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2017 News Archives

PacificQuest Inspires Middle School Students to Pursue Higher Education

Pacific Union College held its annual PacificQuest program July 9-14, welcoming 16 high-achieving middle school students to campus. The program is designed to provide gifted students with the opportunity to explore college-level courses and encourage them to pursue a college education. 
Published: Jul 24, 2017 12:25pm

PUC Announces New Degree Programs in Biotechnology, Global Development Studies, and Religion

Pacific Union College is excited to announce several new degree programs offered this coming school year: a bachelor’s in biotechnology; a bachelor’s in religion with an emphasis in mission; and lastly, a bachelor’s in global development studies. 
Published: Jul 07, 2017 11:32am

PUC at Soquel and Redwood Camp Meetings This Summer

This summer, representatives from Pacific Union College will travel to Soquel Camp Meeting and Redwood Camp Meeting to fellowship and worship together with college alumni and friends.
Published: Jun 30, 2017 11:24am

PUC Commencement Celebrates 392 Graduates

To the sound of enthusiastic cheers of thousands in attendance, for the 115th time on its campus, Pacific Union College celebrated its annual commencement exercises on Sunday, June 18, with 392 students graduating. 
Published: Jun 21, 2017 10:37am

Pacific Union College Introduces the 2017 Maxwell Scholars

Pacific Union College proudly announces the 2017 recipients of the Maxwell Scholarship, the college’s most prestigious scholarship. Incoming freshmen Bethany Erb, Victoria Gabardi, Alex Nelson, Emma Tyner, and Justin Youn were selected as the newest Maxwell Scholars, joining a group of 35 students awarded since the establishment of the scholarship in 2010.
Published: May 31, 2017 09:41am

Paralympian Scout Bassett Encourages PUC Students to Let God Lead

Pacific Union College welcomed Paralympian Scout Bassett to speak for the Colloquy Speaker Series on Thursday, May 25. Bassett shared her incredible and inspirational story, from an abandoned infant in Nanjing, China, to competing in last summer’s 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Published: May 31, 2017 09:19am

Pacific Union College Announces Robert Cushman as 23rd President

On May 11, 2017, the Pacific Union College Board of Trustees announced Dr. Robert A. Cushman Jr. has been selected as the new president of Pacific Union College. Cushman currently serves as the vice president for academic administration for Walla Walla University in Walla Walla, Wash., and has spent the last 26 years in Adventist education serving in various capacities. 
Published: May 11, 2017 04:20pm

Kent Davis Honored as PUC’s 2017 Educator of the Year

Professor of chemistry Dr. Kent Davis was named 2017 Educator of the Year during PUC’s annual colloquy program, Thursday, April 27. Students, faculty, staff, and administration celebrated with Davis as he was recognized with the award for the first time. 
Published: Apr 28, 2017 11:05am

PUC Alumni Reconnect, Share Memories at Homecoming 2017

Pacific Union College alumni were welcomed back to campus for the college’s annual Homecoming Weekend April 21-23. “The College on the Mountain” holds special memories for all PUC alumni, whether it has been five years or 50 since their graduation, making this the perfect opportunity to reminisce with old friends. 
Published: Apr 26, 2017 12:03pm

Third Annual PUC Talks Features Distinguished Faculty & Guests

The festivities of Pacific Union College’s Homecoming Weekend 2017 began with the third annual PUC Talks Friday afternoon, April 21. This recent tradition is a series of mini lectures modeled after the popular TED Talks, in which speakers share exciting new ideas. 
Published: Apr 26, 2017 10:42am