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In keeping with an order from Oregon's governor, Pacific University broadens mask requirement to include outdoor settings.
The university expands its comprehensive undergraduate, graduate and professional programs with a brand new Doctor of Science Program designed for healthcare professionals and three new undergraduate majors: outdoor leadership, sport leadership and management, and sports communication.
We are keenly aware that members of LGBTQIA communities continue to face many barriers and injustices in our society. During this month, we acknowledge the turbulent history of the LGBTQIA+ civil rights movement, while also celebrating the courage, strength and resilience of those communities in the midst of adversity and in the pursuit of equality. Throughout Pride Month, and all year, Pacific University stands in support of LGBTQIA+ communities and is committed to continuing to foster a more inclusive culture of equity on our campuses and in our world.
Pacific University reaffirms its commitment to anti-racism work.
Fully vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear masks outdoors on Pacific’s campuses. Anyone who is not yet fully vaccinated must continue to wear a mask. All indoor protocols remain in place until further guidance is available.
Jennifer Yruegas will become dean of the Pacific University College of Business, effective July 1.
A dance and applied theatre double major, Leiana Petlewski '21 was selected as Pacific’s undergraduate valedictorian for May 2021 Commencement. They also were named the university’s Outstanding Senior in Applied Theatre (along with fellow graduate Julia Peterson ’21), Outstanding Senior in Dance, and Outstanding Senior in the Arts.
The pre-recorded video ceremonies for undergraduate students and graduate/professional students will go live on the university’s YouTube channel at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Pacific University bestowed its annual faculty and staff awards and recognitions May 5 in a virtual ceremony. Honors included recognitions for teaching, service and scholarship, respectively, for outstanding service to the university, and for work to advance diversity and inclusion.