Please join the Pacific University Doctor of Science Program in celebrating its very first cohort to graduate from the program! We are pleased to announce that 15 graduates received their Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) degrees on January 31. Congratulations to the Class of 2022!
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The Master of Social Work degree prepares students for advanced practice in the social work field, with a focus on values and ethics, theory, and field skills. Launched in 2014, the program is based at Pacific’s Eugene Campus but will expand in Fall 2022 to be available on the Forest Grove Campus as well.
Pacific University has been named one of 2021's Best Online Bachelor's Degrees in Health Science by EduMed.org. Just 8 percent of colleges and universities across the country earn a position in one of EduMed.org's higher education rankings.
Lorne Yudcovitch OD '96, MS '97 was named the recipient of the 2021 Oregon Optometric Physicians Association Advocacy Award.
Researchers Publish List of Deaths of Indigenous People Who Lived at 'Indian Schools' in Forest Grove, Chemawa
Two historians have compiled and published a sortable list of Native people who died while attending two boarding schools for Indigenous Americans in Oregon. The online resource, which covers deaths dating back to 1881, documents approximately 275 students and 30 non-students who were buried at the Chemawa School Cemetery near Salem, and two who are buried in unmarked graves at the Forest View Cemetery in Forest Grove.
Michael Millard, professor emeritus at Pacific University, is the 2021 Oregon State Pharmacy Association (OSPA) Pharmacist of the Year.
“Our thanks and gratitude to President Hallick for her incredible vision, steady fiscal savvy and continual support for student success,” said Board of Trustees Chair Gerald Yoshida ’73. “We are especially grateful that Lesley delayed her planned retirement by over a year in order to successfully see Pacific through the COVID crisis. Her dedication and leadership have well positioned Pacific and our students for the future and the university has never been stronger.”
Pacific University campuses remain open Monday, June 28, but employees and students should take precautions due to excessive heat
Vaccination efforts are a critical step.
Pacific University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs John Miller has announced his plans to retire at the end of this academic year. “The growth in Pacific’s programs during these past 13 years have been nothing short of transformational,” said President Lesley Hallick. “Please join me in thanking John for his tremendous contributions to Pacific University and its students.”