L&C INSIDER; Parents Edition


White House Names Alumna “Champion of Change”

Board of Alumni member Ruthe Farmer B.A. ’92 (pictured fourth from right) was among 11 individuals recently recognized by the White House for extraordinary work in expanding technology opportunities for young learners—especially minorities, women, and girls, and others from communities historically underserved or underrepresented in tech fields. Learn more.

Plan a Trip to Campus This Fall

Save the dates of October 4-6 for Homecoming & Family Weekend. Events include a reception with faculty & staff, Pioneer College sessions, Tailgate at the Homecoming game, and plenty of time to spend with your student. View the schedule here.

New minor engages students across disciplines

Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences recently approved a new neuroscience minor, with the goal of promoting interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarship. The new minor allows students to explore phenomena from a wide variety of perspectives and to work with students and faculty from other fields of study. Learn more.

Parents Preview Introduces Parents to Campus

With a schedule that includes meeting roommates, touring Watzek Library, an introduction to Student & Academic Life, and learning what to expect in the first year, Parents Preview is designed to familiarize parents with the academic and co-curricular life of the college. View the schedule and learn more about this beneficial program.

Expressly for Pioneers

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Whether they are heading to an internship, a community service site, or one of Portland’s many restaurants and shops, students can count on our free shuttle to help get them where they need to go. Learn more about the Pioneer Express in this video.

Important Dates:

August 28-29 Parents Preview
August 28-September 2 New Student Orientation
September 1 Halls open for returning students
September 3 First day of classes
October 4-6 Homecoming & Family Weekend
October 10-13 Mid Fall Break
November 28-December 1 Thanksgiving Break
Academic Calendar
Honors and Achievements
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