Community

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.

Occupied with Service

From a neighborhood school to an orphanage half a world away, Pacific’s School of Occupational Therapy puts community partnerships at the forefront of student learning.

Elder care: New online gerontology certificate program helps healthcare providers serve aging population

In December, Pacific conferred its first gerontology certificates to a class of interdisciplinary health professionals. Pacific's first online-only program, the gerontology certification is a spin-off of the School of Occupational Therapy and seeks to improve elder care.

Letter from the President

It was Tabitha Brown who gave us our first cue. Arriving in Forest Grove penniless after a rugged journey West at the age of 66, this “Mother of Oregon” dreamed of helping others.

 

Girls Only!

Girls Gather for Computer Science (G2CS) is a National Science Foundation grant-funded summer camp at Pacific University, giving teen girls high tech experiences in computer science.

P.J. Saves the World

P.J. Pitts, a member of Pacific University's first pharmacy class in 2009, has spent more than two years working on recovery and relief efforts in Haiti.