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Effective Oct. 1, Dr. Kevin Chui has transitioned from his position as the director of the Pacific University School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. Dr. Rebecca “Becca” Reisch PT, DPT, PhD, will serve as interim program director while a national search is underway.
Dental work
Pacific University faculty members and supporters have advocated for several years for recognition for a new class of dental care provider. This month, the Oregon Legislature signed on.
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. 
Stoller Center
Beginning Monday, May 17, the Stoller Center is switching to summer hours and will be open Monday through Friday. All areas are available for students, staff, and faculty to reserve. Please note: The fitness center will be closed May 13-16.
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Pacific University, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Student Multicultural Center in collaboration with university partners, proudly celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May.
As the spring semester winds down, join Outdoor Pursuits in one of their final excursions of the season! Paddle into an all-women sea kayaking day trip at Scappoose Bay, hang ten on a surfing day trip, or earn your Wilderness First Aid certification. And don't forget to swing by the Outdoor Pursuits office any weekday to rent gear for your own individualized outdoor experience! 
The APTA National Advocacy Dinner is returning to Oregon for its third consecutive year at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021. Register today for this virtual event. 
Dental student
The College of Health Professions (CHP) is committed to increasing equity and diversity within the health professions and is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 CHP Diversity Scholarship. Apply by 11:59 p.m. on May 1, 2021.
Join us for Pacific's Bachelor of Health Science virtual Open House events.
Pacific University students, instructors, and practitioners in healthcare profession programs are invited to take part in Toward a Health Presence — a free eight-week online training designed to support stress reduction and resilience.

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