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Grant Writing for Foundation Scholarships

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Funding for graduate and doctoral studies

Tuesday, Nov. 19th 7:00-8:00pm

In collaboration with UW Tacoma, PLU students will learn how to write grants for foundation scholarships that can provide funding for graduate and doctoral studies.

Morken 137 Presented by Anna Salyer, Community Outreach Librarian, UW Tacoma Pacific Lutheran University | PLU Graduate Institute Lecture Series Sign-up at and click on “Lecture Series”

Film Screening: A Place at the Table Friday November 15th

Trinity Lutheran Church Fireside Room - 6:15 pm Community Dinner served at 5:30 pm - free and open to all!

50 MILLION AMERICANS That’s how many people in one of the wealthiest nations on the planet don’t know where their next meal is coming from. And one in four are children. The U.S. does have the means to provide nutritional and affordable food for all Americans. How is it possible for a nation with so much food to have so much hunger? Optional discussion following the film screening with information on advocacy and action. This event is sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church Feeding Ministry and PLU Center for Community Engagement and Service. Kicking off a week of events for learning and action: Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week - November 18-23. More info:

“A Place at the Table” is a powerful documentary examining hunger through the lens of personal story combined with facts and insights from nutritionists, economists and activists.

 The University Congregation

Sunday, November 17th, at 11:00am Lagerquist Concert Hall Mary Baker Russell Music Building We Welcome Bishop Rick Jaech of the Southwestern Washington Synod, ELCA as our preacher We are celebrating that The University Congregation is now recognized as a Reconciling in Christ Community Open and affirming of all people

To add to the celebration we are having cake!!


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Be a BIG Brother Amazing Panels. or BIG Two Sister One Informative Evening. at ! Panel One:

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 Have FUN—eat lunch together, There are many routes to becoming a practicing therapist. We will have PLU faculty Psychology, shoot hoops, from and play games Social Work, and Marriage and with yourFamily Little! Therapy talk about the profession and the distinct approach of  Apply now to start in February! each discipline.


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Panel Two: What do I do with My Degree? This panel will include alumni who majored in the Social Sciences and employers who talk about why they value graduates in these areas.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 Panel 1: 6:00-7:00pm Panel 2: 7:00-8:00pm Hors d’oeuvres & Mingling: 8:00-8:30pm Xavier 201

Co-sponsored by Career Connections and the Graduate Institute Lecture Series Sign-up at and click on “Lecture Series” | (253) 535-8570

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Apply now to start in February!

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First years: Stay on track for success! Participate in the MAP-works check-up survey

Look for your e-mail invitation starting November 8th

All participants will be entered to win $50 in LuteBucks. Ten chances to win!

Questions? Student Life Office Admin 105 253-535-7191

FEAST OR FAMINE Come learn about hunger and food distribution in the world

Tuesday NOVEMBER 19th 11:30-1:30 UC Gray Area Outside of the Commons


Winter Driving Safety Tips The window for fall driving is drawing to a rapid close, but our vehicles are still in for a long cold and rainy season. Commutes, family gatherings, traffic jams while holiday shopping remind us that drivers should make preparations to ensure they are not left out in the cold. Please review this important list now while you are safe and warm:  INSPECT VEHICLE TIRES. Both tread and proper inflation are important. Follow manufacturer’s inflation recommendations.  Take a walk around your car, CHECK TO MAKE SURE ALL LIGHTS ARE FUNCTIONING, especially headlights and brake lights.  INSPECT WINDSHIELD WIPERS both front and rear (if applicable). Warning signs include streaking or skipping.  Under the hood, INSPECT BELTS AND HOSES for dryness and cracking.  CHECK YOUR CAR BATTERY. They can lose half of their cranking power in extremely cold temperatures. Inspect your battery connections and test the strength of your battery.  Fluids are under stress in these extreme conditions; CHECK FLUID LEVELS of motor oil, transmission fluid, and windshield washer fluid.

Many major auto shops offer free inspections of these critical functions. Take advantage of these offers and comparison shop because prices do vary widely. Preventative maintenance now will go a long way to make this winter season a happy memory. Next month we will provide tips on what to stock in the trunk should your car break down.

From your 2013-2014 Safety Committee!

E-mail the Safety Committee at: with safety concerns

Daily Flyer Fun Facts

Enjoy coffee and chat with the President.  

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 Hong Main Lounge 7 p.m.

Sponsored by:

The Office of the President & Residence Hall Association

Sea horses mate for life, and when they travel, the hold tails!

Danish Sisterhood and Nordic Sweaters & Other Treasures Bazaar! Its ge t have ting cold‌ .do yo e Scand nough u inavia keep you w n sweaters arm?! to

Saturday, November 16 10:00am-4:00pm Lower UC/Scan Center

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Habitat for Humanity Club Interest Meeting Thursday, November 14th, at 5pm. Ramstad Commons Room 112 *Pizza will be provided.* The Center for Community Engagement and Service, invites you to join PLU’s Habitat for Humanity Chapter. To learn more about The Habitat for Humanity PLU Chapter’s goals, expectations, and opportunities Join Us!

Our partnership with Habitat for Humanity began not only to help fund and build a home, but to foster a long lasting partnership with the developing community "The Woods at Golden Givens". Let’s Build A Partnership! For More Information go to CCES’s Website: Or Email

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