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Melissa Aranda Stands In Front Of Her Classroom
Now working with teachers throughout Oregon, Pacific University's Residency Teacher Licensure (RTL) Program provides a path for teachers with temporary or emergency credentials to gain full licensure while continuing to work in the classroom.
Andy Saultz
The interim dean of Pacific's College of Education is the co-author of a report advocating for changes to the Education & Secondary Education Act and will be part of a joint briefing on the report on Capitol Hill on September 27.
Graduates sit under the oaks on the Forest Grove Campus during August Commencement 2023.
Students earned bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in audiology, dental hygiene, psychology, health sciences, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, and education and leadership.
Andy Saultz, PhD, interim dean of the College of Education, has received a $50,000 research grant award from the Spencer Foundation for the project “Innovations in Measuring, Analyzing, and Discussing Race and Racial Inequality in Education Research and Journalism.” Pacific will collaborate with the Northwest Evaluation Association on the project.
student and teacher
Join the ELC for the 2022-2023 School Year. Now enrolling 3rd/4th grade!
Professor Zijdemans Boudreau, director of the School of Education & Learning in Pacific University's College of Education, paid tribute to senior students in Education & Learning at the 2022 Undergraduate Awards Ceremony.
Mindfulness
Students registered with the College of Health Professions, plus CHP faculty and staff, are invited to a free eight-week program incorporating mindfulness-based stress reduction, resilience, and mindful communication techniques geared towards health care professionals and students. Register for a Sept. 22 orientation. Classes begin Sept. 30. 
Anil Oomen
Anil Oommen MAT ’01 is passionate about equity, learning, teaching, and Pacific University. Oommen, the director of the School of Learning and Teaching at the Eugene Campus, was drawn to Pacific both as a student and faculty member because the university’s values mirrored his own.
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.

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