Conversations in community: The social construct of home with Kathleen Converse (she/her/hers), MSW, director of the Center for Gender Equity and Advocacy Network coordinator at Pacific University.
The Student Counseling Center (SCC) has expanded our services to offer around the clock mental health support to our students and consultations for our faculty, staff, and paraprofessionals who may be concerned about a student’s mental health. Access the SCC 24/7 Support and Crisis Line by calling at 503-352-2999.
Pacific University's Eugene Campus is now located on the main campus of Lane Community College.
Dr. Helen Sharp has received the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA)’s 2020 Distinguished Service Award. Sharp, who is a professor and director of the Pacific University School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is a past president of the organization and a member since 1988. The Distinguished Service Award recognizes individual service to the ACPA.
Bonn died June 26, 2020. He served at Pacific from 1984 to 1992.
Starting Monday, July 6, Pacific University students, faculty, and staff can place requests for print books and media from Pacific’s collections for pickup at the Tran or Hillsboro Campus libraries.
The Hispanic Heritage Student Association (HHSA) is now called the Association of Latinx and Ally Students (ALAS). Learn more about the student club’s mission, its statement of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, and goals for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Since the DACA program began in 2012, we have witnessed the critical benefits it has brought to our students at Pacific University and to our learning community as a whole.
Please join me and Pacific University in honoring Juneteenth on Friday, June 19. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, commemorates the day, in 1865, that the last slaves in America were legally freed from bondage, two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. To our knowledge, Pacific has not publicly acknowledged this day previously. We are working to do better, and we invite you to continue the dialogue with us.
Today’s conversation centers on microaggressions and how making an intentional choice to not immediately confront one’s oppressor is a commendable, self-preserving survival strategy for people of color.