Clearlake Homeless Ministry: A Blessing to All
After Sabbath church services and lunch,
students hop in to vans and make their way to Clearlake, a small town 40 miles
from PUC with a large homeless population.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:57:23 PM
Poets and Friends: Rose and Rosenberg Read at PUC
Pacific Union College’s department of English
hosted a poetry reading on the evening of November 17 featuring adjunct English
professor Judith Rose and her friend, Israeli poet and translator Betsy
Friday, November 21, 2014 2:35:03 PM
Pioneers Volleyball Season Ends with Playoff Appearance and Conference Honors
The Pacific Union College Pioneers women’s
volleyball team ended their season at the National Athletic Intercollegiate
Association (NAIA) California Pacific Conference Volleyball Tournament in
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:46:40 PM
Meet the SA Religious Vice President: Josue Hernandez
Josue Hernandez would have never imagined being
the religious vice president of PUC’s Student Association his freshman year of
college at UC Davis. After he transferred to PUC his junior year, Hernandez changed
his major from mechanical engineering to theology.
Friday, November 14, 2014 10:21:19 AM
Purpose in Pain: Sarah Hill Shares Inspirational Experience of Hope
“In our most stretching times … we find that
there is a greater plan,” shared Sarah Hill at the November 6 installment of
PUC’s Colloquy Speaker Series. Hill, a youth leader and missionary on the
island of Kauai, is best known for her relationship with surfer and
shark-attack survivor Bethany Hamilton.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 4:58:50 PM
Nursing Students Screen Vision and Hearing at Local Adventist Schools
Squirmy Kindergartners and healthy first graders aren’t
typical patients for nursing students used to interacting with sick or injured
people in hospital settings. However, on a series of schooldays in October,
bachelor of nursing students taking a Community Health course visited as series
of private elementary schools to screen the hearing and vision of each student.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 3:47:04 PM
College Sees Largest On-Campus Enrollment in 19 Years
Union College’s full residence halls and busy academic buildings are the result
of a remarkable increase in retention. Following the October 12 census date,
when the college analyses fall enrollment data, PUC is reporting the highest
on-campus enrollment since 1995.
Friday, October 31, 2014 2:12:39 PM
Adventist Mission Scholarship Sparks Department Growth
Over the last five years, two departments in particular saw
incredible growth in their student headcount. Since the fall quarter of 2009, the number of students declaring a major
in religion or theology grew by more than a third, while the education
department saw a significant increase in the number of students seeking
teaching credentials and bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education.
Friday, October 24, 2014 1:23:42 PM
Adventist Heritage Colloquy Features Education Success
Pacific Union College’s guest for the October 23 installment
of the Colloquy Speakers Series was Elissa Kido, Ph.D. Each fall, the special
Adventist Heritage Colloquy celebrates PUC’s Adventist identity and history, and
Kido’s presentation on how the Adventist educational system produces developed,
prepared individuals who are destined for success was especially relevant for
the students and faculty gathered in the PUC Church Sanctuary.
Friday, October 24, 2014 1:19:48 PM
Graduate School Fair Highlights Education Options
On Wednesday, October 15, Pacific Union College
hosted the annual graduate school fair in the PUC Dining Commons. Open to
students and the community, those in attendance took advantage of the fair’s
information and worked on making positive first impressions.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 3:55:28 PM
Religion Department Enjoys Weekend of Fellowship
Every year, PUC’s department of religion is able to enjoy a weekend of rest at the Albion Retreat and Learning Center, PUC's campus on the Mendocino coast, before fall quarter gets busy.
Friday, October 17, 2014 1:43:43 PM
Building a Home and Friendships on Fiji’s Mana Island
Returning to America bearing postcard-like
pictures of the white sand beaches and stories of snorkeling in pristine teal waters
may cause some to wonder if students were returning from an exotic vacation rather
than a mission trip.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 4:35:24 PM
Returned Student Missionary Retreat Builds Support
The student missionary (SM) experience is unique. The
distinct challenges of geography, vocation, and personality can leave those who
return from the mission field feeling isolated. A recent weekend retreat helped
PUC SMs build support and understanding by sharing experiences and time
Thursday, October 09, 2014 3:38:53 PM
Angwin to Angwish Run Continues Revival
On October 26, runners of all ages and abilities
will enjoy the fun and challenge of Angwin to Angwish, Pacific Union College’s
annual trail run in the heart of the Napa Valley.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 11:30:20 AM
Graduate School Fair to Bring Resources to Campus
Pacific Union College will host a Graduate School Fair on October 15,
open to students and the community. Prospective graduate school students will
have the opportunity to meet with representatives from 23 schools that offer a
variety of graduate programs.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 10:30:05 AM
Pioneers Athletics Start Season Strong
Four of the six Pioneers athletic teams—women’s volleyball,
men’s soccer, and the men and women cross country team—began their seasons this
fall, representing PUC with their promising talent at both home and away games.
Friday, October 03, 2014 1:00:46 PM
Week of Welcome Begins New School Year
As the classes began on September 22, both new and returning
students started the school year right with the annual Week of Welcome
celebration. Through an array of social, spiritual, and academic events, the
PUC community was reunited following summer vacation.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 2:26:58 PM
Convocation Features Pioneering Surgeon Leonard Bailey
PUC’s student body, from excited freshmen to
seasoned seniors, packed into the PUC Church on September 25 to attend the
first gathering of fall quarter’s Colloquy Speaker Series.
Friday, September 26, 2014 11:32:18 AM
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