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Convocation Features Pioneering Surgeon Leonard Bailey

PUC’s student body, from excited freshmen to seasoned seniors, packed into the PUC Church on September 25 to attend the first gathering of fall quarter’s Colloquy Speaker Series.

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PUC Welcomes New Students

Phaidra Knight’s first class doesn’t start until nine in the morning on Monday, but the new Pacific Union College freshman is already making PUC home. Like the rest of her peers in the PUC Class of 2018, Knight arrived on campus with a car full of boxes on September 17 for new student orientation ready to join the PUC community.

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Meet Your New SA President: Daniel DeCaires

Daniel DeCaires has a passion for Pacific Union College and is ready to lead. DeCaires, a senior from Benicia, Calif., majoring in business administration, will be serving as the president of PUC’s Student Association (SA) during the 2014-2015 school year, which begins September 22.

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Student Blogs | Brandon Singh

Posted on November 18, 2011 at 2:28 pm

How has this quarter gone by so fast? It’s week eight already, and honestly I still think it was yesterday when I came back to PUC. I love seeing old friends again, but I hardly get to see them since I’m always studying for my classes. However, I think this quarter was very eventful.

I started to really get into my science courses. I’m currently taking organic chemistry, physics with calculus, systems physiology, and a survey of British literature. Not only are these classes intense, but each one is definitely time consuming. So many people have asked me, “Brandon, what classes are you doing this quarter?” and I tell them. I laugh inside when I see their reactions. Surprisingly, I’m doing extremely well in all my classes.

This week started out as an extremely bad week since I found out my friend’s mom passed away Sunday night. It really rattled my mind since she was like a second mother to me, but I’m just glad she is no longer in the pain that she felt for the past several weeks. This is the trouble with being thousands of miles away from home: I don’t have the ability to go home as freely as I want to. But this event makes me thankful for my own parents and friends I have made over the past couple of years. This is especially important to me since we are coming into the Thanksgiving season next week.

I hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving and hopefully they eat a lot of turkey (or tofurkey)!

Brandon Singh
Sophomore, Biophysics Pre-Med English Minor