“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Returning to America bearing postcard-like
pictures of the white sand beaches and stories of snorkeling in pristine teal waters
may cause some to wonder if students were returning from an exotic vacation rather
than a mission trip.
Published: Oct 15, 2014 04:35pm
The student missionary (SM) experience is unique. The
distinct challenges of geography, vocation, and personality can leave those who
return from the mission field feeling isolated. A recent weekend retreat helped
PUC SMs build support and understanding by sharing experiences and time
Published: Oct 09, 2014 03:38pm
On October 26, runners of all ages and abilities
will enjoy the fun and challenge of Angwin to Angwish, Pacific Union College’s
annual trail run in the heart of the Napa Valley.
Published: Oct 07, 2014 11:30am