News & Events Archives

2013 News Archives

PUC History Major Wins International Essay Contest

Senior history major Erika Weidemann grew up listening to her grandmother’s stories of her childhood as a German refugee in Europe. During her junior year at PUC, Weidemann, a dedicated scholarship-hunter, ran across an essay contest sponsored by the Germans from Russia Heritage Society.
Published: Oct 15, 2013 10:43am

Department of Business Receives IACBE Re-Accreditation

Pacific Union College business and economics students returned in September to find their department newly recognized as a dedicated provider of scholastic excellence.
Published: Oct 09, 2013 10:53am

PUC Installs New Lead Pastor During ONE Church Service

The first Sabbath of the PUC school year was highlighted by two significant events: the first meeting of ONE Church and the installation of new lead pastor, Mark Witas.
Published: Oct 03, 2013 05:47pm

Pioneers Women’s Volleyball Starts Season Strong

Eight weeks into their 2013 season, PUC’s Pioneers Women’s Volleyball team has more than doubled their win total from the previous best season record; a significant factor in this winning streak has been the play of senior Lauren Secchitano.
Published: Oct 03, 2013 04:54pm

PUC Sends Thirty Student Missionaries Abroad

Thirty Pacific Union College students will be dedicating their time and talents to God by serving as student missionaries during the 2013-2014 school year. From medical clinics in the Amazon to classrooms in South Korea, these students are answering the call to serve God by serving others.
Published: Oct 02, 2013 10:14am

Para-athlete Erica Davis, PUC Alum, Speaks for Opening Convocation

The Pacific Union College church was full to capacity for the college’s Convocation ceremony as PUC alumna and para-athlete Erica Davis encouraged the student body to set high goals for themselves and have determination and faith.
Published: Sep 26, 2013 03:31pm

Academies Attend Twenty-third Publication Workshop

Over 175 students and sponsors from twenty-one academies came to campus September 3-5, 2013, for PUC’s twenty-third Publication Workshop. The annual event is an opportunity for the staff of academy yearbooks, newspapers, and other publications to gain the knowledge and inspiration to plan and execute their best publications.
Published: Sep 13, 2013 12:09pm

PUC Alumni and Advancement Sets New Vision

Pacific Union College’s department of advancement and alumni relations has welcomed new staff and set forth a new vision for connecting with PUC alumni and friends.
Published: Sep 11, 2013 12:44pm

Student Evangelism Team Leaves for Fiji

On August 21, Service, Justice, and Missions Coordinator Fabio Maia and ten Pacific Union College students left for an eighteen-day evangelism mission in Fiji with ShareHim and Quiet Hour Ministries.
Published: Aug 21, 2013 03:50pm

PUC Church Welcomes Mark and Wendy Witas to Ministry Team

This summer, the Pacific Union College Church welcomed its new lead pastor, Mark Witas, and pastor for family ministries, Wendy Witas, to the ministry team. Mark Witas will be officially installed as the new lead pastor Sept. 28, 2013. He delivered his first sermon at the PUC Church on June 22, 2013.
Published: Aug 16, 2013 12:17pm