University News

Notes From Under the Oaks | August 2014

This month marks an important milestone in the history of my relationship with Pacific University. It was in August 2004, 10 years ago, that I made my very first charitable gift to the university.

Professor Linda Hunt Publishes Resource for Gerontology

The director of Pacific's Certificate of Gerontology program recently discussed the publication and the importance work and active living has for senior citizens' health.

Limited Edition Pacific University Growlers Available

Limited edition Pacific University growlers are for sale through the Office of Alumni Relations.

Cascade Hall Opens for Students

Cascade Hall, the newest residence hall on the Pacific University Forest Grove Campus, opened in August 2014. Take a peek.

Work in Rural Alaska Launched PA Career

Mary Von, interim director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies, started her healthcare career in rural Alaska.

Motor Pool Mileage Rate Increases July 15

Due to higher gasoline prices and repair costs, a necessary rate increase went into effect July 15, 2014, for the use of the university vehicles.

Tiny Time Capsule

Construction on campus uncovers an informal piece of history from a past student.

New MFA Faculty Publications

Scott Korb, Pete Fromm, Ellen Bass and Ben Percy have new works coming in late 2014 and early 2015. 

No Excuses University

Pacific's part-time route to a master of arts in teaching allowed Tristan Jarmer MAT '12 to earn her degree, become a teacher and start helping bilingual students at Hillsboro's Reedville Elementary School begin their route to college and making their dreams come true. 

Behind the Badge

 

Jeffrey Williams '93 came to Pacific on a music scholarship. The "Pacific experience," however, gave him the tools to pursue his dream career in law enforcement.

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