Featured News, Media and Stories

Amy Coplen
Professor Amy Coplen, the director of Pacific University’s School of Dental Hygiene Studies, was named the University of Michigan’s 2022 Dental Hygiene Alumna of the Year Award in recognition of her work to persuade the Oregon Legislature to allow the licensure of dental therapists.
Support for veterans
Pacific University was named one of the West’s most supportive schools for military veterans by MilitarySupportiveColleges.com. It is one of three private institutions in Oregon that was highlighted for its full commitment to the Yellow Ribbon tuition program.
Student gathering
Pacific University was noted for its efforts to promote voting among its students, earning recognition as one of America’s 2022 Most Engaged Campuses by Civic Nation, a nonprofit group.
From President Coyle
Our hearts break with the LGBTQIA+ community and the loved ones of those killed and injured this weekend in Saturday’s shooting in Colorado Springs.
Rosalie Goode '15
Rosalie Goode ’15 became a dental hygienist through Pacific University’s School of Dental Hygiene. Now, thanks to a statewide pilot program at Pacific, she has become the first licensed member of a new cohort of mid-level dental provider in Oregon. 
David Brown Audiology , SIMLab Director
Pacific University Audiology Professor and SIMLab Director David Brown was elected as a Fellow by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Start thinking about study abroad for 2023 and apply today!
THIS IS KALAPUYAN LAND lawn sign
Join Pacific University for THIS IS KALAPUYAN LAND, a panel exhibition, a land acknowledgment and a call to action, presented on the Forest Grove Campus by the Student Multicultural Center, The Tran Library, The Forest Grove Library and the Five Oaks Museum. 
Ponka-We Victors Cozad
Pacific is proud to join in celebrating the history, traditions and contributions of Indigenous people and recognizing their fight to reclaim lands and rights in order to sustain their culture.
Attend a free movie screening of The Game Changers or Cowspiracy, and help Hope Ellis '23 with her capstone project! This capstone aims to educate Pacific University students about sustainability concepts through films. 

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