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Joe Becker, AVP for Public Affairs and Communications, Announces Plan to Leave Lewis & Clark

Joe Becker, associate vice president for Public Affairs and Communications, has announced that he will leave Lewis & Clark in early June.

Oregon Higher Ed Workers Included in Vaccination Group 7

Lewis & Clark employees will become eligible to receive the vaccine no later than May 1, 2021.

Review Your Benefit Plan for Open Enrollment by March 5

Open Enrollment runs from February 12 to March 5, 2021. Employees are required to review and select their benefit plans.

Online and Self-Paced: Faculty and Staff ADA / Section 504 Training

Student Support Services, in consultation with Dave Reese, general counsel, and Heyke Kirkendall-Baker, ADA coordinator, has developed a training specifically designed for Lewis & Clark faculty and staff.

Savage and Lokey Awards Celebrate Outstanding Faculty

Both the David Savage Award and the Lorry Lokey Awards prioritize and celebrate inspirational leadership, rigorous scholarship, and creative accomplishments in the classroom and in the broader academic community. This year’s awards recognize four Lewis & Clark faculty members from the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities for their excellence.

Alone Together: Colors, Thoughts, and Feelings of a Pandemic

Watzek Library exhibit brings together student photography capturing pandemic life over the last year. Shown here: “Jesus Would Wear A Mask,” from Aliya Markowitz ’24 and Carly Leandro ’24.

New Emergency Notification System Launched, Update Your Emergency Contact Information Now

If you haven’t recently updated your emergency contact information, please take a moment now to do so.

Open Enrollment from Feb. 12 to Mar. 5: Employees Required to Review and Select Benefit Plans

Due to the significant number and types of changes being introduced, all benefits-eligible employees will need to log into Workday and complete the Open Enrollment task, even if they are waiving coverage or not making any changes. You will receive this task in WorkDay on February 12, 2021.

Ethan Snyder JD ’20 Serves as Law School’s Director of Academic Resources and Diversity

The law school welcomes Ethan Snyder JD ’20 to serve as the law school’s director of Academic Resources and Diversity. Snyder is a first-generation college student who graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Law and Legal Studies, and a Master’s degree in Public Policy. Snyder replaces J.B. Kim JD ’94 who left the law school in late 2020 to become the director of Diversity and Inclusion at the Oregon State Bar.

Sky Greig Named Interim Campus Safety Director

Steven “Sky” Greig has been named interim director of Campus Safety. Greig was named in the position after the retirement of John Harvey in December 2020.

Pamela Hart Steps into New Role as Assistant Dean of the Animal Law Program

Pamela Hart became the new Assistant Dean of the Animal Law Program at Lewis & Clark Law School on January 1, and will continue to serve as Executive Director for the Center for Animal Law Studies.

L&C Welcomes David Ernevad to Lead Facilities Services

Ernevad has 22 years of experience working in the built environment industry, with the last eight years in higher education. Most recently, David served as the director of Facilities Operations and Capital Projects for Seattle Central College where he oversaw campus master planning, capital construction, physical plant engineering, custodial services, and mail and receiving.

New Look on

When you open your browser to the Lewis & Clark site, the pages throughout now have a new look and feel.

REMINDER: LiveWhale Editing Access Restricted Dec. 14, 2020, Through Jan. 7, 2021

In order to prepare for the launch of the new look and feel throughout the domain, PubCom will need to restrict LiveWhale editing starting at 8 a.m. MONDAY, December 14, 2020, through January 7, 2021.

Goodbye, 2020! Happy New Year from Lewis & Clark

As the magic of the holiday season approaches, L&C students say goodbye to 2020 and look forward to the promise of hope a new year brings.

How do I make a report as a Responsible Employee?

There are several ways to get the information to Title IX Coordinator Casey Bieberich or one of the deputy coordinators.

Faculty and Staff Holiday Extravaganza

A week of celebration for faculty and staff. RSVP required by December 7. No exceptions! Planning for this event is crucial to safety.

How to compassionately talk to a student as a Responsible Employee

Learn the various actions and responses you need to know, including how to explain to the student what your role is as a Responsible Employee, what it means to make a report to the Title IX office, how to make the report, and how to access confidential resources on and off campus.

New Year, New Look For

On January 7, 2021, pages throughout the domain—CAS, law school, graduate school, and common services—will have a fresh new look on both mobile and desktop. This will be the first significant web refresh since 2016.

Annual Ray Warren Symposium Addresses Race and Movement

This year’s Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, which will run from November 11 to 13, focuses on the concept of movement and the systems of power that determine our mobility. For the first time, the symposium will be held entirely online, free and open to all, including those living outside of Portland.

Environmental Affairs Symposium Highlights Local and Global Conservation

The 23rd Annual ENVX Symposium, titled Conservation Conversations, will provide a forum to discuss biodiversity conservation on a local and global level. Taking place virtually from October 20–22, all events are free and open to the public.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber  Security Awareness Month!  Are you safe online?

Join Us for the Great Oregon Shakeout Earthquake Drill

On October 15, at 10:15 a.m., the Lewis & Clark community will participate in the Great Oregon Shakeout earthquake drill, which consists primarily of 60 seconds of “drop, cover, and hold on.”

Q&A with COVID-19 Case Manager and Contact Tracer Ami Hanna

Ami (ah-mee) Hanna joined the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness this month as Lewis & Clark’s first case manager and contact tracer.