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As you begin preparing for the holiday break, please look for any dishes and cutlery from the UC that may have snuck into your room! Designated tubs will be in the lobby of each residence hall from Dec. 7 to 14.
Need a treat to get you through finals? Dining Services has students, staff and faculty covered! Stop by the UC during dinner on Friday, Dec. 8 for the hot cocoa bar!
The Alumni Association Board has elected Rhony Bhopla MFA ’22 as Vice-President and welcomed new members Rebekah Goodfellow MBA '22 and Jenny Johnson-Riley '98.
December is the last full month of construction for the Pacific Hall project. Any corrective work will take place through the first week of January. Faculty and staff move-in is expected to take place the last two weeks of January.
The Staff Senate invites university employees to decorate their office doors with seasonal cheer. Upload a photo of your festive door by Dec. 8 to participate in the 2023 door decorating contest!
The Pacific University Forensics Team is pleased to host both the annual Hap Hingston and biennial Fred Scheller Forensics Invitational Speech and Debate Tournaments in January. 
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The university's Master of Social Work and Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology programs will split a two-year, $1.8 million grant from the Oregon Health Authority aimed to increase the capacity and diversity in the state's mental health workforce.
Boxer Food Share and the Finders Keepers Free Store will remain open during the winter break with only slight variations in hours! Students, faculty and staff are still welcome to come in! 
Exterior of the Propstra Forest Grove Creamery Building Following 2023 Remodel.
The historic structure, officially known as the Propstra Forest Grove Creamery Building, will house the Outdoor Pursuits program and the Outdoor Leadership major in purpose-built spaces.
Grace Weaver
The Metropolitan Laffont Competition has chosen Grace Weaver, Pacific music instructor, as the winner of the Idaho-Montana District competition. She will be proceeding to the 2024 Regional Competition in Seattle!