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Hispanic and Latinx Heritage month observed annually Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 celebrates the culture and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans as well as the independence of eight Spanish-speaking countries. Students, faculty and staff are invited to take part in celebrating the diversity and achievements of the Latinx community and increasing awareness of how to promote social justice and support for this community locally.
Boxers need only answer 8 simple questions to received personalized support for voting in November’s election. The Pacific Votes pledge is open to all students, faculty, and staff of Pacific University. Once completed, you’ll receive an email confirming that you’re on track and helping you finalize your plan.
Jeremy Hillard Faculty Photo
Dr. Hilliard Completes Fellowship in Education Leadership.
Jeremy Hilliard Faculty Photo
Dr. Hilliard elected chair of the Northwest Intermountain Consortium.
Complete your application for financial aid starting on October 1st! Complete the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year to apply for grants, loans, work-study, and some scholarships at www.fafsa.gov. The FAFSA should be completed in October each year. The school code for Pacific University is 003212.
National Physical Therapy Student Honor Society
In its initial year of granting admission, the ACAPT National Honor Society welcomed two members of the Class of 2019: Dr. Kathryn Rock and Dr. Ashten Allen. Recently, four members of the Class of 2020 were successfully admitted: Dr. Susanna Lluria, Dr. Lindsay Springer, Dr. Ellen Key and Dr. Zoe Nelson.
National Honor Roll for Voting
The Student Voting Honor Roll recognizes American colleges that develop action plans to bolster student voter registration, and it ranks the schools based on their student voter registration rate. Pacific ranked 122 in the country and is the only Oregon university on the 2020 list.
Lauren Chan with snake
In a paper published Wednesday in PLOS ONE, a scientific journal, Pacific University biology professor Lauren Chan describes the ways an animal’s habitat affects its biology.
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We celebrate 75 years of Optometry at Pacific University with a look back through the years.

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