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L&C INSIDER; Parents Edition


Record Crowds Enjoy Homecoming and Family Weekend 

Alumni and families traveled from near and far to celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016. We cheered on Pioneer football and volleyball, dined on clam chowder at the tailgate, and watched Bryan Sebok’s award-winning documentary, Food Truck: The Movie. Current faculty spoke at Pioneer College and celebrated the new Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. It was a busy, wonderful weekend. Enjoy these photos!

Winterim: Principles and Practices of Entrepreneurship—Deadline Approaching

The Center for Entrepreneurship’s fifth annual Winterim is coming up January 9–13. In this weeklong workshop, Beneficial Bank cofounder Kat Taylor and other Portland business leaders will help students discover specific skills and tools to transform ideas into reality. Read testimonials and get more information, including how to apply. Let your student know that the application deadline is November 18; space is limited.
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Faculty Excellence

Professors Greta Binford, Kundai Chirindo, and Pauls Toutonghi were recognized at the 2016 Lorry Lokey Faculty Excellence Awards on October 5.  

A Rediscovered Bible 

Last month, curious student Sam Bussan BA ’18 investigated a box in the Watzek Library archives and unearthed a Geneva Bible, which may be more than 400 years old. The Washington Post tells the story. 

Video: A Closer Look at Lewis & Clark’s Nature Science Shop

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Science Shop Supervisor and Physics Lab Coordinator Stephan Attinasi takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour of the campus workshop where students can be found designing, building, and repairing research equipment and scientific apparatus.

Important Dates

November 15: Due date for last payment for fall 2016 payment plan 
November 23: Ebill available for spring 2017
November 2427: Thanksgiving break
December 1: Campus Living begins accepting applications for fall 2017 housing, for students studying off campus in spring of 2017   
December 15: Fee payment deadline. Fee for the spring semester must be paid in full, including any remaining balance not covered by financial aid or a fee payment plan must be set up and by this date, first payment made
December 15: Winter break begins
January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day 
January 17: First day of classes, spring semester
January 27: Last day to register, spring semester
March 27April 2: Spring break
April 17: Housing lottery for fall 2017
April 27: Last day of classes 
May 5: Commencement Banquet
May 6: Commencement 
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