The Association of Latinx and Ally Students, formerly known as the Hispanic Heritage Student Association, has been hard at work this summer creating a series of virtual programming. These events, named ALAS Pre-Orientation Summer Events, will continue until Aug. 22. They are hosted via Zoom from 3 – 4 p.m. PST on Saturdays.
A message to family members and student support systems of Pacific University students now attending college remotely from your home or their home away from home.
We have established the Pacific University Student Emergency Fund to assist graduate and undergraduate students cope with unforeseen financial emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On March 23, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown issued a new executive order (No. 20-12) requiring Oregon residents to stay home as much as possible to slow the spread of COVID-19. We offer students a guide to navigating the “Stay Home, Stave Lives” phase of this pandemic.
It is absolutely our intent to schedule an opportunity to celebrate the Classes of 2020 in person and give you an opportunity to cross the stage, whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, when it is safe to do so. The cancelation of the May ceremony is only an indication that this will not happen in May, and we are not yet able to reschedule.
It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing new adjustments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of this pandemic is touching every aspect of our lives, and the situation is changing rapidly.