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Girls today Conference students.
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.
Students and staff from Pacific’s Master of Social Work program and the School of Learning & Teaching took part in the Out of the Darkness Walk in Eugene, OR alongside more than 750 participants community members, to show their support for suicide awareness and prevention.
LCC and Pacific officials sign partnership agreement
Pacific will move its Eugene Campus teaching and social work programs to facilities at LCC, enhancing pathways and support systems for students.
Social work alumna Daisy Rizo poses in a session setting
Pacific University will extend a portion of its master of social work program to the Forest Grove Campus starting in Fall 2020.
Students looking at posters
The Master of Social Work Program has two types of funding opportunities available to MSW students for the 2019-2020 academic year. The deadline for applications is Oct. 4.
Autumn Davis, Breanne Davis, Carmel Nichol
Autumn Davis MBA ’19, Breanne Davis ’16, OT ’19, and Carmel Nichol ’16, MSW ’17 completed a family triple play this summer when Breanne was awarded her doctorate in occupational therapy. She was the third triplet in the family to earn a graduate degree from Pacific.
Daisy Rizo pictured smiling in the University
Daisy Rizo '17, MSW '18 is able to combine her passion for social work with her desire to assist other Latinos.
MSW students and staff attending the walk
Students and staff from the Pacific University Master of Social Work program attended the Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention in Eugene, OR on September 30. The walk is organized by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention whose goal is to reduce the annual suicide rate.
fruit market in a street in Guatemala
Students from the Master of Social Work program participated in a two-week winter immersion program in Guatemala with professor Michele Eggers. Students received five hours of Spanish language instruction every day and resided with Guatemalan host families.
During the month of March we have been honoring important Pacific women like Claire Argow, one of the first three women to attain a law degree from Yale Law School in 1930. 

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