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Boxers painted on Ledbetter Field
Football, soccer, rowing and volleyball will be postponed. Cross country, golf and tennis will be permitted to play this fall. “We are committed to supporting our student-athletes and their experience through these challenging times,” said Pacific University Athletic Director Keith Buckley. “Our coaches and staff continue to work diligently in developing a plan to provide our student-athletes a safe and valuable experience both this fall, as well as into the winter/spring competition schedules.”
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Join me in community with Dr. Wan-Chen Weng (she/her/hers), staff psychologist at Pacific University’s Student Counseling Center in discussing our lived cultural experiences as international beings and how we came to understand ourselves as people of Color in the US context. 
Lalit Khandare
Lalit Khandare, assistant professor of social work at Pacific's Eugene Campus, spoke via Zoom to the Coalition of Seattle Indian-Americans about the history and nature of caste, and when and how colorism began in India.
Paul Snell
Paul Snell and Jules Boykoff, colleagues in Pacific's Politics and Government Department, have emerged as important voices as protests for racial and social justice rivet the country.
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Check out today’s video for strategies on how you can create the community that you need during this pandemic.
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Conversations in community: Race, nationality, and first-in-family to attend college with Dr. Shaznin Daruwalla(she/her/hers; licensed clinical psychologist, OSU counseling center)
From President Hallick
New ICE rules are not expected to affect Pacific international students, but the university also is working to join efforts to prevent the implementation of the new policy. 
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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.
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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. 
Moving in
Pacific University's Eugene Campus is now located on the main campus of Lane Community College.

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