The Pacific Index

New advising center will evolve with student needs

Kathleen Rohde

April 14, 2011

The Advising Center is a one-woman operation. Gretchen Potter is working to find and fit the needs of Pacific students when it comes to credit requirements. Potter is available on the first floor of Bates House to help students...

Health Professions Campus upholds community involvement

Stephanie Haugen

April 14, 2011

When training to become a medical professional, it isn’t always about test-taking and memorizing body parts. Pacific’s College of Health Professions not only focuses on providing its students with the skills necessary to...

York University scholars to host social media seminars

Karissa George

March 31, 2011

Pacific’s Media Department will soon welcome York St. John University’s Drs. Sunil Manghani and Abhay Adhikari. On April 5, the two visiting scholars will be teaming up to hold a faculty seminar titled, “From Hyperlocal...

New facilities prove priority for arts, sciences faculty

Ashleigh Simons

March 31, 2011

While students attending classes today will not be attending classes in 10 years, many of the faculty and staff will still be on campus in 2020. When asked what they would like to see change on the Pacific campus by the ye...

Kwame Dawes to read from books of poetry

Kwame Dawes to read from books of poetry

Rebecca Lopez

March 31, 2011

Alumna’s estate gives money to create Optometry scholarship

Karissa George

March 31, 2011

With a gift from the estate of a Pacific alumnus, this year the College of Optometry will be awarding the “Kamelia Massih Prize for a Distinguished Optometrist.” The award goes to a student from the College of Optometr...

New minors added to Arts & Sciences for 2011-12

Hailey Hawkins

March 17, 2011

Pacific University’s College of Arts and Sciences may welcome a few new minors to the curriculum this April including one for the Media Arts Department and one for the Environmental Studies Department. Forensics Director...

Faculty vote to change study abroad eligibility

Hailey Hawkins

March 17, 2011

The world just opened up to Pacific’s sophomores. A proposal that went before the Arts and Sciences faculty was approved in the beginning of March  officially allowing sophomores to participate in semester study abroad. In...

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