup. All proceedings are donated to Trinity Lutheran Church and Pierce County Food Banks.
The Diversity Center's Global Getdown on Friday night drew a crowd and a whole lot of energy!
It's time to make your way to The Cave for Global Getdown! Tonight's student performance, which begins at 6:30 p.m., explores and celebrates different cultural backgrounds through music, dance and more. For more information, visit: https://www.plu.edu/diversity-center/global-getdown/
In Butte County, we are flailing, trying to find the words to express what has happened, and that it’s still happening. | Sarah Pape, a PLU Rainier Writing Workshop alum and an English professor at California State University, writes for the New York Times about the terrible wildfire sweeping through Paradise, California. | nytimes.com
Posted in Kreidler Lounge, each of these yellow ribbons represents a veteran who's had an impact on a PLU student, faculty or staff member. As we conclude Veterans Day weekend, perhaps take a moment to stop by and fill out a ribbon for a veteran in your life.
"It's great to see the hard work our women have done over weeks, months, and years pay off. It was fun to finish with our best team race of the year and improve five spots from last fall. I'm so proud of our team, especially our seniors who have been dedicated to this program throughout their career," -HC Adam Frye #GoLutes | PLU women's cross country finished the season with a strong showing at the West Region Championships, taking 12th place.
"I was very proud of the effort our senior class put on the field today. They played hard for each other and made some big plays today. The seniors have obviously played a huge role in the transition under new leadership and this win builds great momentum into the offseason and our recruiting efforts for 2019," -HC Brant McAdams #GoLutes | PLU Football sends seniors out on a winning note after defeating Lewis and Clark in the season finale, per PLU Athletics.