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Join Pacific University and Adelle Monteblanco, Public Health assistant professor, in a summer heat-mapping campaign to help identify urban heat islands in our region. Your contribution will reveal the distribution of heat across the region, helping local cities to plan for the future and provide much needed relief. 
The bulk of the work at Pacific Hall for the next two to three weeks will primarily comprise demolition, abatement, utility safe off and delivery of materials and storage containers to the site. Learn more about activites during the week of June 5.
The search for the Vice President of Human Resources and Chief People Officer is underway and the search committee plans to invite finalists for on-campus interviews from June 26 to 28. Please look for invitations to hybrid open forums on those days to provide input if interested.  
The College of Education is excited to announce two leadership updates for the School of Learning and Teaching and the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Children learn from teacher in the Cedar Classroom.
The Early Learning Community (ELC) still has a few open spots for the 2023-2024 school year in our blended 3rd/4th grade classroom. Children attending the ELC encounter a richly stimulating learning environment and nurturing, creative teachers.
Student supervisors, please make sure to complete the proper paperwork for any student planning to work in your department after July 1. Also, timecards will be locked on Friday, June 29, to prepare for the fiscal year rollover. 
MBA students in class
Have you thought about earning an MBA in Healthcare Administration or General Management? Attend a virtual open house to learn more and qualify for a $500 scholarship at Pacific.
Guggenheim fellows and Pacific University MFA faculty Chris Abani and Ellen Bass
The Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program Residency welcomes the public for evening readings by faculty writers June 16-22 in Forest Grove.
Construction at Pacific Hall is officially underway! Contractors will be working onsite during the next few weeks to complete most of the demolition and abatement work.
Juneteenth flag
Join us for a short ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 15, to commemorate Juneteenth and acknowledge this important holiday. There will be remarks from President Jenny Coyle and light refreshments provided as we raise the Juneteenth flag.