Pacific Union College (PUC) has released a new Vision for the Future that details the college’s extensive plans for the years to come. This vision will expand the college’s reach, make higher education accessible to a wider range of students, and ensure PUC’s future as a leader in the Christian college marketplace.
Ralph Trecartin Announced as Pacific Union College’s 24th President
May 25, 2021
Dr. Ralph Trecartin has been selected by the Pacific Union College Board of Trustees to be thenext president of Pacific Union College. He will begin his role as president on July 1, 2021, andwill be the college’s twenty-fourth president in its 138-year history.
PUC Awarded $210,000 Distance Learning Grant from USDA
May 20, 2021
Pacific Union College (PUC) was recently awarded a Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant from the USDA worth $210,392. Only four of these grants were awarded within the entire state of California with the intention of connecting rural communities with services and opportunities through telecommunications.
PUC Students Bring the Love of Butterflies to Local Elementary School
April 12, 2021
Students from Pacific Union College recently visited Howell Mountain Elementary School (HME), a local public school, to teach second and third grade students all about monarch butterflies and to get them hands-on in the learning process!
PUC Nursing Students Administer COVID-19 Vaccines to Essential Workers
January 8, 2021
PUC’s department of nursing is working in our community to provide health services in partnership with Adventist Health St. Helena and St. Helena Hospital Foundation Mobile Health Unit. Not only are the students making a difference and increasing their knowledge, but they are also getting unique, hands-on experience on the front lines of a pandemic.
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PUC classes are returning to in-person instruction for fall quarter, and residence halls will be open for all students! The health and safety of our campus family remains our highest priority, so we will continue to follow county and state guidance.Learn More
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