News, Media and Stories

Pacific University conducts annual evacuation and lockdown drills. Understanding what to do in these two very different scenarios is important to personal safety and the safety of those around you.
Young girl colors with crayons.
Every year in early April, child care providers across the country join together to celebrate the Week of the Young Child, which takes place this year from April 6-12. Celebrate this year by visiting the Forest Grove City Library to view our local collection of artwork, "Celebrating the Artwork of our Youngest Learners: Forest Grove Area Preschools’ Community Art Show."
The State of Oregon recently passed HB 3456 (and subsequent HB 4164) mandating annual sexual misconduct prevention training for all students, faculty and staff of colleges and universities. Pacific University has partnered with Vector Solutions to provide sexual misconduct prevention training for our students. In the coming weeks, you will get an email from Vector Solutions with information and links to the online training.
Two smiling Pacific students proudly hold up their Pacific University degrees.
On Boxer Giving Day, the Pacific community celebrated the return of the long-lost Boxer statue and raised more than $300,000 for student and program success, marking 36 hours of generous giving and a shared Boxer Spirit.
Join colleagues for coffee and donuts on Tuesday, April 23 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on the Hillsboro and Forest Grove campuses. Bring your own mug and feel good about helping the planet. This event is sponsored by the Staff Senate Idea Committee. 
Image of over-the-ear headphones used for hearing assessments
Do you or a loved one think you have hearing loss? Want to know a bit more? The School of Audiology Doctoral Students need volunteers with hearing loss to assist in a clinical skills exam this summer.
The state of Oregon has passed a new bill (HB 3456) requiring all employees of institutions of higher education to complete an annual sexual misconduct prevention training.
Rusty Sandusky Celebrating A Goal
In part three of this look back at the first Pacific team to reach the NCAA Division III postseason, the Boxers learn their playoff fate and take advantage of the surprise of hosting the NCAA West Regional at Tom Reynolds Field.
The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee has recommended finalists to President Coyle for on-campus visits. Meet with the final two candidates on April 3 and 4. 
Distinguished University Professor Of English Mark Bailey
The publishers of the Portland Tribune and the Forest Grove News-Times honor the distinguished university professor of education for his lifelong service to students and teachers at Pacific and in the larger community.