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February 18th, 2016

  • Image preview 6:00pm - 7:30pm: Dress. Impress. Success.

    Seniors: Come to network, stay for fashion! 

    This event will provide informal networking opportunities and tips on professional appearance and etiquette. We will also provide tips on your LinkedIn presentation - and take a fresh photo for your profile! Food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. Seniors must go to the Career Center to pick up a ticket.

    Steps to Success:

    Step 1. Learn how to network over drinks and appetizers.

    Step 2. Watch your fellow Pioneers work the runway wearing clothes fit for an interview. 

    Step 3. Feel confident in your knowledge of professional fashion!

    $50 gift cards will be drawn throughout the evening. Must be present to win!

    This event is part of Senior Experience and is sponsored by the Career Center.

March 6th, 2016

  • 11:00am - 2:30pm: Gear up for a Job Hunt
    L&C alumnus Paul Jorgensen ’85, energizes attendees with dynamic and proven methods for effective and positive job hunting. Paul discusses the essential tools that you need for your job hunt, shares methods to stay positive and on track during a job hunt, and provides ways to assess whether the job you are offered is your next best job.

March 14th, 2016

  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm: 2016 Commencement Senior Speaker Competition
    Graduating seniors are invited to take part in the senior speaker competition taking place on March 14th.  A committee of peers, faculty, and staff will determine the graduate who will have the opportunity to address the class of 2016 and all those celebrating at the Commencement ceremony this May.

April 5th, 2016

  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm: Pints with Profs
    Raise a toast to the outstanding professors that have been with you every step of the way. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available, so bring your government-issued ID) while you mingle and visit with your classmates and professors.

May 6th, 2016

  • Image preview 6:30pm: Class of 2016 Commencement Banquet
    Join graduating seniors, families, faculty, and friends for a special evening to celebrate the Class of 2016 and their achievements. Help us thank them for a great four years on campus, their contributions to the College and Portland community, and honor those who made their education possible.