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All first year and new transfer students are invited to apply for the Global Scholars First Year Travel stipend. The stipend offers students a discount of up to $1500 to participate in spring 2020 travel courses to Namibia, Costa Rica, Spain, or Romania. Students with second language proficiency and diverse cultural or linguistic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply by Nov. 1. 
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The Office of Equity, Diversion and Inclusion is hosting a series of workshops on the University's Bias/Hate Incident Reporting System. Learn the difference between a bias incident and a hate incident and how to report it.
Multicultural center
Nestled in the heart of Scott Hall you’ll find the Student Multicultural Center on the main floor. The SMC is a cozy space that feels like a family room with a couch, tables and chairs, a refrigerator, a sink and microwave. Students describe the center as a home away from home that is open to all students, faculty, staff, and parents.
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Pacific University community members are invited to attend and learn more about the center, which opened at the start of the current academic year.
What advice and words of wisdom would Dr. King give us in these times? What would he motivate us to do on this holiday — and every day? Surely, he would expect us to use this time to improve the lives of others.
The Student Multicultural Center invites the public to a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Vigil at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 on the Marsh Hall West Lawn at the Forest Grove Campus.
Sé que no soy la única cuando digo que quedé profundamente consternada ante el anuncio de que la Administración del Presidente Trump planea rescindir la política conocida como Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA). 
I know that I am not alone in saying that I was deeply dismayed by the announcement made yesterday morning that the Trump Administration plans to rescind the policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) that has benefited more than 800,000 of our nation’s youth.
Pacific remains committed to its non-discrimination policy, and more, to align practices with its mission to inspire all to think, care, create, and pursue justice in our world.
Como presidente de Pacific University, reconozco que en momentos de tensiones raciales, nuestros estudiantes, profesores y miembros del personal — especialmente aquellos que provienen de minorías — acuden a mí y a otros altos funcionarios de la institución en busca de liderazgo y reiteración del compromiso de la universidad. Mi meta es que tengamos el valor suficiente y que seamos responsables en nuestro camino hacia una perspectiva de equidad e inclusión en nuestros campus universitarios.

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