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Boxer Giving Day 2023 was a big success
Boxer Giving Day 2023 was a great success with over $136,000 raised to support Pacific University excellence and our students. Thank you to everyone for your generous donations. If you missed Boxer Giving Day, it’s not too late to make a gift and change a student’s life!
Award winning Pacific faculty member Shara McCallum leads a three-day Masterclass in Poetry and Nonfiction for writers of color. Register now for this program in April, which features the theme of "Inheritance." 
Effective April 3, 2023 workers, patients and visitors in healthcare settings will no longer be required to wear masks as per a recent announcement from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Read about what this means for you.
Pacific Hall lobby remodel sketch
Exciting changes are coming to the Forest Grove Campus in 2023. We are in the final phase of a construction project which will create additional classrooms, computer technology labs, and study spaces to support academic programs, while also addressing infrastructure upgrades for the building. Learn more about these necessary updates. 
Landscapers will be on the Forest Grove Campus next week over spring break to spray weed control and pre-emergent. Students and employees are being advised in advance of this project.
Slips, trips and falls are the cause of the majority of workplace and classroom accidents. These accidents can easily be prevented by taking a few safety precautions. 
The outdoor intramural coed soccer league will take place on Sundays in April. All students, staff and faculty are invited to participate and register now on
Independent Trustee Mark Truax ’09 and Undergraduate Faculty Trustee Lorely French began terms in March. Independent Trustees Gary Pacarro ’74, Heidi Nielsen ’96, Chris Tuffli ’84, Amelie Brazelton Aust, Greg Dinges and Jim Baker begin terms in May. 
Photo of Cascade Hall with the sun shining above it
Summer Housing is offered in Cascade Hall and is perfect for students taking classes, working locally, doing research, or simply needing housing.
Boxer Giving Day is March 21-22
Boxer Giving Day is just around the corner and there are many ways to get involved online and in person. Together, we are making an impact on the future of Pacific students by investing in their opportunities today.