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2014 News Archives

Poets and Friends: Rose and Rosenberg Read at PUC

Pacific Union College’s department of English hosted a poetry reading on the evening of November 17 featuring adjunct English professor Judith Rose and her friend, Israeli poet and translator Betsy Rosenberg.
Published: Nov 21, 2014 02:35pm

Pioneers Volleyball Season Ends with Playoff Appearance and Conference Honors

The Pacific Union College Pioneers women’s volleyball team ended their season at the National Athletic Intercollegiate Association (NAIA) California Pacific Conference Volleyball Tournament in Riverside, Calif.
Published: Nov 19, 2014 04:46pm

Meet the SA Religious Vice President: Josue Hernandez

Josue Hernandez would have never imagined being the religious vice president of PUC’s Student Association his freshman year of college at UC Davis. After he transferred to PUC his junior year, Hernandez changed his major from mechanical engineering to theology.
Published: Nov 14, 2014 10:21am

Purpose in Pain: Sarah Hill Shares Inspirational Experience of Hope

“In our most stretching times … we find that there is a greater plan,” shared Sarah Hill at the November 6 installment of PUC’s Colloquy Speaker Series. Hill, a youth leader and missionary on the island of Kauai, is best known for her relationship with surfer and shark-attack survivor Bethany Hamilton. 
Published: Nov 11, 2014 04:58pm

Nursing Students Screen Vision and Hearing at Local Adventist Schools

Squirmy Kindergartners and healthy first graders aren’t typical patients for nursing students used to interacting with sick or injured people in hospital settings. However, on a series of schooldays in October, bachelor of nursing students taking a Community Health course visited as series of private elementary schools to screen the hearing and vision of each student.
Published: Nov 05, 2014 03:47pm

College Sees Largest On-Campus Enrollment in 19 Years

Pacific Union College’s full residence halls and busy academic buildings are the result of a remarkable increase in retention. Following the October 12 census date, when the college analyses fall enrollment data, PUC is reporting the highest on-campus enrollment since 1995.
Published: Oct 31, 2014 02:12pm

Adventist Mission Scholarship Sparks Department Growth

Over the last five years, two departments in particular saw incredible growth in their student headcount. Since the fall quarter of 2009, the number of students declaring a major in religion or theology grew by more than a third, while the education department saw a significant increase in the number of students seeking teaching credentials and bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education.
Published: Oct 24, 2014 01:23pm

Adventist Heritage Colloquy Features Education Success

Pacific Union College’s guest for the October 23 installment of the Colloquy Speakers Series was Elissa Kido, Ph.D. Each fall, the special Adventist Heritage Colloquy celebrates PUC’s Adventist identity and history, and Kido’s presentation on how the Adventist educational system produces developed, prepared individuals who are destined for success was especially relevant for the students and faculty gathered in the PUC Church Sanctuary.
Published: Oct 24, 2014 01:19pm

Graduate School Fair Highlights Education Options

On Wednesday, October 15, Pacific Union College hosted the annual graduate school fair in the PUC Dining Commons. Open to students and the community, those in attendance took advantage of the fair’s information and worked on making positive first impressions.
Published: Oct 22, 2014 03:55pm

Religion Department Enjoys Weekend of Fellowship

Every year, PUC’s department of religion is able to enjoy a weekend of rest at the Albion Retreat and Learning Center, PUC's campus on the Mendocino coast, before fall quarter gets busy.
Published: Oct 17, 2014 01:43pm
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