News & Events Archives

2013 News Archives

PUC Church Welcomes Mark and Wendy Witas to Ministry Team

This summer, the Pacific Union College Church welcomed its new lead pastor, Mark Witas, and pastor for family ministries, Wendy Witas, to the ministry team. Mark Witas will be officially installed as the new lead pastor Sept. 28, 2013. He delivered his first sermon at the PUC Church on June 22, 2013.
Published: Aug 16, 2013 12:17pm

History Students Visit Eastern Europe

Perched above the Danube River on a Hungarian bridge barely a week after spring quarter finals had concluded, 20 PUC history students were back in class. Their 10-day tour of Eastern Europe, coordinated by the PUC history department, spanned Budapest, Hungary; Slovakia; Krakow, Poland; and Prague, Czech Republic.
Published: Aug 02, 2013 12:51pm

Women’s Pioneers Basketball Signs Largest Recruiting Class

Thirteen new student-athletes will join the PUC student body this September, adding new strength and skill to the Pioneers women’s basketball team.  “Each of these players brings a significant part of the game of basketball that our program needs,” states head coach George Glover.
Published: Jul 22, 2013 02:54pm

PUC Welcomes New Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations

On May 16, 2013, the Pacific Union College Board of Trustees confirmed Walter E. Collins as the college’s new vice president for advancement and alumni relations. Collins officially began his appointment on July 1, 2013.
Published: Jul 17, 2013 02:11pm

Father’s Day Graduation Celebrates PUC’s Largest Class in Seven Years

Three hundred and sixty students received degrees on Father’s Day, June 16, after hearing a commencement address from Bill Knott.
Published: Jun 24, 2013 12:14pm


Pacific Union College IS POSSIBLE for the next generation of Adventist leaders! New financial aid initiatives expand PUC’s scholarships and discounts while continuing to support each student.
Published: Jun 03, 2013 12:47pm

PUC Offers New Health Programs for Pre-Professional and Allied Health Students

Pacific Union College continues its tradition of offering an excellent preparation for health careers by offering two new programs designed to provide pre-professional and allied health students degrees that fit their interests and their goals.
Published: Jun 03, 2013 12:38pm

Former Miss America Presents Colloquy Speaker Series

Former Miss America Angela Perez Baraquio Grey presented the Colloquy Speaker Series May 30, celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.
Published: Jun 03, 2013 11:02am

REVOfest 2013

The last and largest REVO event of the year took place Sunday, May 19. The day’s festivities included a rummage sale, a live benefit concert, and a fashion show.
Published: May 24, 2013 10:56am

Returning Student Mission Groups Build Relationships and Sabbath School Rooms

For the sixty-students who attended one of four mission trips this spring break, their evangelical and humanitarian work was preceded by hundreds of other Adventist students who came before them and worked in the same location.
Published: May 24, 2013 10:47am