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Multicultural center
Nestled in the heart of Scott Hall you’ll find the Student Multicultural Center on the main floor. The SMC is a cozy space that feels like a family room with a couch, tables and chairs, a refrigerator, a sink and microwave. Students describe the center as a home away from home that is open to all students, faculty, staff, and parents.
College of Arts and Sciences students are encouraged to register by October 25 to take part in the 2019 Pacific University Undergraduate Research Conference. Students can submit their research presentations through poster, panel, and multi-media presentations.
Jess beck
Her Thursdays, for example, begin when she wakes up at 5 a.m. Then she drives for an hour to a horse barn in West Linn, where she feeds and cares for three horses. Then she rides, usually three or four horses for a minimum of 30 minutes each, then makes the return drive to Forest Grove. She arrives on campus about 12:30 p.m. and her first class is at 1 p.m.
Social work alumna Daisy Rizo poses in a session setting
Pacific University will extend a portion of its master of social work program to the Forest Grove Campus starting in Fall 2020.
Golden Guard
Homecoming Weekend is upon us, and this year's celebration will feature multiple class reunions, opportunities to meet deans and hear from the president, and football, volleyball and soccer games. More than 20 events are scheduled.
Student accepts award at 2018 NUCH.
Eight English Literature and and Creative Writing majors have been selected to present original research at the 2019 Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities. 
Join us for Teatro Milagro’s Touring Production of, “Judge Torres," featuring Pacific University student Élle Muñoz Robles. The play is followed by a talk-back discussion with the cast and director, which Pacific University Assistant Professor of English, Elizabeth Tavares facilitates.
Horizontal Logo for the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Pacific University recently received a grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust for the Boxer Makerspace.
Alumna Leigh Camacho's forthcoming debut collection from Black Lawrence Press, Moon Trees and Other Orphans, has won the St. Lawrence Book Award and will debut on Oct. 31, 2019. 
Mike Steele
An award from the Knute Rockne Society; a book coming out this winter; and induction into the U.S. Handball Hall of Fame: It's another month in the life of Professor Emeritus Mike Steele.

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