University News

Dr. Richard Rutt, Director of the School of Physical Therapy, Announces Retirement

Dr. Rutt will retire at the end of the 2015-2016 academic year following 24 years of service at Pacific University.

University's Psi Chi Honor Society Named a Model Chapter

Pacific's chapter is among the top 4 percent in the country to be designated as such by the national organization.

Physician Assistant Student Joseph Sutherland '16 Serves as President of National Student Organization

Sutherland is the first Pacific University student to preside over the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Psychology Major Amy VanderZanden '16 Interns at Prestigious Research Center in Philadelphia

The senior from Portland is spending the summer at Temple University in Philadelphia working under the direction of renowned neuroscientist Nora Newcombe.

Alumnus Represents Brazil in Football World Championship

Heron Souza de Azevedo ’14 has worked nearly a decade to help grow American football in his native Brazil. In July, he'll represent his nation's team at the International Federation of American Football World Championship in Ohio.

University Avenue to Undergo Reconstruction

Later this month, the north side of Pacific University’s Forest Grove Campus will undergo significant road construction on University Avenue between Sunset Drive and College Way to improve both driver access and pedestrian safety.

Pacific Psychology & Comprehensive Health Clinic Partners With Returning Veterans Project

Operated by the School of Professional Psychology, the clinic will provide free mental health screenings to post-911 war zone military veterans beginning Monday, July 6.

Pacific University Celebrates Oregon Private College Week Aug. 3-7

The university is joining 10 other private, nonprofit colleges and universities in the state to participate in Oregon Private College Week. Prospective students who visit at least four participating institutions during the week will receive application fee waivers. 

Pacific University in the News: June 22-28, 2015

Selected news stories featuring or mentioning the university.

Dance Slow Decades

Kailea Saplan was nervous, but confident, as she delivered her senior capstone presentation as part of Senior Projects Day 2015. “I’ve come to realize there’s nothing to worry about, because you’ve all done your jobs correctly. Because if I am at all successful today and hereafter, it is a direct result of your support.”