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Center for Civic Engagement
Pacific University's McCall Center for Civic Engagement, in conjunction with Oregon Humanities, has drawn attention for guiding public discussions on topics of common interest, such as last month's forum on "What does it mean to be an American?"
Students and staff from Pacific’s Master of Social Work program and the School of Learning & Teaching took part in the Out of the Darkness Walk in Eugene, OR alongside more than 750 participants community members, to show their support for suicide awareness and prevention.
Winter and Spring 2020 advising and registration is underway. Don’t recall your registration date? Students can look up their registration date at Boxer Online. 
Lupe Flores
For Guadalupe “Lupe” Flores ’21, Pacific University is a sort of cultural and academic bridge between her family’s rural past and her promising future.
Jana Peterson-Besse & student Jessica Knoll
A new study raises awareness about the need for better prenatal healthcare and supports for women with disabilities. This research, from a Pacific University faculty member and an undergraduate student, looked at social media as a source of social support for pregnant women with disabilities.
Gamma check
Members of the Gamma Sigma fraternity convened at the alumni office during Homecoming 2019 to leave a legacy in the form of a mattress-sized check for $25,000.
Sway
Artist and former wildland firefighter Kate Lund explores our orientation to the natural environment with a series of drawings that will be on display at the Kathrin Cawein Gallery at Pacific University from Nov. 4 through Nov. 22. An opening reception at the gallery, which is located in Scott Hall, 2043 College Way in Forest Grove, is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 4, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Sign up now and help save the planet at two beach cleanups happening Sunday, Nov. 3. Limited transportation is available. If you're driving, please try to arrange a carpool as parking is also limited.  
All first year and new transfer students are invited to apply for the Global Scholars First Year Travel stipend. The stipend offers students a discount of up to $1500 to participate in spring 2020 travel courses to Namibia, Costa Rica, Spain, or Romania. Students with second language proficiency and diverse cultural or linguistic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply by Nov. 1. 
LCC and Pacific officials sign partnership agreement
Pacific will move its Eugene Campus teaching and social work programs to facilities at LCC, enhancing pathways and support systems for students.

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