Great AmeriCorps opportunities with Mercy Corps NW!

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Mercy Corps NW is an internationally known non-profit based in Portland.  They do amazing work all over the globe, and they are currently hiring for a variety of AmeriCorps positions.  Check out the position descriptions in the attachment below and … Continue reading

Downsize December

Downsize December is an opportunity for you to donate any unwanted dorm items instead of throwing them away over winter break. Donations can include clothes, jewelry, bedding, unopened food, shoes, gloves, hats, textbooks, calculators, ect. We will be collecting donations each day of finals, Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday from 11am-2pm on the UC patio. If you have any questions, email cce@pacificu.edu.

Social Justice Leadership Retreat Conference Deadline Extension!

It’s not too late to apply for this compelling opportunity. Information is stated below:

Do you have an interest in social justice, creating an inclusive campus climate, and becoming a social justice leader on campus?  If so, you are encouraged to apply to be a participant in an upcoming social justice leadership retreat that will be held January 23 to January 25, 2015 on the Oregon Coast.  The retreat is designed to (a) examine structures of privilege (race, class, gender, sexuality, etc.) and their effect on our campus,  (b) provide individuals with the skills to be effective allies and social justice leaders, and (c) provide students with the opportunity to discuss and identify ways to foster social justice on campus.  Organized by a broad range of faculty and staff (Social Science Professors, Center for Civic Engagement, Center for Peace and Spirituality, Student Activities, and Alumni Relations) this retreat ultimately strives to create a community of diverse members from the Pacific University community that will be engage in discussions throughout the year about social justice at Pacific.  If you are interested in the retreat, please use the following link to complete an application: https://pacificu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3lPJWNVKcZT6p13.  Applications are due by December 1, 2014.  

Participate in #pacificucares and Win a $25 Amazon gift card

Our First Year Seminar class made a video to bring awareness to the staff that work so hard to help us and that we often do not notice. We are trying to get them to be recognized because students take them for granted and do not thank them and we think that the deserve some appreciation. We are putting up a poster contest to spread the words to the world.

Contest Info:
November 17-21
-Design two appreciation posters
-One winner will be selected from each category:
1. Most creative
2. Most attention grabbing
-Winner will be awarded a $25 Amazon gift card
-Posters must be posted in a resident hall or other building on the Pacific University campus
-Take a picture of the poster and post it on Instagram or the “Appreciating the Unseen” Facebook page using the hashtags #pacucares and#appreciate.
-Also include where the poster is located and be sure to get approval from staff first if needed.
-Winners will be announced on Friday November 21st.

Student Sustainability Leaders

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myActions’ team of Campus Interns is growing quickly and building positive momentum on 40+ campuses across the country. They’re helping raise awareness for events and initiatives planned by their Sustainability Offices. They’re challenging their clubs, dorms, fraternities and sororities to … Continue reading

Social Justice Meeting Tuesday

Do you have an interest in social justice, creating an inclusive campus climate, and becoming a social justice leader on campus?  If so, you are encouraged to apply to be a participant in an upcoming social justice leadership retreat that will be held January 23 to January 25, 2015 on the Oregon Coast.  The retreat is designed to (a) examine structures of privilege (race, class, gender, sexuality, etc.) and their effect on our campus,  (b) provide individuals with the skills to be effective allies and social justice leaders, and (c) provide students with the opportunity to discuss and identify ways to foster social justice on campus.  Organized by a broad range of faculty and staff (Social Science Professors, Center for Civic Engagement, Center for Peace and Spirituality, Student Activities, and Alumni Relations) this retreat ultimately strives to create a community of diverse members from the Pacific University community that will be engage in discussions throughout the year about social justice at Pacific.  If you are interested in the retreat, please use the following link to complete an application: https://pacificu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3lPJWNVKcZT6p13.  Applications are due by November 21, 2014.