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Winter break is right around the corner, and managing time-off on time cards may be at the forefront of your mind. Benefit-eligible employees receive paid holidays, and most university offices typically close on observed holidays as well.
To ensure employees are paid accurately and on time, the following time card approval deadlines have been adjusted in December.
Manalo meets Obama
Serving in the Air Force set Karen Mae Manalo PharmD ’21, MBA ’21 on a course she couldn't have charted on her own.
Trombley Square clock tower framed by fall leaves
Pacific University’s Presidential Search Committee has selected R. William Funk & Associates as a partner in managing the search for the university’s next president.
Students on stage at a past Holiday Concert
The Music Department presents its Holiday Concert, and the Drama Club teams up with Boxer Radio to present a holiday variety show. Enjoy both for free online!
COVID-19 Vaccine & Booster Clinics
Pacific University is partnering with the Oregon Health Authority and FEMA to bring a COVID-19 vaccination and booster shot clinic to Forest Grove. All approved vaccine options, including first, second and booster doses, for those ages 5 and up will be available.
Billing for excess Pharos printing usage will appear on student statements in December and May.
Health Science building
Pacific University was ranked third nationally for its undergraduate programs in health sciences by, a college rankings service. Intelligent also named Pacific the best college for pre-professional programs in Oregon and second overall among Oregon’s private colleges.
Matthew (Matt) Longtin '94 was elected as president-elect of the Eugene Family YMCA.
A bridge stretches across a river at a local nature reserve.
As students wrap up classes mid-December with finals week, Outdoor Pursuits staff has been busy planning the next semester, chock-full of exciting and adventurous outdoor excursions! Check out the Spring 2022 lineup. In the meantime, get a free bike for the day or rent outdoor gear for a long weekend!