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  • Shiela Gallagher '85
    April 27
    The uncommon is Sheila Gallagher’s norm.
  • Esther Lee and junior Aojie Zheng, the most recent recipient of the Esther and Edward Lee Scholar...
    October 31
    Arriving from Hong Kong in 1959 with $100 and a dream, Esther Lee became a barrier-breaking pioneer in computer science. In 2001, she and her husband endowed the Esther and Edward Lee Scholarship to benefit women from Asia. A bequest from their living trust will strengthen the fund.
  • August 14
    A former Lewis & Clark student athlete, Grant Frey carries his values forward by giving back to the college to support both athletics and academics.
  • January 3
    Having met as students in the 50’s at Lewis & Clark, Bill and Susan Sack have carried on the knowledge and interests they discovered while at Lewis & Clark and have come full circle in giving back in different ways to the college that gave them so much.
  • November 16
    Both mathematics professors at Lewis & Clark, Greg Fredricks and Roger Nelsen put students first, and will continue to put students first well into the future by giving through scholarships.
  • January 19
    While he was navigating the politics of urban and strategic planning, she was engaging high school students in the joys and revelations of literature.
  • October 20
    Reynolds was a self-proclaimed Ph.D. gypsy before coming to Lewis & Clark.  He knew the moment he stepped on campus that this was where he had always wanted to teach.
  • October 6
    Kent Swanson Jr. loved to ski fresh slopes at first light. A biology major, he loved to guide hikers through the Sierra Nevadas, taking in faraway vistas and revealing the secrets of nearby plants.
  • April 19
    Oregon’s north coast rewards those who yearn to explore. So for them, it is a natural place to call home.
  • April 19
    While founding and building a specialty law firm in Denver, he rejoined the United States Marine Corps Reserve, a major assigned as an operations officer and detachment commander. In the summer of 2008, his unit was activated and deployed to Iraq.
  • April 19
    They share a passion for the great outdoors, a dedication to preserving Oregon’s natural beauty, and a commitment to supporting students preparing for careers in public interest law.
  • April 12
    Even swimming backward, she was always going forward. 
  • April 12
    He came to Lewis & Clark from Montana, she from Idaho, both eager to explore far horizons. They met in Jeff Barlow’s history class. 
  • April 12
    She loves staying put and loves going away, loves being at home with her dogs and loves exploring the world. It is a multilayered way of life she first nurtured at Lewis & Clark, where she thrived at living on campus and also thrilled at studying abroad.
  • April 12
    As soon as she began playing Beethoven’s third piano concerto at the dedication of Evans Music Center, she stopped listening to what she was playing and started concentrating on what would follow. 
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