News, Media and Stories | First Generation

Join us for the first of a five-part series on Latinx History. The online presentation will be led by Israel Pastrana, a Chicanx historian and educator, who will be discussing the historical origins of Latinx migration to Oregon and the Pacific Northwest on ZOOM at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 30.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to share a personal written or video message with Narce as she embarks on her retirement in December. 
What exactly is Federal Work-Study and how can students earn money? Students with FWS or interested in learning more about Work-Study are invited to attend an exclusive event and potentially walk away with a job!
The Student Counseling Center is excited to announce group and workshop offerings to support students in their journey at Pacific. Check out available groups as well as new offerings and services provided by the SCC this fall.
Graphic for IME Scholarship
IME Becas/Scholarships are available to Mexican born and DACA students. Apply by Sept. 16, 2022.
Students on quad
Pacific University students, staff and faculty are invited to participate in the 2022 Diversity and Equity Campus Climate Survey.
Anil Oomen
Anil Oommen MAT ’01 is passionate about equity, learning, teaching, and Pacific University. Oommen, the director of the School of Learning and Teaching at the Eugene Campus, was drawn to Pacific both as a student and faculty member because the university’s values mirrored his own.
Ruth Zúñiga
On Facebook, Spanish-language viewers anywhere in the world can join sessions of Charlas Comunitarias to learn about emotional health and resources. The program is led partly by  Ruth Zúñiga, an associate professor in School of Graduate Psychology at Pacific University and director of the university’s Sabiduría Latina/o psychology emphasis.
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. 
Ruth Gomez '19 in front of the Boxer Food Share
When Ruth Gomez '19 told her mother she wanted to go to college, she became her family's "Esperanza" or Hope. With the help of their sacrifices, and critical scholarships, she's on track to be the first in her family to graduate from college

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