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Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018

September 20, 2018

  • "Homecoming Dance,” (c. 1958) found in the Lewis & Clark Digital Collections.

Alumni, parents, and friends are returning to campus Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7 for events that celebrate their shared experience as a Pio or Pio parent.

We are always excited to have faculty and staff join in on the festivities! See the full list of activities here. The deadline to pre-register is October 1.

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Here are a few events you might be interested in on Saturday, October 6:

11 – 11:45 a.m. - Pioneer College Session I
  • Why Technology Makes a Liberal Arts Education More Relevant Than Ever. Presented by Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer Adam Buchwald and Vice
    President of Adaptive Strategies at Fiction, Corey Pressman
  • United State Foreign Policy in Turmoil. Presented by Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences Cyrus Partovi
  • The Intelligence of the Body: Radical Listening in Performance. Presented by Associate Professor of Theatre Rebecca Lingafelter
11 – 12:30 p.m.- Artist Meet and Greet, Maria T.D. Inocencio and Mark R. Smith: Loss of Material Evidence.

Meet the artists and explore the Maria T.D. Inocencio and Mark R. Smith: Loss of Material Evidence exhibition.

Noon – 12:45 p.m.- Pioneer College Session II
  • Leveraging LinkedIn. Presented by Career Center Director Rocky Campbell and Career Center Specialist Mary Beth Snell
  • What’s the Value in Studying Art? Presented by Assistant Professor of Art and Studio Head of Sculpture Jess Perlitz
Noon - End of 3rd Quarter- 15th Annual Tailgate Extravaganza.

Join fellow Pios cheering on the football team during the Homecoming game. This is an event for the whole family, featuring a clam chowder feed from Pike Place Chowder, craft ales, good friends, and a great view of the game! $30 ($20 if you already have a football game ticket).

1 p.m. Homecoming Football Game v. University of Puget Sound
4– 4:45 p.m. - Pioneer College Session III
  • .Human.Animal.Nature.
    Presented by Associate Professor of German Language and Literature Katharina Altpeter-Jones
  • Climate change, wildfire and western forests
    Presented by Assistant Professor of Biology Margaret Metz