University News

A Message from President Hallick on DACA

I know that I am not alone in saying that I was deeply dismayed by the announcement made yesterday morning that the Trump Administration plans to rescind the policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) that has benefited more than 800,000 of our nation’s youth.

Dr. Jose Reyna Interviewed About Community Service

Dr. Jose Reyna, PT, DPT was recently interviewed by Capital Press and Oregon Public Broadcast on his community serve. 

 

 

Pacific Athletic Facility Renamed Ledbetter Field

Ledbetter Field will be officially dedicated at Homecoming on Oct. 7 in honor of the generosity of Pacific University Trustee Kim Ledbetter and his wife Barb.

Alumna Takes On Public Health Challenges

After working as a dental hygienist in a federal women's prison and then as a special assistant to former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Jessica Scruggs ’09 is now operations director for Murthy's nonprofit startup focused on promoting emotional health. 

Sweet Rehabilitation

An endowed faculty grant allowed Pacific University Associate Professor Rik Lemoncello to launch the project of his dreams: a bakery that helps people with traumatic brain injuries return to work and fun. Sarah Bellum's Bakery & Workshop opened in Summer 2017, offering hands-on experience for students in Pacific's speech-language pathology program.

Center For Peace And Spirituality Releases 2016 - 2017 Annual Report

The Pacific University Center for Peace and Spirituality (CPAS) has released their annual report for the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

Retirement Plan Transition Q&A

Pacific University Retirement Plans are changing effective Oct. 10. Find additional details in this Q&A fact sheet.

Vision Discomfort or Changes After Watching the Eclipse? Have Your Eyes Examined

Pacific University EyeClinics encourage anyone experiencing eye discomfort or noticeable vision changes in the days and even weeks following Monday's eclipse to seek care. 

Dr. Jeff Kawaguchi Serves as Athletic Trainer for USA Women's National Basketball Team

Dr. Jeff Kawaguchi spent the month of July as the athletic trainer with the U-19 USA Women’s National Basketball team, as they competed in the 2017 FIBA Women’s World Cup. 

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