News, Media and Stories | Covid-19

Steve Klein's Pandemic Mix graphic
Are you having a hard time keeping your head on straight during COVID-19? You are definitely not alone. We asked Steve Klein, director of Student Activities and well known for his music collection to put together a list of songs to help keep you company while you stay home and save lives.
Sharks rainbow hunt
Pacific University's Early Learning Community for children has created a robust online school.
Yadira Martinez
In conjunction with partner Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center and an engaged alumnus, the Pacific University dental van has been repurposed to help screen underserved patients for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Respond to the COVID-19 survey and enter a drawing for Amazon gift cards.
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Social distancing can feel isolating, but no matter where you are, the Student Counseling Center remains open and available to any student. The SCC provides online coping tools & mental health resiliancy tips, teletherapy and referrals.
Trombley Square in Fall
Pacific University is committed to offering our rigorous and personally meaningful academic programs for students this fall. As Oregon prepares to gradually reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are implementing Gov. Brown’s plan by exploring every option to ensure that our students experience a Pacific education while staying safe and healthy.
Woman writing in a journal
Spending time doing things you enjoy is fantastic for your well-being.
Professor Amber Buhler
Amber Buhler, a Pacific University pharmacy professor, tells a KOIN podcast audience about the origins of quinine, chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine and why nobody knows yet if they're effective against the novel coronavirus.
Screen shot of Boxer tennis Instagram video
Boxer student-athletes may not be able to practice with their teams, but they're still kicking, throwing and passing. Check out these creative videos featuring Boxer Athletics teams staying connected while staying home.
Student Emergency Fund
Members of the Pacific University Student Senate, the Professional Student Senate and the Residence Hall Associate voted to reallocate $41,500 to the Student Emergency Fund, with the possibility of more contributions to follow.

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