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12:1

Student-faculty radio

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average class size

90%+

MFT scores for physics & psychology students in 2017

95%

classes with less than 50 students

A Church for the Mission: Department of Theology Offers New Missional Leadership Class

Like every department on campus, Pacific Union College's department of theology is always seeking ways to improve and increase what it offers for students.

July 25, 2018

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Cameron Mitchell, ’16

Senior graphic designer, Rip Curl

“PUC gave me a lot of opportunities to work one-on-one with my professors. Under their guidance, the skills and techniques I developed and perfected helped me land my dream job at Rip Curl.”

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Erika Dalida, ’18

Loma Linda University Occupational Therapy student

“I’m so glad I chose PUC. I tell everyone to come here because I feel like we’re all family. The health communication major was perfect for me. The professors make you feel like an individual instead of just part of a group. I wouldn’t trade it for anything.”

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Jonathan Garza, ’07

Heart & vascular unit manager, Adventist Health St. Helena

“As a PUC alumnus and as a nurse working at Adventist Health St. Helena, I appreciate the PUC student nurses I work with and train. The level of skill and compassion these young people show is truly impressive.”

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Brian Lee, ’12

Development fellow, NASA

“I went biking and camping every weekend in Angwin. Those experiences in the Back 40 when I was messing around on my mountain bike and building dirt jumps fanned the flames of my passion for nature and the environment. PUC really catapulted my career.”

#FacultyFriday: Meet Tammy McGuire

Dr. Tammy McGuire has been teaching for over 30 years and has made a profound impact on the lives of hundreds during that time. Those who have taken Organization Communication from her think back fondly to analyzing the organizational structure … →

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Albion Field Station

Albion Field Station

PUC’s field station on the Mendocino Coast is the perfect combination of nature and knowledge.

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