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Professor Jules Boykoff wrote an opinion piece for Think, talking about the upcoming Olympic Games. 
Andy Isokpehi
Andy Isokpehi is an international student from Nigeria studying marketing at the College of Business at Pacific University Oregon. As a transfer student, he will only be spending 2 years with us, but during that time he has been active in professional development activities with the COB’s Placement Services, completed a marketing internship, and he plays for the Boxer’s Men’s basketball team.
SLP Clinic patient
Pacific is looking for participants to take part in a program to help individuals with Parkinson’s improve their speech and swallowing. The two-part program starts with individual speech therapy followed by weekly group therapy.
Brandon Gatke
Following an extensive search, Pacific University welcomes Brandon Gatke as the chief information officer/chief information security officer (CIO/CISO), leading the University Information Services department. He joins Pacific on Dec. 2.
Gaby Villegas grew up in Hermiston, Ore. and recalls upon her first visit to campus, "...as soon as I walked onto Pacific's campus, I knew this was the right place for me." Villegas graduated with her degree in Business Administration from Pacific in May 2016. During her time at Pacific, she began an internship at a Forest Grove start-up which quickly became a career where she has adapted to learn new roles and develop new procedures in departments from human resources to finance as she grows with the company.
College of Learning and Teaching celebration
Mark your calendars for the 2019 SPED & MAT Graduation Celebration! This is a family-friendly event to celebrate all your hard work. Enjoy a scrumptious brunch, bar, music, student speakers and more.
Staff, faculty and students are eligible for reimbursement of personal funds spent on university-related events or functions. Qualified expenses include, mileage, meals and travel.
The fall term will be ending soon and it’s time to sign up for winter break housing if you’re remaining on campus. Residence halls and Vandervelden Court close Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. for the winter holiday break.
autumn leaves
Thanksgiving break is a great time to relax and unwind before finals. If you’re remaining on campus, here is a list of activities and resources that you can still take advantage of over the holiday break.
Candles
Show support with a dinner event Nov. 20 and find campus and community resources for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies.

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