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Fall on Forest Grove Campus
On Friday, June 12, Oregon announced its guidance for colleges and universities to begin resuming on-campus operations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn what this means for Pacific as we prepare for Fall 2020.
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Professor William Todd Schultz teaches psychology at Pacific University and has an interest in what makes creative people tick. He has created a playlist which emanates emotional honesty and a level of mild melancholy with moments of hope that some have perhaps been feeling throughout this pandemic.
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Aaron Greer teaches anthropology at Pacific University and has given a couple of PUB Night lectures with the Alumni Association. He teaches a course in Pop culture at Pacific and is known to have quite the passion for music, often referencing his vast collection in class. Check out his playlist to pass the time while you shelter-in-place.
Marsh Hall
Congratulations to the 13 faculty members approved for tenure by the Board of Trustees. Another 21 faculty members were promoted, while 16 other faculty members were granted sabbatical leaves for the 2020-2021 academic year. Learn more about their work at Pacific. 
Pacific alumni Clark '65, '70 and Rae Peters '65
Pacific alumni Clark '65, MSEd '70 and Rae Peters '65 fund scholarship for speech-language pathology through pledge.
Pacific’s Professional Senate has joined the calls for action in response to the Black Lives Matter movement with a petition asking for a course dedicated to the healthcare needs of marginalized people with a focus on the healthcare providers’ role on dismantling the oppressive system.
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In episode 4 of Rising from the Margins, "Listen To Your Gut," staff psychologist and EDI Outreach Director Dr. Shirley Ley invites you to join her in conversation on the importance of listening to your gut when countering and resisting oppression and hate.
As the 2020-2021 Undergraduate Student Senate Executive Board, it is a priority of ours to support the physical and mental health along with the well being of the student body. We stand for the justice of Black individuals and that doesn’t stop at the nature of performative activism. We are here for you now and always. All Black lives matter all the time. We demand change.
Scott Pike '68, OD '70 has been awarded the Pacific University Alumni Association 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award.
Matthew Meyer family
Matthew Meyer '75, who was named the 2020 recipient of the Alumni Association's David and Sandy Lowe Outstanding Service Award, is a volunteer by nature.

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