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Thank you to all who voted in the recent Staff Senate elections. We are pleased to announce the following nine staff members who have been elected for a two-year term beginning July 1.   
On Wednesday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the UC Commons (Forest Grove Campus), we will have three local coffee roasters tabling so you can taste their coffee. You will be able to vote on your favorite to help us determine which one will be proudly brewed in our new coffee shop and across our campuses!
Learn about updates to the staff handbook.
Did you know employees can bestow a family member's diploma on stage during May’s Commencement ceremony? Simply contact Rebeka Andrade in the President’s Office and attend a rehearsal.
Discover your path to success at the MBA Open House on May 2. Gain insights from students pursuing dual degrees and those transitioning directly to the MBA program. 
The inaugural Indigenous Student Alliance Reconciliation Powwow takes place Saturday, May 4, at the Stoller Center, celebrating the Indigenous cultures of the region.
Noah Yamashiro '24 Singing
The inclusion of a five-song set of Hawaiian music in Noah Yamashiro's '24 senior recital was a homage to a culture that has had a large influence on his musical journey.
Pacific’s 2024 May Commencement is almost here! Join your colleagues on Saturday, May 18, and help with student support, guest seating, program distribution, shuttle driving, and more. Complete the registration form and select the time that works best for you, the 9 a.m. undergraduate student ceremony and/or the 1:30 p.m. graduate & professional student ceremony.
Pacific University recently conducted lockdown drills on the Hillsboro and Forest Grove campuses. Please provide your feedback and recommendations for future drills by participating in the lockdown drill surveys.
Image of Boxer with sunglasses and a surfboard, alongside seashells and palm leaves. Text reads: Join Boxer and the Pacific University Libraries for our 2024 Summer Reading Bingo. Summer fun! Exclusive pins! Literary prizes!
Summer break is just around the corner, and so is Summer Reading! Read your way towards exclusive buttons and a chance to win literary prizes. Students, staff and faculty are all encouraged to participate!