PLP Weekly Update!

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Mandatory President's Speaker #2

Monday, Oct. 28th 2013 at 7:45pm

Ferguson Concert Hall

Gary Haugen, President & CEO, International Justice Mission. Please arrive by 7:45p.m. as the speaker will begin promptly at 8:00p.m.

Apply to be a Student Director!

Applications are available for the 2013-14 Student Director of Orientation position. Applicants must be current 3rd year students and deadline to apply is Friday, October 4th.

Click here for an application.

Want to get a job? Do you know how to market yourself? See below:

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Need a ride to go volunteer?

New PLP Community Service Ride-Share Facebook Group! Click Here to join!


Did you like Day of Service? Want to enact in community service with others? This is an opportunity for you to not only help organize larger scale community service opportunities, but participate with a group of engaged students to make an impact on our community.
Contact Arrenvy Bilinski for more information.

Students Advancing International Leadership at Sea (SAILS)

"Are you interested in furthering your leadership development? Do you have a passion for making positive social change? Do you want to learn about leadership in an international context? If so, this is the program for you!"
- Official Website for more information

LDSP 330 Cross Culture Leadership Seminar in Ecuador

October 10th is the deadline for submitting your application for the LDSP 330 Cross Culture Leadership Service seminar in Ecuador. This course will provide you with first-hand encounters and service opportunities that will allow you to work side-by-side with Ecuadorians. One of the trip highlights will be working in Village 235 - an indigenous village that illustrates the both the richness and poverty of Ecuadorian life. You will also work with the children of Quito, explore and shop in Cotacachi and Otavalo, visit the "Middle of the World" and the beautiful Cloud Forest, and still have time for rest and relaxation in beautiful Baños. Throughout all of these adventures, you will get to spend time with Ecuadorians representing a diversity of cultural, racial, socioeconomic and spiritual backgrounds.
  • Dates - 5/28-6/11/2014
  • Cost - $2500 plus tuition
  • LDSP 330 counts as a leadership elective
  • Service hours count toward the Service Distinction Program
For more information, you can attend an information session on Tuesday, October 1, at 12:20 in the Washington room of the DSU. You can also check out the course at, or contact Dr. Gagnon at for more information.


Passport Destination Calendar

We have begun adding Passport Destinations to the PLP Passport Calendar so be sure to take a look at some of the early offerings! There is a running list on Scholar on the "Development" page and events can also be found on the PresLead calendar (designated as "Passport Destination"). Destinations are added throughout the semester so be sure to check back often to find events that are of interest to YOU!

Contribute to the Passport Calendar!

Do you know of a great even happening on campus that you would like to see on the Passport Calendar? Or have an idea for a great Passport Destination but aren't sure where to start? Contribute your ideas to the Passport Calendar! Simply complete the following form and one of your trusted Development pros in the PLP office will contact you about adding the event. If you have any questions or are seeking additional information, please contact Kate Sheridan.

Apply to be a Passport Agent

Passport Agents are PLP’s forefront student programmers. From speakers and workshops, to activities and performances, engaged and developmentally-focused students have the opportunity to intentionally enhance other students’ personal and leadership development through the Passport Program. Passport Agents are committed to developing meaningful programing and fostering a reflective community within PLP.
Click here to fill out the application.
Contact Mary Ragan with questions or for more information.

Check out the Fall 2013 Coffeehouse Speaker Line up!

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Library Late-Night Access

Students can enter the library between 1am and 7:30am through TWO doors that have card access: the door facing Luter AND the door facing the Chapel.

Later in the semester we are going to add front door card access also - TBA