Overseas and Off-Campus Programs
- NEWSOur Community Friends Program matches international students with local resident volunteers to help them feel welcome and at home during their time at Lewis & Clark College.Andrea Lewis BA ’20 recently launched Plural, an online art gallery representing emerging artists of color with work across a range of mediums. The gallery was founded with the mission of celebrating the plurality of experiences, identities, and styles of artists worldwide.Ellie Miller BA ’20 has been awarded a 2022 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the fellowship attracts and prepares outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service.
Helen Cecile Nowatka BA ’22 and Armando Montoya Rodriguez BA ’22 both earned awards at this year’s Toyama Cup Japanese Speech Contest, an annual competition cosponsored by the Toyama Prefectural Government of Japan and the Japan-America Society of Oregon.
Please take a moment to swing by the Watzek Library Atrium to view the winning photos of the LC Overseas and Off-Campus Programs 5th Annual International Photo Contest!Emma Grillo BA ’17 has gone from features editor at the student-run Pioneer Log to a staffer in the The New York Times newsroom, harnessing skills from her time in the classroom and on off-campus student programs. Her freelance work covering tech, arts, and culture regularly appears in national publications.
Ellie Miller BA ’20 was chosen as one of only six undergraduate students in the nation to participate in the Council of American Ambassadors (CAA) Fellowship program in Washington, D.C. A French and psychology double major with a focus in Arabic, Miller stood out in a field packed with international affairs and political science majors.After years of specimen collecting, venom milking, and proteomic sequencing, arachnologist and Lewis & Clark Professor of Biology Greta Binford and her team have published evidence to put to rest a longstanding urban legend: the venom of the daddy long-legs spider won’t hurt you. Their research appears in the new issue of Frontiers in Evolution and Ecology.Grace Starling BA ’20 is spending the summer in Oman intensively studying Arabic through the Critical Language Scholarship Program. The highly immersive eight-week program is equivalent to one year of college language studies.
Lewis & Clark has been a top 10 producer of Fulbright scholars in recent years. Peter Bradley BA ’19 has received an English Teaching Fellowship to Argentina and adds to the long list of Lewis & Clark recipients aiming to improve intercultural relations.For the seventh time in the last 10 years, the Peace Corps this week named Lewis & Clark to the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Nine Lewis & Clark alumni currently volunteer worldwide. Since the Peace Corps’ founding in 1961, nearly 400 Lewis & Clark alumni have served overseas.Bradley Davis BA ’18, Caia Jaisle BA ’18, and Kelley Koeppen BA ’18 have been chosen to participate in the Fulbright program, a highly competitive award which fosters international scholarship and understanding through travel and research.
Past EventsNovember 14, 2022In celebration of International Education Week (November 14-18, 2022), we are holding our 6th Annual International Photo Contest! Students who went abroad on FA21, SP22 or FY21-22 programs are eligible to enter! Each student can submit one photo per category (three categories). One winner per category will win a $50 gift card.November 1, 2022October 26, 2022Asian Studies program Meet your Major event
Overseas and Off-Campus Programs is located in room 206 of Albany Quadrangle on the Undergraduate Campus.
Director Blythe Knott
Overseas and Off-Campus Programs
Lewis & Clark
615 S. Palatine Hill Road MSC 11
Portland OR 97219