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The State of Oregon recently passed HB 3456 (and subsequent HB 4164) mandating annual sexual misconduct prevention training for all students, faculty and staff of colleges and universities. Pacific University has partnered with Vector Solutions to provide sexual misconduct prevention training for our students. In the coming weeks, you will get an email from Vector Solutions with information and links to the online training.
Two smiling Pacific students proudly hold up their Pacific University degrees.
On Boxer Giving Day, the Pacific community celebrated the return of the long-lost Boxer statue and raised more than $300,000 for student and program success, marking 36 hours of generous giving and a shared Boxer Spirit.
Join colleagues for coffee and donuts on Tuesday, April 23 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on the Hillsboro and Forest Grove campuses. Bring your own mug and feel good about helping the planet. This event is sponsored by the Staff Senate Idea Committee. 
Image of over-the-ear headphones used for hearing assessments
Do you or a loved one think you have hearing loss? Want to know a bit more? The School of Audiology Doctoral Students need volunteers with hearing loss to assist in a clinical skills exam this summer.
The state of Oregon has passed a new bill (HB 3456) requiring all employees of institutions of higher education to complete an annual sexual misconduct prevention training.
Rusty Sandusky Celebrating A Goal
In part three of this look back at the first Pacific team to reach the NCAA Division III postseason, the Boxers learn their playoff fate and take advantage of the surprise of hosting the NCAA West Regional at Tom Reynolds Field.
The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee has recommended finalists to President Coyle for on-campus visits. Meet with the final two candidates on April 3 and 4. 
Distinguished University Professor Of English Mark Bailey
The publishers of the Portland Tribune and the Forest Grove News-Times honor the distinguished university professor of education for his lifelong service to students and teachers at Pacific and in the larger community.
Pacific University adopted a Floating Holiday Award for commencement event staff to recognize the additional duties and contributions of exempt staff when assisting with the May and August commencement ceremonies for our graduates. Salary-exempt staff who work at the May Commencement will be assigned commencement floating holiday hours to be used through April 30, 2025.
Milky Way Gear Sale text on light green next to Outdoor Pursuits sign propped against a door
Outdoor Pursuits is back with more used gear! Come by the newly renovated building located right across the street from West Marsh Lawn at 2017 21st Ave. from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, and see what gear we have available!