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To accommodate needed deadlines for the upcoming fiscal year end on June 30, the following adjustments will be made to student payroll payments and time card approval deadlines.
Mike Steele
Professor Emeritus Mike Steele will be formally inducted into the United States Handball Association Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Portland on Friday, June 17.
For the Class of 2024, gone are the days of block exams and pass/fail grading. The fall 2021 semester launched the start of the new curriculum at Pacific University School of Pharmacy. With the new curriculum students are enrolled in 6-7 individual classes that are coordinated among faculty to integrate concepts. 
School of Pharmacy students at APhA annual meeting
In March 2022, Pacific University School of Pharmacy had great student representation at this year’s American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Antonio, Texas. It was the first in-person professional pharmacy conference many students had been able to attend since starting pharmacy school.
For Pacific University School of Pharmacy preceptors and those who might consider themselves a potential preceptor, this academic year our Experiential Office went through a complete technology update. We are no longer using E*Value and have switched over to CORE-Experiential Learning Management System.
As an Alumni or friend of Pacific University School of Pharmacy are you looking for a way to be involved with our program? One of the positive outcomes from the Pandemic was virtual offerings for volunteer events.  This means you can still get involved even if you are not located in Hillsboro or the surrounding area!  
Rebeca Garfias-Mejia and Zoraida Espinoza at the Portland Art Museum
Spanish and Latinx Studies students created videos to accompany the museum's recent exhibition on Mexican Modernism.
Professor Zijdemans Boudreau, director of the School of Education & Learning in Pacific University's College of Education, paid tribute to senior students in Education & Learning at the 2022 Undergraduate Awards Ceremony.
Alex Hays receives her Pacific University diploma on stage with Narce Rodriguez
"While she is most certainly an intelligent, creative, resourceful, and generally remarkable student and scholar, she has truly distinguished herself through her service and collaboration with others in our university community," said Dave Cordes, Hays' academic advisor.
Ollie Kurk
"Ollie Kurk is an exceptional thinker and writer who distinguished herself early on at Pacific University," nominators wrote.