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Dr. Zúñiga has been recognized for outstanding commitment to public health education.
Community Service
Civic engagement students partner with local Habitat for Humanity chapter to help construct new home.
Students and faculty continued to participate in annual service and outreach opportunities this past year.
NHOH has partnered with WFWA for several years to ensure families from underserved communities, including migrant farm workers, experience the joy of giving and receiving.
Student working in the Dental Hygiene Van
Supported by an anonymous donor, EyeSmile links existing community health outreach efforts in the College of Optometry and School of Dental Hygiene Studies. Both programs have long offered mobile healthcare clinics to help provide healthcare to underserved populations.
The centers have consolidated to advance their shared mission to empower students to engage as active members of larger communities.
Pacific University has been named a "Best Bang for the Buck - West" institution by Washington Monthly in its 2018 College Guide & Rankings.
Volunteer Illustration
Many of us want to make a difference in the world, but feel powerless to do so because of a perceived lack of time or knowledge. But, no matter how busy you are, it’s possible to find time for civic engagement.Pacific University’s Center for Civic Engagement has tips on how to make a difference (and stay informed) whether you have just five minutes to spare or much more time on your hands.
Working in the Sonora Desert water drops.
Several years ago, Bishop began working with other alumni from the late ‘60s to raise nearly $70,000 to endow a scholarship fund as class gifts for their 50-year reunions. The Golden Guard Scholarship targets students with financial need in their third and fourth years at Pacific. Recipients are also first-generation college students.
Join the Art Department’s Ceramics team from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 in the University Center Boxer Pause room for the second annual Empty Bowls Fundraising dinner, which benefits local non-profit HomePlate Youth Services.