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$12 mil grant to help fund Cornelius Wellness Center

Stephanie Haugen

December 2, 2010

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Pacific University will continue its partnership with the Cornelius Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center as the center prepares for the construction of a new wellness center, scheduled to break ground in August 2011. The...

Cheating at Pacific not tolerated: Boxers remain honest despite academic misconduct accross the nation

Kathleen Rohde

December 2, 2010

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At the University of Central Florida, an estimated 200 senior students out of a business class of about 600 cheated on their midterm exam this November. Those students are thought to have received an advance copy of the exam....

Amigos trips offer vision care for the underserved

Tabitha Rodgers

November 18, 2010

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Each year, students and faculty from the optometry program participate in Amigos trips to underserved towns and villages in various countries to provide much needed eye care. Recently, Amigos volunteers traveled for a week to...

Sustainability committees works to track Pacific’s green status

Hailey Hawkins

November 18, 2010

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Sustainability is one of the five values included in Pacific’s Vision 2020, a set of priorities for the university determined by President Lesley Hallick and the Board of Trustees. However, translating a broad vision like sustainability...

Career Center helps with grad school applications

Stephanie Haugen

November 18, 2010

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Graduate school application deadlines are becoming stress inducers for seniors but the Career Development Center offers a variety of services to help students with the process. According to  the Associate Director of the Career...

Diabetes clinic streamlines treatment

Tabitha Rodgers

November 18, 2010

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Most people already know that diabetes forces people to adjust their eating habits. But how many know that on top of the high blood pressure and possible symptoms of increased hunger and thirst, diabetes can also lead to blindness? According...

Civic engagement volunteer making change

Alexa Block

November 3, 2010

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The Civic Engagement Center is making big strides to advance community involvement of the Pacific community and that is from the help of Kaely Summers, the Civic Engagement Coordinator. Summers is a Pacific graduate who came...

Graphic design major a possibility for Spring 2012

Alexa Block

November 3, 2010

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For students interested in graphic design, Pacific is working on establishing a graphic design major. There is still work to be done but, progress is being made to build a graphic design program for media art students. According...

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