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.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:56:34 PM
Puffins and Polar Biology: Students Experience Alaskan Ecosystem
Grizzly bears, Dall sheep, moose, and orcas are
unusual college classmates. Pacific Union College students enrolled in this
summer’s Polar Biology class encountered these animals and more as the thriving
Alaskan ecosystem became their classroom during an 11-day immersion into true
Friday, September 12, 2014 1:05:55 PM
Inspiring Creativity at the 24th Publication Workshop
Budding journalists, designers, videographers, and editors
from throughout California and Hawaii travelled to Pacific Union College for
the 24th annual Publication Workshop September 2-4, 2014.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 4:36:58 PM
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.
Friday, September 05, 2014 2:20:19 PM
Earthquake Felt at PUC; Campus Safe
Early Sunday morning, August 24, a large earthquake
measuring an estimated 6.0 struck southern Napa County at 3:20 a.m. While
Angwin residents definitively felt the tremors, very little damage has been reported
in the community, which is approximately 30 miles from the epicenter.
Monday, August 25, 2014 6:32:47 PM
Foundations of Biology Class Returns to Albion
For a week in early August, Pacific Union
College Professor of Biology Aimee Wyrick-Brownworth took the students in her
Biological Foundations summer class to PUC’s Albion Retreat and Learning Center
on the Mendocino coast.
Monday, August 25, 2014 10:49:06 AM
PUC Honored as a College of Distinction
Pacific Union College has been honored as a College of
Distinction for the 2014-2015 school year. PUC is one of a select group of
colleges to earn this prestigious designation, based on its excellence in Four
Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant campus communities and
Thursday, August 14, 2014 4:48:45 PM
Honors Students Discover Beauty in Florence
Where better to view the work of the masters
than in the hub of European artistic ingenuity itself? That’s exactly what 15 students
in Pacific Union College’s Honors Program did this summer when spending four intensive
weeks studying art in Florence, Italy.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 4:48:20 PM
Service-Learning Program Grows
An important element of Pacific Union College’s mission is preparing
students for productive lives of useful human service, and during the 2013-2014
school year the college further committed to this calling by establishing a
formal service-learning program and hiring a service-learning coordinator.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 11:50:42 AM
Young Students Preview College at PacificQuest 2014
Academically outstanding students in grades seven to nine
got a weeklong taste of college life from July 20-25 at PacificQuest, PUC’s
annual summer program. During the week, the 19 PacificQuest campers lived
on-campus and experienced college-level coursework.
Monday, July 28, 2014 4:55:48 PM
PUC at Soquel, Redwood, and Korean Camp Meetings
During the end of July and beginning of August,
Pacific Union College representatives travel to Seventh-day Adventist Camp
Meetings in northern and central California along with Adventists from around
the state to fellowship, meet alumni and friends, and to share what is
happening at the college.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:49:22 PM
PUC Introduces the 2014 Maxwell Scholars
Among the incoming freshman coming to Pacific Union
College in September are five exceptional students who have been chosen as this
year’s recipients of the Maxwell Scholarship.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 4:02:31 PM
Henderson Joins PUC as Campus Chaplain
Pacific Union College and the PUC Church are pleased to
welcome Pastor Jonathan Henderson to his new position as Pacific Union College
campus chaplain and associate pastor of the PUC Church, effective September 1,
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 4:29:18 PM
PUC Alumna Named First Woman Associate Dean of Andrews Seminary
Teresa Reeve, associate professor of New Testament
at Andrews University, has been appointed as the new associate dean of the
Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary in Berrien
Thursday, July 03, 2014 1:54:19 PM
Jim Roy Publishes Biography on William Glasser
Pacific Union College Professor of Education Jim Roy has
published a biography of William Glasser, a pioneer in the field of psychiatry
through his research and publications on choice theory.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 4:50:38 PM
PUC Commencement Celebrates 382 Graduates
Beaming graduates and their families, exclamations of
“Congratulations!” and the faint scent of airborne corn tortillas filled
Commencement Grove at Pacific Union College, as the class of 2014 prepared to
graduate on Sunday, June 15. The class is the largest in eight years to
graduate from PUC, Napa Valley's only four-year college.
Friday, June 20, 2014 12:41:45 PM
PUC Adds New Bachelor’s in Emergency Services
Since 2007, students at Pacific Union College have
been able to pursue a unique and exciting degree by taking PUC’s A.S. in
emergency services. This fall, the emergency services program is expanding its
offerings with a new bachelor’s in emergency services.
Monday, June 09, 2014 2:47:27 PM
PUC Announces Largest Single Cash Gift in College’s History
On June 3, Pacific Union College’s President, Heather J.
Knight, Ph.D., announced the receipt of the largest single private gift in the
college’s 132-year history, a $2.4 million testamentary gift from the late Stephen
Ball, a twenty-year resident of the Napa Valley. The gift is for the
unrestricted support of Pacific Union College’s mission.
Thursday, June 05, 2014 2:23:27 PM
From PUC to NBC: Alumna Joanne Park Speaks for Colloquy
On May 29, Pacific Union College hosted Joanne Park for one of the
Colloquy Speakers Series’ final installments of the school year. Park graduated
from PUC in 2000 and is currently the Senior Director for Digital and Daytime Publicity
at NBC Entertainment.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 2:37:02 PM
Pre-Law Forum Hosts Candidates for Napa County Supervisor
On May 21, the Pacific Union College’s Pre-Law Forum invited
the two candidates running for Napa County District Three Supervisor at to
speak on campus. Pacific Union College’s Angwin campus is located within
District Three, and students, faculty, and community members gathered twice
during the day to learn more about the two candidates and their unique visions
for Napa County.
Monday, June 02, 2014 2:29:05 PM