University News

Public Invited to Health Fair on Saturday, April 2

A number of complimentary health screenings and much more, courtesy of the colleges of Health Professions and Optometry, will be available at the Tuality Health Education Center in Hillsboro.

Bruno Gegenhuber '16 Selected for Fulbright US Student Award to Germany

The senior majoring in biology will work with a University of Erlangen team that is researching the addictive mechanisms of alcoholism.

Nominate a Community Member for a University Award

Help honor Pacific University's closest friends, advocates and community members with a nomination for a university award. Submit nominations by March 31.

Athletics Trainer Eric Pitkanen Named KATU Newsmaker of the Year

Pitkanen's aid of others during last December's vehicle crash on the Las Vegas Strip recognized.

Center for Gender Equity Recognizes 11 Local Students

The CGE and AAUW honored local high school girls who excel in STEM areas of study at an annual award ceremony March 15.

Staff Senate Nominations Are Open

Nominations for Staff Senate will be accepted until April 1.

Employees: Consider an MBA with Pacific

The College of Business will host an information session for employees to explore the MBA and MSF programs. Learn how employees can use their graduate tuition benefits to earn a degree and enhance their careers.

Faculty Members Receive Tenure, Promotions, Sabbatical Leaves

Ten faculty members were granted tenure and 15 others were promoted in March 2016. Meanwhile, 20 faculty members will prepare for sabbatical leaves in the coming academic year.

Polynesian Voyaging Society Visits Forest Grove Campus

Learn how a group is replicating the star-navigating oceanic journeys that early Polynesian people took to reach the islands of Hawai‘i.

Spring Break Pre-Party March 14

Students are invited to attend a Spring Break Pre-Party, where they will learn how to have a safe and fun Spring Break. Participants will be entered in a raffle for prizes.