L&C INSIDER; Parents Edition

 
 
 
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Overseas Program Garners More Praise

For the second year in a row, 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 is also one of the top 75 liberal arts colleges in the country, according to that publication’s rankings. Read more.
 
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National Book Award Honorees Includes Professor

Mary Szybist, associate professor of English, has made the long list for the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry with her latest collection, Incarnadine. She joins nine of the country’s preeminent writers of contemporary poetry, which include a National Book Award Finalist and two Pulitzer Prize finalists. Read more.
 
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L&C Events to Keep You Connected

Connect with parents and meet alumni by attending a Black and Orange Party in your area. See a list of the 65+ locations and register here. 
 
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New Financial Advising Benefit For Students

Students and Alumni are eligible for a new financial management tool to help track both student loans and day-to-day finances. SALT is a free program created by the non-profit organization American Student Assistance. Learn more about these benefits, including financial advising, here.
 
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Student Health 101 for Parents

Parents can stay informed about the health issues college students face while on campus with Student Health 101: The Parent Perspective. With articles and tools that provide in-depth perspectives on student health, make sure you register to receive a free monthly e-mail subscription.
 
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Students Get Grants for Summer Work

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Lewis & Clark’s Career Development Center offers grant money for unpaid summer internships around the world. See how some students used their grant money over the summer.
 

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