Alumni Edition, March 2018

Board of Trustees Votes to Divest From Fossil Fuels

The Lewis & Clark College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to divest from all fossil fuel holdings in the endowment. Passing the resolution after multiyear conversations and study, the trustees affirmed that Lewis & Clark could simultaneously meet the critical objectives of best-in-class endowment management as well as environmental leadership. Read more about student involvement in the divestment decision, as well as the specific guidelines L&C will follow in the coming years.
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Commencement [photo]

1,867 Donors in 24 Hours!

Save the date: Day of Giving is back on Tuesday, April 3! Generous members of the Board of Trustees have pledged $150,000 to Lewis & Clark in honor of the college’s sesquicentennial. But that money comes with a challenge: we have just 24 hours to secure 1,867 gifts from alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends from all three schools. With your support, we can meet this challenge. Learn more about L&C Day of Giving.
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership Dedication

The newly renamed John E. and Susan S. Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership enables students to become innovators and leaders. Join us for the dedication ceremony of this wonderful resource. Event details.
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

37th Annual Gender Studies Symposium: inSECURITY

This free, multiday event brings together students, scholars, artists, and organizers for a dynamic series of lectures, panels, and student-curated art exploring the gender and sexuality dynamics of security on personal, communal, and global levels. The symposium runs from March 7–9, 2018. More information and full schedule of events.
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Phyllis Yes Turns Her Artistic Talents to the Stage

Professor Emerita Phyllis Yes has penned a thought-provoking play titled Good Morning, Miss America. The play tackles the issue of aging parents and the demands of family life, a sobering topic that combines humor and grief, reminding us there is always room for laughter. The play runs at CoHo Productions in Northwest Portland from March 10–31, 2018. Read more.
Focus on Science [video]

Call for Alumni Honors Nominations!

Each year, the Board of Alumni recognizes members of our community who have achieved distinction in their career or shown exceptional leadership and/or demonstrated outstanding service to the college. Click here for information about previous awardees. Do you know someone who you think should be on one of the lists? Please take a moment to complete a nomination form.

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