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PUC Achieves Accreditation for New Health Science Program

PUC Achieves Accreditation for New Health Science Program

January 5, 2024

Pacific Union College is proud to announce the accreditation of its Bachelor of Science in Health Science program by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WASCUC).

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Pacific Union College Sees Third Straight Year of Growth

Pacific Union College Sees Third Straight Year of Growth

October 31, 2023

This academic year, PUC’s headcount has increased from 884 to 930 students. It’s the third consecutive year of growth. While the trajectory may be modest, PUC is grateful, especially considering demographic challenges and a decade-long downward trend in student numbers.

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Napa Valley Community Foundation Grant Supports First Scholarly Conference at PUC’s Walter C. Utt Center

Napa Valley Community Foundation Grant Supports First Scholarly Conference at PUC’s Walter C. Utt Center

October 25, 2023

Pacific Union College recently received a generous grant from the Johnson Family Fund of the Napa Valley Community Foundation. The donation, awarded on Sept. 23, goes toward the Utt Endowment.

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PUC’s 33rd Annual Publication Workshop Gives Academy Students Valuable Hands-On Experience

PUC’s 33rd Annual Publication Workshop Gives Academy Students Valuable Hands-On Experience

October 5, 2023

Pacific Union College hosted 80 students from 10 Seventh-day Adventist academies in September at the 33rd Annual Publication Workshop. It’s a yearly opportunity for student newspaper, yearbook, and video yearbook staff and sponsors to network, learn, and hone their skills.

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Albion Field Station

Albion Field Station

PUC’s field station on the Mendocino Coast is the perfect combination of nature and knowledge.

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Alumni Highlights

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Alex Chang, '19

PUC alum Alex Chang (B.S. in Chemistry with a Biochemistry Emphasis ‘19) recently published a book titled, Your Corner. The book is about his experience with missions- including stories from his time as a PUC student missionary.

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Marnie Breckenridge, '93

Marnie Breckenridge is an internationally acclaimed soprano from St. Helena. Growing up, she loved singing and was a natural performer, and her teachers throughout high school and college told her that she could do this professionally.

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Nephtali Marin, '21

Nephtali Marin graduated from PUC in 2021 with a B.F.A in Film, and decided to stay on our beautiful campus to continue his passion for videography by helping out the PR department. Having worked at PUC’s PR office since his freshman year of college, he shares that being a part of the Pioneers family is a beautiful thing and a relationship that lasts a lifetime.

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Brenda Mohr, '85

Brenda Mohr graduated with Music Education in 1985, and was the first organ student to present her senior recital on the mighty Rieger Organ. She loved PUC because of the beautiful location, spiritual environment, caring professors, and the wonderful people who became lifelong friends. She is now the Director of Choirs at Loma Linda University Church and loves serving through music ministry.

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Dr. Carlyn Ferrari, '06

PUC alumna Dr. Carlyn Ferrari (English, writing emphasis B.A. ’06) wrote a book titled, Do Not Separate Her From Her Garden: Anne Spencer’s Ecopoetics, where she shows how Anne Spencer used nature symbolism in radical and innovative ways to express her Black womanhood, politics, and worldview.