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Lewis & Clark students do more than survive in the “real world”—they thrive. The Center for Career and Community Engagement highlights young alumni who have found fulfilling jobs or enrolled in engaging graduate study programs. Read more about how their liberal arts education prepared them for careers beyond college.

Overseas Program Recognized by U.S. News

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For the first time, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Lewis & Clark’s overseas and off-campus program as one of the best in the nation. The college also moved to number 70 in the U.S. News rankings—up five places in two years—and was ranked number 35 by high school counselors. Read more about the rankings.

Thought Leader

Appearing in national media outlets from USA Today to the Los Angeles Times and Washington Post, President Barry Glassner’s commentaries tackle some of the biggest issues of the day in higher education and beyond. His latest piece, “Liberal arts is about more than money,” is featured in USA Today and the Huffington Post.
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Family Weekend & Alumni Homecoming

Meet faculty and staff, take a class at Pioneer College, cheer on the Pios at the Homecoming game, visit with your student on campus, and offer career advice to current students. Register now!
Philosphy Talk

Ask-A-Parent Resource

Current and past parents are often the best source to answer questions posed by prospective and incoming parents. If you are interested in providing insight and answering questions about Lewis & Clark, please volunteer for Ask-A-Parent.
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Entrepreneurship: A Life of Innovation

Is your student creative? Passionate? Driven to effect change? In Entrepreneurship: A Life of Innovation, students will learn how to harness their energy, articulate a concept, access and build networks, and manage personal finances. If you think your student would benefit from this workshop, held January 14-18, share this website with him or her and encourage quick action. Space is limited!

Important Dates:

Fall Semester: Mid-fall break is October 11 to 14. Registration for spring 2013 semester is November 5 to 15.
Thanksgiving break is November 22 to 25.
Winter break is December 20 to January 22.

Winterim 2013 applications are due by October 15.

May 2013 Graduates: Applications for May 2013 graduation must be submitted by October 15.

Portland Alumni and Parents Event: Meet East Asian studies and environmental studies students and faculty and learn more about their research at the beautiful Lan Su Chinese Garden on the evening of Tuesday, October 16.

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.

Overseas Programs: Applications for fall/full-year programs are due October 29.

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