University News

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.

BSU Plans Basketball Tournament, Fundraiser

The Black Student Union will host a basketball tournament fundraiser for charity on March 31. Sign up to participate in various contests, or come cheer on the participants.

From Reporter to Teacher to a Global Royalties Manager at Nike, Every Career Path is Unique

Karl Thienes, Media Communications 1998, shares his unique career path. He shares important skills he has acquired and as a hiring manager, he shares what he looks for in a resume.

From an Internship to a Full-time Job

Victoria Hampton, Journalism & Creative Writing 2015, discusses her experiences as a writer and the importance of doing an internship. Through the Snowden Internship Program, she was set up with an internship at Ruralite Services,  a communications co-op for consumer-owned utilities.