Community

Briefly Noted, Spring 2012

Featuring the new founding dean of the future College of Business; new programs in Arts & Sciences, Education and Health Professions; the transition to a doctoral program for occupational therapy; community recognition of the School of Dental Health Science; and Pacific's newest office locations.

By the Numbers: Giving Back

Civic engagement is more than a requirement at Pacific University—it's a passion. Students, faculty and staff contributed hundreds of thousands of hours of service to their communities in 2010–11, through course work, cocurricular teams and clubs, and personal endeavors.

Are you seeing Hunger Games?

March 22, 2012

Anxiously awaiting my chance to see the first of the Hunger Games movies, I'm jealous of students who get a midnight showing tonight.

Tuesday on tap

March 19, 2012

Ashleigh Simons '12 gives us a look at a host of events taking place tomorrow on Pacific's Forest Grove campus and in the surrounding community.

Take a sneak peek at our spring cover story

March 13, 2012

Go behind the scenes of Pacific magazine for a sneak peek at the cover story of our Spring 2012 issue, coming in April.

Pacific student shares impressions from Japan

March 9, 2012

Leilani Powers '13 is studying abroad in Japan, where much of her family lives. She shares her impressions of the recovery a year after the devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Weekend Roundup: Forest Grove campus teeming with activity

March 8, 2011

I only wish I could enjoy the many campus activities planned over the next four days at Pacific. Music, theatre, poetry, sports and service—there's something for everyone!

A Lesson in History

March 7, 2012

Old College Hall is open for tours on the first Wednesday afternoon of every month. A visit reveals more than historic relics, though; it introduces the people who are, and who love, Pacific.

Pride in Her People

Pacific sophomore Charlotte Basch started re-writing her people's history when she was 12. Now, she is a leader in the Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe and is studying ways to help bring her heritage back to life.

Learning experience

Pacific’s College of Education is taking a new approach to teacher training, embedding science and math professionals in the diverse, high-needs Woodburn School District.