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Trombley Square in Fall
Fall term plans will focus on flexibility for students, safety
Marvin Bell says reading makes you a bigger and better writer.
Yu-Chi Tai
Pacific University will celebrate its first class of graduates from its new bachelor of applied vision science program at its summer commencement on Aug. 8.
ALAS student club logo
The Association of Latinx and Ally Students, formerly known as the Hispanic Heritage Student Association, has been hard at work this summer creating a series of virtual programming. These events, named ALAS Pre-Orientation Summer Events, will continue until Aug. 22. They are hosted via Zoom from 3 – 4 p.m. PST on Saturdays.
Karolyn Ismay
When Pacific celebrates its virtual August Commencement, a group of seven students will represent the first class of an interdisciplinary doctorate program aimed at experienced professionals in healthcare and education.
Paige Baugher
Biology Professor Paige Baugher is almost as likely to be found on a mountain as in the classroom. And some people are alive because she and her colleagues at Portland Mountain Rescue were there.
Pete Fromm, as a reader and teacher, looks for worlds and cultures outside his own.  
Beginning August 3, 2020 until further notice, the Student Accounts Office hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a lunchtime closure from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.  The physical office will also be closed each Wednesday with staff working remotely.
 When we each become more mindful of our choices, actions and surroundings, we can also create a safer environment for ourselves and those around us.
American Dreamer book cover
Khiem “Tim” Tran '74 will featured in a special Forest Grove City Library live-streamed author event to discuss his new memoir, American Dreamer, published by the Pacific University Press.

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