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PUC Named Second in the Nation for Highest-Earning Alumni with Two-Year Degrees

In its 2017-2018 College Salary Report, Payscale.com recently ranked Pacific Union College as second in the country for having the highest earning alumni with two-year degrees.

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5,000 Drops Towards Ending Water Poverty

This summer, Pacific Union College is embarking on a creative, yet ambitious educational initiative to raise awareness and funds about the global water crisis and water poverty. The college is partnering with Water for Good and private donors to launch the 5,000 Drops campaign.

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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. 

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Grainger Hall

Grainger Hall, one of PUC’s three men’s residence halls, has gone by a number of names over the years. The building was originally the Angwin Hotel, and after PUC bought the property and opened in Angwin in 1909, the structure was renamed Adelphian Hall and later North Hall. Rebuilt in 1923 and named Grainger Hall in 1930, this men’s residence hall is a vast improvement over the accommodations that early male students experienced. Since the Angwin Hotel was the nicest building around, it was used as a ladies residence hall until 1912. Before the men of PUC took over Grainger, they slept in tents, barn lofts, and the dark, damp cellar of the former dance hall.

Grainger Hall still boasts some of the architectural features from those early days, but the building has been updated to accommodate men of the twenty-first century. Several of Grainger’s 92 rooms are remodeled every summer, making way for the 150 students that the hall houses during the school year. The dorm has community showers and bathrooms, and is equipped with a laundry room and full kitchen, as well as vending machines. It also has a comfortable parlor with television and fireplace. To make studying easier, the rooms are each linked so that students can have access to the library, their professors, and the Internet. Grainger is conveniently located on the campus, with quick access to the Dining Commons.

If you are interested in living in Grainger Hall or want more information about residence hall life at PUC, contact Grainger Hall at (707) 965-6491.

Grainger Hall

Pacific Union College
One Angwin Avenue
Angwin, CA 94508


Phone: (707) 965-6491

Juan Hidalgo
Assistant Dean of Men
(707) 965-7418 | jmhidalgo@puc.edu