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The Department of English is pleased to announce the winners of the Pacific University 2019 Writing Contests in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, literary analysis, and college writing.
Public Health Update
Some graduate/professional programs will take break to move courses online; others begin immediately. More frequently asked questions.
Claire Argow
Pacific University is pleased to announce the naming of its social work program in honor of noted former faculty member and activist Claire Angevin Argow.
Public Health Update
In response to coronavirus pandemic, Pacific will move courses online, bring home students and faculty abroad, and cancel large events. Campuses remain open and students are welcome to stay.
It's time to select your 2020-21 Undergraduate Student Senate. Meet the students who are running for student government. 
From President Hallick
All of us at Pacific want our community to work, study and learn in a safe and supportive environment. We will continue to update you as we have more information and as circumstances change.
Nominate a student for the Alumni Association's Outstanding Graduate Award. Applications are due Friday, April 3, 2020. Undergraduate students from all colleges are eligible for this award.
Poet Dorianne Lux
Pacific University is pleased to announce that Dorianne Laux will be serving on the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets. This is a distinction shared by just 115 poets since the board was formed in 1946 and includes fellow MFA faculty members Ellen Bass and Kwame Dawes.
Public Health Update
Pacific is updating its travel recommendations to minimize exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
From President Hallick
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.

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