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Poxon
In Memory: William Scott Poxon '83
Students at Pacific are gearing up for Halloween with costume parties but also using the holiday season to promote civic engagement. Some of the events are happening before Halloween so mark your calendars for the following events:
Library tutoring space
Now that mid-terms are over, some students might want to review their study habits to be more successful when finals roll around. The Student Advising and the Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS) offer some tips.
Gailey
Jeannine Gailey MFA '07 published her book PR for Poets in 2018.
food
Pacific University students will go door to door in Forest Grove on Halloween to collect non-perishable food to combat food insecurity.
Multicultural center
Nestled in the heart of Scott Hall you’ll find the Student Multicultural Center on the main floor. The SMC is a cozy space that feels like a family room with a couch, tables and chairs, a refrigerator, a sink and microwave. Students describe the center as a home away from home that is open to all students, faculty, staff, and parents.
football
Assistant Head Coach Ian Falconer, who has been with the Boxer football program since its return in 2010, will take over as head football coach at Pacific University at the end of the 2019 season.
Dr. Fraser Horn
Pacific alumnus, faculty member will succeed Dean Jenny Coyle in November.
Jess beck
Her Thursdays, for example, begin when she wakes up at 5 a.m. Then she drives for an hour to a horse barn in West Linn, where she feeds and cares for three horses. Then she rides, usually three or four horses for a minimum of 30 minutes each, then makes the return drive to Forest Grove. She arrives on campus about 12:30 p.m. and her first class is at 1 p.m.
Social work alumna Daisy Rizo poses in a session setting
Pacific University will extend a portion of its master of social work program to the Forest Grove Campus starting in Fall 2020.

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