If you are currently enrolled in a health insurance plan that provides comparable coverage to the school sponsored plan, and that will be in effect through the end of the school year, you may be able to waive automatic enrollment into the school-sponsored plan by completing the online waiver at https://pacificu.myahpcare.com/waiver by the August 13, 2020 deadline date.
Please join me and Pacific University in honoring Juneteenth on Friday, June 19. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, commemorates the day, in 1865, that the last slaves in America were legally freed from bondage, two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. To our knowledge, Pacific has not publicly acknowledged this day previously. We are working to do better, and we invite you to continue the dialogue with us.
Corey Kisser OD '13 & Amanda Klinger MS '09, PsyD '12 got married on Feb. 2, 2020.
Alecia Sundsmo, MS '04, PsyD '08 is the new director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Cornell Health.
Blair Hamel MS '11, PsyD '14 was cited in an article about the benefits of co-sleeping.
The Economist addresses a new push to ban transgender treatments for children, and cites Pacific's pioneering psychology professor.
Sarah Bowen, associate professor, was featured in an article about mindfulness.
Approximately 65 middle school girls, ages 12-15, took part in the 15th annual Girls Today Conference in October. Girls Today was an all-day conference held at the Forest Grove campus that brought together graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Graduate Psychology, Master of Social Work, the Center for Gender Equity and the American Association of University Women.
One of the most insightful thinkers and teachers ever to be employed at Pacific was Anna Berliner, a psychologist by title, but also an anthropologist, sociologist, optometrist and visual researcher.
Family and friends celebrate the achievements of more than 300 graduate and professional students during August Commencement.