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The Association of Latinx and Ally Students, formerly known as the Hispanic Heritage Student Association, has been hard at work this summer creating a series of virtual programming. These events, named ALAS Pre-Orientation Summer Events, will continue until Aug. 22. They are hosted via Zoom from 3 – 4 p.m. PST on Saturdays.
Karolyn Ismay
When Pacific celebrates its virtual August Commencement, a group of seven students will represent the first class of an interdisciplinary doctorate program aimed at experienced professionals in healthcare and education.
Paige Baugher
Biology Professor Paige Baugher is almost as likely to be found on a mountain as in the classroom. And some people are alive because she and her colleagues at Portland Mountain Rescue were there.
Beginning August 3, 2020 until further notice, the Student Accounts Office hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a lunchtime closure from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.  The physical office will also be closed each Wednesday with staff working remotely.
Pacific University will celebrate its August Commencement with a virtual ceremony beginning at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 8.
Anuhea Wall '15, MSW '17 with her two sisters and two nephews
Anuhea Wall '15, MSW '17 supports families with Native Hawaiian children through her job as a social worker for the Lili‘uokalani Trust.
 When we each become more mindful of our choices, actions and surroundings, we can also create a safer environment for ourselves and those around us.
American Dreamer book cover
Khiem “Tim” Tran '74 will featured in a special Forest Grove City Library live-streamed author event to discuss his new memoir, American Dreamer, published by the Pacific University Press.
Title card for Episode 10
Conversations in community: The Intersection of Race, Class, and Disability with Sue Minder, MS, Director of Accessible Education Services at Willamette University.
Join the COVID-19 Response Team. Students on the team will have an important campus job supporting the university pandemic response effort. You will receive special training, team support, and can earn academic credit. Please sign up now if you’d like to join the COVID-19 Response Team. #BoxersUnite!!

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