L&C INSIDER; Parents Edition

 
 
 
Campus Life
Choose Convenience and Community!

By July, most students have finalized their housing arrangements for the fall. Residence halls open for returning students on September 2. (For new students, the halls open on August 29.) If your student is eligible to live off campus, he or she may have discovered that the Portland rental market is a bit tight. Get reacquainted with the on-campus opportunities and benefits available to your student.

The Campus Living staff is happy to discuss the on-campus options and application process with your student.
 
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Career Connections

Whether a student seeks a career in business or in the nonprofit sector, the Center for Career and Community Engagement (3CE) provides advice on how to get a foot in the door. What makes 3CE distinctive is its integrated approach to career and community service.
 
Barry Glassner [photo]

President Glassner Teams With Northwestern University President in Op-ed

Amid the national media hype that traditional colleges and universities are in crisis, President Barry Glassner and coauthor Morton Schapiro assert in the Los Angeles Times that there is no emergency because classic higher education is invariably adaptable and unequivocally valuable. Read the full op-ed.
 
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Summer Research Takes Students Abroad

This summer, three undergraduate students and two alumni will research alongside Associate Professor of Biology Greta Binford in the Dominican Republic. The work focuses on engaging community scientists in comparing the biogeographic histories of different local lineages of arachnids.
 
Global Destinations [video]

Overseas Programs as Seen by Students

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Since its inception in 1962, overseas and off-campus programs have given more than 10,000 students the chance to explore countries around the world. Lewis & Clark students describe the experience in their own words in this video.
 

Important Dates:

Summer School 2012: Session II courses are June 25 to August 3rd.

Student Athletes Arrive on Campus: Volleyball, soccer and cross country athletes return to campus on August 17, football on August 18.

Fall Semester: Continuing student housing opens 9 a.m., Sunday, September 2. First day of class is Tuesday, September 4 (the day after Labor Day).

Homecoming & Family Weekend: Make plans to join in the celebration October 26-28, 2012. Meet faculty, take a class at Pioneer College, cheer on the Pios at the Homecoming game, and spend time with your student.

 
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