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Pacific University News Capsule - 05/21/20

Greetings from Pacific University, which is proud of its newest graduates. This will surely be a season members of the Class of 2020 will remember for the rest of their lives. We send them into the world with gratitude for their persistence, patience, trust and resilience. Congratulations to the graduates and their families!

Some of the latest news from here:

President Lesley Hallick updates the Pacific community on the university's plans for the coming year

Share our graduates' achievements via a virtual Commencement ceremony, available online

Pacific honors excellence in the undergraduate Class of 2020 (with list of student award winners)

Pacific's College of Optometry honors graduates' excellence 

Pacific's College of Health Professions honors excellence in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

Pacific's College of Health Professions honors excellence in Pharmacy

Alumni from the Class of 1980 recall a commencement in the shadow of a Mount St. Helens eruption

Wishing health and safety for you and yours.

— pacificu.edu —

Pacific University is a diverse learning community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, health professions and optometry. Located in Oregon, Pacific serves a diverse population of more than 3,900 students, with campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, as well as healthcare clinics throughout the Portland area. Pacific is ranked the No. 1 private research university in the Pacific Northwest and is also committed to civic engagement, sustainability and interprofessional education as part of its core teaching philosophy.

Pacific University News Capsule - 05/14/20

Greetings from Pacific University, where members of the Class of 2020 are preparing to launch into a locked-down world. Please join us in congratulating them.

Some news from here:

Pacific plans virtual commencement on May 16

Fernando Andres Careaga '17 plays a key role in the COVID-19 fight in Arizona

Boxer student-athletes keep connected with quarantine relay videos

(Thanks to KGW for leveraging the videos for its segment on area sports teams in quarantine.)

Wishing health and safety for you and yours.

— pacificu.edu —

Pacific University is a diverse learning community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, health professions and optometry. Located in Oregon, Pacific serves a diverse population of more than 3,900 students, with campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, as well as healthcare clinics throughout the Portland area. Pacific is ranked the No. 1 private research university in the Pacific Northwest and is also committed to civic engagement, sustainability and interprofessional education as part of its core teaching philosophy.

Pacific University News Capsule - 05/07/20

Greetings from Pacific University, where the learning is distant but the community is close.

Some headlines from here:

Pacific plans virtual commencement May 16

Bachelor in Dental Hygiene program ranked first in the nation by GradRates

Pacific's Early Learning Community adapts quickly to a time of physical distancing

Pacific recognizes faculty and staff with honors and awards

Wishing health and safety for you and yours.

— pacificu.edu —

Pacific University is a diverse learning community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, health professions and optometry. Located in Oregon, Pacific serves a diverse population of more than 3,900 students, with campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, as well as healthcare clinics throughout the Portland area. Pacific is ranked the No. 1 private research university in the Pacific Northwest and is also committed to civic engagement, sustainability and interprofessional education as part of its core teaching philosophy.

Pacific University News Capsule - 05/01/20

Greetings from Pacific University, where we are encouraged by the many heartening examples of kindness, community and sacrifice that we see in our university community, and all around us.

Some news from here:

Pacific's updated plans for instruction this summer and fall

The new Student Emergency Fund has grown significantly, but the pandemic-related needs are high

Pacific dental van joins in Virginia Garcia's COVID-19 screening initiative

Senior art students are exhibiting their capstone projects in Flux: 2020, an online showing

May this find you well, and well cared-for. 

— pacificu.edu —

Pacific University is a diverse learning community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, health professions and optometry. Located in Oregon, Pacific serves a diverse population of more than 3,900 students, with campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, as well as healthcare clinics throughout the Portland area. Pacific is ranked the No. 1 private research university in the Pacific Northwest and is also committed to civic engagement, sustainability and interprofessional education as part of its core teaching philosophy