News, Media and Stories | Covid-19

Fernando Lira '21 on a beach
When Fernando Lira ’21 started working to support the Pacific University Student Emergency Fund, he didn’t imagine he would actually use it.
Tran Library
Starting Monday, July 6, Pacific University students, faculty, and staff can place requests for print books and media from Pacific’s collections for pickup at the Tran or Hillsboro Campus libraries.
Fall on Forest Grove Campus
On Friday, June 12, Oregon announced its guidance for colleges and universities to begin resuming on-campus operations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn what this means for Pacific as we prepare for Fall 2020.
drawing of cassette
Professor William Todd Schultz teaches psychology at Pacific University and has an interest in what makes creative people tick. He has created a playlist which emanates emotional honesty and a level of mild melancholy with moments of hope that some have perhaps been feeling throughout this pandemic.
drawing of a cassette
Aaron Greer teaches anthropology at Pacific University and has given a couple of PUB Night lectures with the Alumni Association. He teaches a course in Pop culture at Pacific and is known to have quite the passion for music, often referencing his vast collection in class. Check out his playlist to pass the time while you shelter-in-place.
Eligible Pacific students will receive a $400 payment. Payments will be distributed on a rolling basis starting May 29.
From President Hallick
In the two months since the COVID-19 pandemic transformed our daily ways of life, Pacific University has made significant adaptations in the ways we teach, learn, work and live. I know that, for many of you, questions about the future of your education loom large. I assure you, Pacific will be here for you, delivering the quality education you have come to expect and helping you move forward in your path to the future.
Pacific's most recent pharmacy alumni express the importance of their healthcare degrees as they graduate in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Second year physical therapy student, Melissa Williams '21, organized a fundraiser for local heroes, nurses that work in the Intensive Care Unit at Providence Portland Medical Center.  
Sign, rattle and ring
Fernando Andres Careaga '17 took his passion for public health to a key role on the front lines of the fight to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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