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Melissa Aranda Stands In Front Of Her Classroom
Now working with teachers throughout Oregon, Pacific University's Residency Teacher Licensure (RTL) Program provides a path for teachers with temporary or emergency credentials to gain full licensure while continuing to work in the classroom.
While MLK Day is an official university holiday, it also is an ideal time to volunteer in your community. Learn more about how to turn this "day off" into a "day on" with acts of service honoring the legacy of Dr. King.   
Gina Lee, associate director of undergraduate admissions, is moving to Korea! Faculty and staff are invited to her farewell open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, in Knight Hall.
Pacific School of Pharmacy Student Hoda Veshagh Writing On A White Board
The statewide program allows students in Pacificʻs schools of Pharmacy, Physician Assistant Studies and Occupational Therapy to better prepare for future practice in Oregonʻs rural and underserved communities.
Did you know that all students must apply to graduate — whether or not they plan to walk in the commencement ceremony? Act now and apply to graduate on BoxerOnline.
The week of Dec. 11 was the last full week of pre-punch construction activities. This work will continue through December alongside backpunch work, as Walsh prepares to hand spaces over in early January for owner work and move in. 
Gina Lee, associate director and events coordinator in Undergraduate Admissions, is leaving Pacific after almost eight years. Join us on Jan. 4 in Knight Hall between 2 and 4 thank Gina and wish her well in her new adventures in Korea.
Pacific Hall remodel Clic
During the week of Dec. 8, ceiling tile was installed throughout the building , and concrete floor polishing is tracking ahead of schedule on Level 2. Downstairs, the art gallery floors were polished, flooring at the CLIC was set, and UIS began reconnecting wireless access points and hanging TV mounts and monitors.
Pacific University Mathematics Professor Nancy Neudauer
Professor Nancy Neudauer will be connecting women in mathematics while researching matroid theory as part of a 2023-2024 Fulbright Global Scholar Award. The project supports her dream of bringing matroids to a wider audience in collaboration with researchers in South Africa and New Zealand.
Computer Screen With Announcement That Changes Are Coming To The FAFSA
Changes are coming to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that will make the process easier and faster. Debbie O'Dea, Pacific's director of financial aid, details the changes and offers resources for students and parents.