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.
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Pacific will waive application fees for Concordia students. Undergraduates in good standing at Concordia, as well as accepted incoming undergrads, will be accepted for admission and will qualify for merit scholarships from $12,000 to $24,000 per year.
For the second consecutive year, Washington Monthly magazine has placed Pacific on its honor roll of colleges working most effectively to cultivate engaged citizens.
For the second year in a row, Pacific University is the top private research university in the Pacific Northwest, according to figures collected and reported by the National Science Foundation.
New trustees include Pacific alumnus and retired teacher and therapist Kelli Gehrs ’81, MAED ‘82, alumnus and attorney Hong Huynh ’95, Mike Henningsen Jr., retired president of Henningsen Cold Storage, and business president and Pacific parent Chuck Quinn.
Financial support for internships launch student careers. For Deanté Grinner ’20, first recipient of Pacific University’s Arts & Sciences Endowed Internship Fund Scholarship, the $500 scholarship helped cover his expenses while working as an unpaid intern during the summer of 2019 at a Cornelius-based cinematic grip and lighting firm.
For many around the globe, this time of year is sacred. This is true for the many people of faith at Pacific University, a community that finds strength in the religious and cultural diversity represented by our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Show support with a dinner event Nov. 20 and find campus and community resources for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies.
The university's Veterans Resource Center, and new scholarships for Pacific student-veterans, were made possible by a World War II veterans who believes strongly in the importance of education.
Pacific will move its Eugene Campus teaching and social work programs to facilities at LCC, enhancing pathways and support systems for students.