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    • Teacher Interrupted: My Journey Through Challenge Toward Courage - One Lesson, One Life, One Student at a Time

      Christy Wilson, who completed the Initial Administrator licensure program at Lewis & Clark in 2010, authors a compendium of her experiences as a teacher in the Portland metro area. In this book, she draws on experiences gained from a career that’s included working at youth camps; teaching kindergarten through eighth grade; and working for 25 years in professional development, student management, and advocacy for high-risk students. Self-published, 2018. 218 pages.

      Posted 02/26/2019
    • 02/22/2019

      Audrey Underdahl ’84, September 20, 2018, age 85. She married Kenneth in 1952 and they shared 57 years together. She worked as a teacher in Lake Oswego, Oregon, and she loved to ski, bike, hike, and play tennis. Survivors include her children, Sally, Dana, Louise, Gretchen, Randi, and Rees; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    • 02/22/2019

      Terri Harris Scribner BS ’79 is finishing up 16 years as a consultant to companies with international employees who need assistance settling in the Portland area. She enjoys traveling with her husband, Anthony, in their camper trailer. She hopes to see her classmates at the reunion this summer.

    • 10/13/2017

      Terri Harris Scribner BA ’79 has operated her own business, Destination Services: Oregon, for the last 15 years. She and her team help international employees, such as those from Nike and other leading companies, get settled in the the area. She and her husband, Anthony Scribner, are beginning to enjoy more travel now that their three children are adults.

    • 02/01/2018

      Eric Atcheson BA ’08 recently stepped down as pastor of First Christian Church in Longview, Washington, after more than six years of service. He is continuing his doctor of ministry studies at Seattle University. His book, Oregon Trail Theology: The Frontier Millennial Christians Face—And How We’re Ready, is slated for release in fall 2018 by the publishing arm of the Episcopalian Church.

    • 10/09/2017

      Eric Atcheson BA ’08 recently signed a contract for his first book, Oregon Trail Theology: The Frontier Millennial Christians Face–And How We’re Ready. It is tentatively slated for distribution in fall 2018 by the publishing arm of the Episcopalian Church. He continues in his work as pastor of First Christian Church in Longview, Washington, and as a doctor of ministry candidate at Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry.

    • 12/04/2018

      To Eric Atcheson BA ’08 and his wife, Carrie Atcheson, daughter Sadie Lou Atcheson, October 17, 2018.

    • Oregon Trail Theology: The Frontier Millennial Christians Face—And How We’re Ready

      Eric Atcheson BA ’08 discusses the generation known as millennials and their unique approach to religion and faith. Born in the 1980s and 1990s, and often described as an inexplicable enigma by the media, millennials come across to some as a frustrating cadre of narcissists. Though likely to check the “none” box when asked about religion, they have entered into adulthood with a great deal of thought devoted to God, faith, and organized religion. Many also crave spiritual richness and inclusive community and are willing to move heaven and earth to find a place—online or in real life—to feel at home, much like the pioneers who set out on the original Oregon Trail. In this book, the iconic Oregon Trail computer game from MECC—and absorbing pursuit and a highly influential game for millennials born in the decade of the 1980s—is used as a template throughout to illustrate the journey of faith in which they, “the Oregon Trail generation,” now find themselves engaged as adults. While books have been written about ministering to millennial Christians, the perspective of Atcheson, a millennial pastor whose life story spans the gamut of the historic Oregon Trail, offers a fresh take on an oft-written-about concern for the wider church. Church Publishing, 2018. 160 pages.

      Posted 12/04/2018
    • 02/04/2019

      Dixie Rorem BS ’93 and husband Eric Rorem BS ’93 relocated to the Dallas-Fort Worth area several years ago. Eric works in IT, and Dixie continues to homeschool their three kids.

    • 11/30/2018

      Robert E. McEnany BS ’50, November, 2018, age 93. His son, David, reports that McEnany is a member of Lewis & Clark’s Sports Hall of Fame for his track achievements and that he loved his time at Lewis & Clark.

    • 07/12/2018

      Diana Wiener Rosengard BA ’04, JD ’09 and her husband, David Rosengard JD ’15, LLM ’16, bought their first home in Saint Helens, Oregon, in October 2017. They promptly adopted two adorable rescue pitbulls, who keep them busy. David works at the Animal Legal Defense Fund and teaches as a adjunct professor at Lewis & Clark Law School. Diana works as a senior manager at a global open-source technology company, while writing novels in her spare time. Her first novel, Spooked, a “New Adult supernatural noir,” is coming out in September 2018.

    • 10/14/2016

      Liz Prato BA ’89, a Portland-based author, editor, and teacher, presented a workshop and reading from her short story collection Baby’s on Fire (Press 53, 2015) at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita, Oregon, last fall. Prato is the editor at large for Forest Avenue Press.

    • Volcanoes, Palm Trees, and Privilege: Essays on Hawai‘i

      Liz Prato BA ’89 combines lyricism, research, and humor to explore her role as a white tourist in a seemingly paradisiacal land that has been largely formed and destroyed by white outsiders. Hawai‘ian history, pop culture, and contemporary affairs are masterfully woven into her personal narrative of loss and survival in linked essays, offering unique insight into how the touristic ideal of Hawai‘i came to be and what it is at its core. International best-selling author Cheryl Strayed (married to Brian Lindstrom BS ’84, L&C’s 2017 Distinguished Alumnus), calls it “Searching, wise, intimate, and illuminating.” She adds, “Liz Prato’s Volcanoes, Palm Trees, and Privilege is a complicated love letter to a place and powerful reckoning of a life. I was moved by this beautiful book and enlightened, riveted, and astonished.” Overcup Press, 2019. 224 pages.

      Posted 01/25/2019
    • The Diary of Will Pomeroy: A Boy’s Life in 1883 Oswego, Oregon

      Susanna Campbell Kuo BA ’62 edits the second edition of an 1883 diary written by the 14-year-old son of the superintendent of the Oswego Mines during the years when Lake Oswego, Oregon, was the center of iron making on the Pacific Coast. The diary is supplemented with extensive notes, 53 illustrations, a fold-out map, and information about early Oswego and the mines. This revised edition was published by the Lake Oswego Public Library, which owns the diary.

      Posted 01/03/2019
    • Wellness Counseling: A Holistic Approach to Prevention and Intervention

      Abigail Conley MA ’06 coauthors this comprehensive text, which details the wellness approach to counseling at every stage of practice, from client assessment to case intervention. American Counseling Association, 2019. 340 pages.

      Posted 02/22/2019