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2018 News Archives

Blazing a New Trail: Biology faculty and biochem student partner on original research

For three months of the year, two small fields in the popular Napa Valley resort town of Calistoga blossom with tiny white flowers known as the Calistoga Popcorn Flower. These two fields are the only known location of this flower in the world, which explains its presence on the list of endangered plants.
Published: Jul 18, 2018 09:26am

Legislative Assembly: History & Political Studies Majors Intern with State Representative

As history and political studies majors at Pacific Union College, brothers and Maxwell Scholar finalists Mark and Michael Cebert were required to complete an internship as their capstone project as part of their degree.
Published: Jun 26, 2018 08:00am

An Interview with Our Commencement Speaker: Jarrod McNaughton, MBA

Jarrod McNaughton received his bachelor’s degree in public relations from Pacific Union College and his Master of Business Administration from the University of La Verne (California).
Published: Jun 15, 2018 10:27am

Pacific Union College Graduation Weekend 2018

Pacific Union College, Napa Valley’s only four-year college, will host its annual commencement exercises Friday, June 15, through Sunday, June 17.
Published: Jun 12, 2018 10:26am

This Place Is Your Home: Student Association officers host final Colloquy of the year

“This was a hard year,” said 2017-18 student association president Megan Weems to a packed Dauphinee Chapel.
Published: Jun 07, 2018 11:12am

Think, Defend, Modify, Repeat: The Difference PUC Honors Makes

The Honors Program at Pacific Union College provides classes which depart from a traditional lecture format, encouraging students to develop their analytical thinking, aesthetic appreciation, and their spiritual lives.
Published: Jun 01, 2018 08:15am

Academic Excellence Acknowledged: Annual Awards Colloquy Honors Faculty and Students

On Thursday, May 17, Tammy McGuire, professor of communication, and Asher Raboy, resident artist teaching in the department of music headed to the platform of the PUC Church, taking the steps two at a time.
Published: May 25, 2018 09:38am

Familiar, Fun, and Fabulous: An Afternoon of Dramatic Music with PUC Ensembles

On Sunday, June 3, join the choirs and orchestra of Pacific Union College for their spring concert, featuring pieces from musicals and operas. Jenelle Anderson conducts Vox Pro Musica and Chorale, while Rachelle Davis conducts the Orchestra.
Published: May 24, 2018 03:57pm

Half-Price Tuition & Housing: PUC Offers Summer Classes

Summer classes last only 2-3 weeks, including full-year sequences for pre-med and pre-dent courses such as Biological Foundations and General Chemistry. Pre-nursing courses such as Human Anatomy and General Microbiology are also available during the summer.
Published: May 22, 2018 09:41am

Life is About Balance: PUC's Pre-Professional Club Provides Meaningful Connections

For years, Pacific Union College has maintained a medical and dental school acceptance rate well above the national average. The five-year average dental school acceptance rate at PUC is 65 percent, and for medical school this goes up to 68 percent. 
Published: May 21, 2018 10:49am
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