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Claire Argow
Pacific University is pleased to announce the naming of its social work program in honor of noted former faculty member and activist Claire Angevin Argow.
Public Health Update
In response to coronavirus pandemic, Pacific will move courses online, bring home students and faculty abroad, and cancel large events. Campuses remain open and students are welcome to stay.
From President Hallick
All of us at Pacific want our community to work, study and learn in a safe and supportive environment. We will continue to update you as we have more information and as circumstances change.
Nominate a student for the Alumni Association's Outstanding Graduate Award. Applications are due Friday, April 3, 2020. Undergraduate students from all colleges are eligible for this award.
Poet Dorianne Lux
Pacific University is pleased to announce that Dorianne Laux will be serving on the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets. This is a distinction shared by just 115 poets since the board was formed in 1946 and includes fellow MFA faculty members Ellen Bass and Kwame Dawes.
Public Health Update
Pacific is updating its travel recommendations to minimize exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
From President Hallick
Pacific will waive application fees for Concordia students. Undergraduates in good standing at Concordia, as well as accepted incoming undergrads, will be accepted for admission and will qualify for merit scholarships from $12,000 to $24,000 per year.
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English Literature and and Creative Writing majors have been selected to present original work at the 2020 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention as well as the National Conference on Undergraduate Research this March. 
Alpha Chi Omega logo
The Department of English is pleased to announce the newest membership of Alpha Chi Omega, Pacific University's chapter of the internal Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. The 2020 class includes six students in Art History, Creative Writing, Editing & Publishing, English Literature, and Spanish majors and minors.
Pacific's campuses remain open and classes are proceeding as normal. There are no cases of COVID-19 identified at Pacific. Find updates about international clinical placements, as well as resources for faculty members to learn about alternate teaching delivery methods. Learn more about when and if to stay home.

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