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  • drawing of two hands holding a book behind black bars. the front cover has a red rose and B2P wri...
    May 1
    Books To Prisoners is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Community Partner Award.
  • May 30
    Thank you to the Rose Foundation for their grant to fund Earthrise’s Puget Sound work.
  • Shelby Collum Davis speaking at the Davis Scholars Reception.
    May 21
    President Wim Wiewel has announced a gift of $500,000 from philanthropist Shelby Davis to honor Institutional Professor Emeritus Roger Paget, his longtime friend who passed away on April 1.
  • March 26
    L&C Unanimously is a series of stories featuring Lewis & Clark faculty and staff donors. As the Director of Watzek Library, Mark Dahl is inspired by our inquisitive students.
  • December 12
    The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, a project of the Congressional Hunger Center, is a unique leadership development opportunity for motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty.
  • October 20
    L&C Unanimously is a series of stories featuring Lewis & Clark faculty and staff donors. As the Director of Financial Aid, Anastacia sees the real impact that giving has on our students.
  • September 25
    Davis 100 Projects for Peace is an initiative for all students at the Davis United World College Scholars Program partner schools, including Lewis & Clark College, to design their own grassroots projects for peace that they themselves will implement around  the world.
  • September 22
    Health for America (HFA) at MedStar Health is building a cadre of young innovators—with actionable skills and knowledge in health, design, entrepreneurship, and leadership—who create novel, sustainable, and scalable health solutions.
  • September 18
    The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC, offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship three times annually.  The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute.  Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector.  Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience.
  • September 18
    The El Pomar Internship is a unique summer program that provides continuing undergraduate students an introduction to the nonprofit sector and an opportunity to develop professional interests and skills.
  • April 8
    Lewis & Clark’s first-ever Day of Giving was a great success with a total of 1,753 gifts collected between 12:01 a.m. and midnight on Tuesday, April 5. The donations totaling $172,120 unlocked the $100,000 match for a grand total of $272,120.
  • March 30
    Lewis & Clark launches its first-ever Day of Giving at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, April 5, which includes special giving opportunities for the campus community.
  • Josh Walter will become the new vice president for institutional advancement in late April.
    February 16
    President Barry Glassner announced today that Josh Walter will become the new vice president for institutional advancement. He will start in late April.
  • The Board of Alumni is the governing body of the Alumni Association. Members include (front row):...
    October 19
    More than 1,100 alumni—well over the goal of 930—made gifts to the college during a recent matching challenge by the Lewis & Clark Board of Alumni.
  • January 15
    Portland native Lorry Lokey provides $2 million gift to support outstanding professors at Lewis & Clark.
  • August 13
    The grant will allow the graduate school to expand its new – and rapidly growing – free clinic for problem gamblers, the only program in Oregon to offer weekend services.
  • May 6
    Roméo Dallaire, a Canadian senator and retired lieutenant general, will be the speaker at the commencement ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences on May 18.
  • March 8
    As part of a raffle drawing at the Philanthropy Booth at the recent L&C Wellness Fair, participants wrote why donating makes them happy and offered the name of their favorite charity in order to enter a raffle drawing.

  • March 8
    SAAC raises $4,795.93 in Northwest Conference Coin Drive Challenge
  • March 1
    Thank donors and eat donuts at the Mind the Gap event, Mar. 6
  • February 14
    Over the next four years, Lewis & Clark will receive a gift of $200,000 to provide expanded access to counseling services for students. The gift was made possible by the parents of a Lewis & Clark student who wish to remain anonymous.
  • February 5
    The Fellowship Program is a year-long training program for young leaders that have completed, at minimum, their undergraduate degrees by the start of the program. Fellows are assigned to specific program areas and develop expertise with the direction of a Program Manager and the Academy Director.
  • January 31
    The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.
  • January 7
    Over the next four years, Lewis & Clark will further integrate interdisciplinary research throughout the arts, humanities, and humanistic social sciences by enhancing student-faculty research opportunities in the classroom and increasing opportunities for student-faculty collaborative research in the summers. Making this all possible: a new $700,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
  • December 20
    Professor Dan Rohlf of Lewis & Clark Law School is the recipient of the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman award,
  • December 12
    Lewis & Clark has been awarded two $30,000 grants from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust to help fund tenured faculty positions in Biology and Chemistry.
  • December 10
    We’ve rounded up the 10 biggest Lewis & Clark stories of the year.
  • August 27
    Global engagement is an integral part of the Lewis & Clark experience. From our long-standing tradition of overseas programs to alternative breaks, students have many opportunities to learn and serve abroad.
  • August 16
    Alumni and Faculty Support Student Scholarship in the Mathematical Sciences. Dozens of alumni, faculty and friends support the mathematical sciences programs each year with their gifts designated to the department. Donors play an integral role in the success of the mathematical sciences faculty and students.
  • The Pioneers hosted Special Olympics athletes at a volleyball match in the fall.
    June 28
    For the second consecutive year, the Lewis & Clark Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) made a significant monetary donation to the Special Olympics of Multnomah County in honor of its continued partnership with the organization.
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