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Teacher with young students
Arbor School, in collaboration with Pacific’s School of Learning & Teaching, is seeking diverse candidates for a two-year teacher residency program.
Three students and two faculty members of the Pacific University School of Pharmacy were honored as winners of a national award given by the National Consumers League in partnership with four national pharmacy organizations.
Three students and two faculty members of the Pacific University School of Pharmacy were honored as winners of a national award given by the National Consumers League.
Dr. Fawzy Elbarbry
Dr. Fawzy Elbarbry, an associate professor in the university’s School of Pharmacy, will serve as faculty trustee. Chika Matsumoto ’21, an undergraduate exercise science major, will serve as an undergraduate student trustee.
Drawng of a man on a tightrope
Families of college-age students know very well that a college degree is a big-ticket expense, but they regard it as an important investment in a young person’s future. Pacific University is well aware of this tension and works hard to keep college as affordable as possible.
Handball Team playing in a match.
Here’s something that’s not well known, even among many in the Pacific University community: The Boxers are a force in the world of college handball. The club team, which consists of many athletes who had never played the sport before college, again won the national combined title in 2019, beating teams from such schools as the University of Texas and the University of Illinois.
Tree from beneath branches
Pacific University has acquired a touch of silver, earning a silver ranking for sustainability from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education as part of its STARS program.
Grad Students Illustration
When we talk about the cost of college, we often think of the four-year undergraduate student. But students seeking advanced degrees like master’s and doctorate degrees — like about half of all Pacific students — also are a huge part of the student debt conversation.
Donor-supported funds augment the revenue from tuition, allowing the university to provide more discounts and scholarships for students.
Aurea and Leslie Lomeli
Aurea and Leslie Lomeli each earned a bachelor of education in teaching and English language learning May 18 at Pacific's Commencement after studying side by side at the Woodburn Campus.
Laura Stallings
Dr. Laura Stallings was appointed director of the Student Counseling Center (SCC), said Dr. Mark Ankeny, vice president of enrollment management and student affairs. She has been interim director since early this year.

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