Fall Sophomore Events

2008 LogJam!
Friday, September 5, 2008, 5 p.m. 
Todd Field

Kick-off the year and by joining the fun of LogJam! LogJam! includes a free barbecue, the ever-popular annual Activities Fair (5-7pm this year), a giant capture the flag game, live entertainment, and the traditional outdoor movie.

Class of 2011 Barbecue with President Thomas
Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 5:30 p.m.
Brown Family Courtyard, outside Harned Hall

Join your classmates for a sophomore barbecue with President Thomas. Reconnect with your classmates, visit with faculty from your first year, and learn about special exploration and navigation resources available to you. A special class gift will be given to all who attend this fun event. RSVP for the barbecue.


Study Abroad Fair
Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Rotunda, WSC

Because most Puget Sound students who go abroad do so as juniors, this is your best opportunity to learn about the dozens of study abroad options available to you.

Civic Engagement Involvement Fair
Wednesday, September 17, 2008,  10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Marshall Hall, WSC

Did you volunteer last year? Here's the perfect chance for sophomores to learn about the many community service opportunities in Tacoma - mentoring, tutoring, providing food and shelter, supporting service agencies, and much more.

ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) Night
Thursday, November 6, 2008, 7 p.m.

ASK Night provides Puget Sound students and alumni an opportunity to discuss life at and after Puget Sound. As a sophomore, you will learn about the variety of career fields our graduates enter and how their lives are enriched through their liberal arts education.

Fall Fellowships Forum
Wednesday, October 14, 2008
Trimble Forum at 5-7 p.m.

There are many sources of funding for the last two years of college, as well as for post-graduate study and travel. Come learnabout these funds and how to apply for them. Learn more.

Fall Career Fair
October 8 and 9, from 4 - 7 p.m.
WSC Marshall Hall

The Career Fair allows all students the opportunity to meet with prospective employers.   This two-day fair promotes career opportunities, summer jobs, and internships and features different employers each day.  Students can explore fields of interest, brush up on networking skills, and attend related CES workshops.   This is a great opportunity to talk face-to-face with dozens of prospective employers who are eagerly recruiting Puget Sound students and alums.

Health Professions Night
Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 6 - 8 p.m.
WSC Rotunda

Your sophomore year is a great time to start talking with prospective employers. In fact, many seniors wish they had done so as sophomores. Here’s your chance to talk to professionals from multiple health care professions, such as dentistry, alternative medicine, family practice, podiatry, and more.

Student Research Awards
Fall Deadline: November 10, 2008

Are you eager to research a particular idea or topic with the help of a faculty member? Sophomores are invited to apply for monetary awards to help you with research – research that might even lead to one of our many summer research grants. Learn more online or by calling 253.879.3207 and talking with Associate Dean Sarah Moore.