News, Media and Stories

The Facilities Management Office will be closed from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, to allow staff to attend a memorial service. We apologize for any inconvenience. 
All faculty and staff are encouraged to join a World Café session next week to share input for the university’s strategic planning process. Learn what to expect and plan to attend! This is your chance to have your voice heard as the draft plan is developed.
Pacific University German Professor Lorely French headlines the opening of an exhibition she co-curated at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York on May 24. The exhibition celebrates the remarkable life of Ceija Stojka, an artist, writer and Holocaust survivor.
CLASS is hiring undergraduate peer tutors for the 2023-2024 academic year. We are looking for students who are excited about helping their peers understand course content, learn effective problem-solving strategies, and improve their academic performance.
Lee Ann Remington
The alumna and former faculty member will be recognized May 20 at the university’s graduate and professional commencement ceremony, where she also will deliver the keynote address.
Student supervisors, will your students continue to work in your office over summer break? If yes, please fill out a Summer Student Employment Google form to ensure the student's information is kept in Paycom over the summer break. 
Erica Kleinknecht
Pacific University Professor Erica Kleinknecht, who teaches undergraduate psychology, has been awarded the Western Psychological Association’s Outstanding Teaching Award. The award was conferred April 28, 2023 at  the association’s annual convention in Riverside, Calif.
Luke Boran OD '23, has been awarded the inaugural Oregon Optometric Physicians Association's (OOPA) Legacy Past Presidents Award. The award was announced at OOPA's annual meeting held in April at Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond, Ore.
Alumni and employees are invited to take advantage of discounted tickets to a Hops game to watch the Hillsboro Hops take on the Everett AquaSox.
The Freedom of Expression taskforce would like to get your input on a brief questionnaire intended to get a pulse from students and employees of the values and priorities that should be reflected in a new statement on freedom of expression.