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Meet your BEST team, Pacific employees and students, who are committed to supporting sustainability on campus. Learn more about how Best earned a stellar performance rating from the Energy Trust of Oregon.
As we start to move into the holidays and winter break, the Boxer Energy and Sustainability team would  like to remind you of a few things you can do to save energy both at home and at Pacific.  
The 2023 Corn Roast & Harvest Festival and 33rd annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023.
June is National Safety Month. Learn more about how Pacific University is working to improve safety across all campuses through improved communication, accessible online resources, safety drills, and ongoing improvement planning. 
Slips, trips and falls are the cause of the majority of workplace and classroom accidents. These accidents can easily be prevented by taking a few safety precautions. 
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Another year, another successful grant application for Pacific University technology upgrades by Ted Krupicka, the university's associate chief information officer.
Cindy Schuppert '83 and Pres. Lesley Hallick
Cindy Schuppert ’83 has received the Pacific University Outstanding Leadership Award.
Weather Alert
Pacific University campuses remain open Monday, June 28, but employees and students should take precautions due to excessive heat
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Pacific is working with the city of Forest Grove to conserve water. Beginning Monday, June 20, the university is shutting down the irrigation system on the Forest Grove Campus and will not be watering the lawn or plants for approximately one week. Water will still be available to students on campus in summer housing.
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Due to the pandemic and social distancing requirements, Facilities Management and Campus Public Safety will not conduct annual lockdown drills at its campuses this spring. However, Pacific University encourages students, faculty and staff to be prepared in the event of an emergency situation that leads to a lockdown — anywhere, anytime.