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Women's History Month provides an opportunity for us to reflect on the time, physical labor, and emotional labor women have historically contributed to advance opportunities for people of all genders.
Students on quad
Pacific University students, staff and faculty are invited to participate in the 2022 Diversity and Equity Campus Climate Survey.
Narce Rodriguez
This month reminds me to take stock of where systemic racism continues to persist and to recognize that, here at Pacific University, we have an opportunity not only to educate, but also to learn from the experiences of one another.
Martin Luther King Jr Delivering 'I Have A Dream Speech' - National Archives public domain image
Here at Pacific we want our values of social justice to be apparent in the daily experiences of students, faculty and staff. We want that very basic human right of feeling like we belong. Ultimately, each of us is responsible for sustaining an environment that is welcoming and can uphold Dr. King's dream.
Annie Ho poses in front of Marsh Hall on the Pacific University Forest Grove Campus
Anne Ho '22 is the first recipient of the Newcomer Endowed Scholarship, which provides financial support to immigrants and refugees in the U.S. seeking to achieve a college degree.
Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month 2021
Celebrating Pride Month
We are keenly aware that members of LGBTQIA communities continue to face many barriers and injustices in our society. During this month, we acknowledge the turbulent history of the LGBTQIA+ civil rights movement, while also celebrating the courage, strength and resilience of those communities in the midst of adversity and in the pursuit of equality. Throughout Pride Month, and all year, Pacific University stands in support of LGBTQIA+ communities and is committed to continuing to foster a more inclusive culture of equity on our campuses and in our world.
We remember ... Black Lives Matter
Pacific University reaffirms its commitment to anti-racism work.
Melissa Lowery in a scene from Black Girl in Suburbia
Melissa Lowery has taken some of the lessons of her film, Black Girl in Suburbia, and applied them to her own life.
Candles
Show support with a dinner event Nov. 20 and find campus and community resources for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies.

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