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Calling alumni! Join the McCall Center for Civic Engagement in hosting a free yard sale for the Forest Grove community on May 21! Volunteers can sign up for two-hour shifts and receive snacks, a coffee gift card, and access to all the free items, which maybe the biggest perk of all.
MFA Faculty Kao Kalia Yang and Shara McCallum Awarded 2023 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships
The Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art proudly presents "The Art of Seeing," a retrospective of Faculty Emeritus Jim Flory’s photographic images. The exhibition, which runs through April 20, spans a lifetime of his love for photography and his passion for teaching it. Join Pacific for a closing reception tomorrow night.
students in japan
Pacific's relationship with Japanese students dates almost back to the university's first days; now it has a firm connection to a leading university that sends students to Oregon, and accepts many others in return.
Comfort Ricketts with the First Lady of Liberia
Before Comfort Ricketts ever reached Pacific, she made a harrowing escape in Nigeria. At Pacific and afterward, she has influenced people and changed lives.
Aaron Sutton
Their ethos of community engagement made the Sutton family a perfect fit for Pacific. And they helped forge an enduring relationship between Pacific and the University of Western Australia.
The Human Resources Department announces a new employee monthly orientation session. HR also offers a weekly Zoom session on Tuesdays for all employee questions. Simply email in advance for either or both events and receive location details and the Zoom link.
The Vice President for University Advancement Search Committee has recommended four candidates to President Coyle. Meet the finalists during on campus visits between April 11–14. An open forum is available for staff and faculty who wish to meet the candidates in person or online.
Helen Howell, Human Resources AVP and Chief People Officer will be leaving Pacific University on April 7, 2023. Please join Pacific in wishing Howell much success in her future endeavors.
Boxer Giving Day 2023 was a big success
Boxer Giving Day 2023 was a great success with over $136,000 raised to support Pacific University excellence and our students. Thank you to everyone for your generous donations. If you missed Boxer Giving Day, it’s not too late to make a gift and change a student’s life!