March 14, 2019 | Vol. 8, Issue 8
 
News
WSCUC Concludes Pacific Reaccreditation Site Visit
Pacific hosted its final reaccreditation site visit by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) site team. Final steps in the reaccreditation process include the site team completing its report by May. The WASC Senior Commission will then take action  ... More
Health School Planning: Join the Open Conversations
A series of conversations are scheduled to share the progress of the 'health school' planning. These sessions are opportunities to learn about current planning, ask questions and share your thoughts ... More
Communicating Civil Engineering Student Success
After reading "Why Do So Many Women Who Study Engineering Leave the Field?" and learning that negative experiences with peers, especially in group work, are a significant contributor, Mary Kay Camarillo decided to do something about it. She added the capacity to work effectively in teams as a specific learning outcome ... More
Highly-prestigious National Science Foundation Grant Awarded
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.45 million Robert Noyce Teachers Scholarship Program grant to a team of faculty led by Dr. Lydia Fox.  The Robert Noyce program provides funding to institutions of higher education for scholarships and programmatic support to recruit and prepare ... More
Our Community as a Classroom: Pacific Faculty Embed Community Engagement
Service learning opportunities are important, because they provide opportunities for 'real world' application of theoretical concepts. In the context of purposeful service learning activities, students can practice interpersonal skills, organizational skills ... More
Announcements and Deadlines
Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week
Pacific will celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week from April 1 through 5. This week of recognition and special events was started in 1993 by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students  as a way to show appreciation for the contributions, impact, and value of graduate and professional students nationally and to support their wellness and professional development ... More
Pacific Learning Innovation Call for Proposals,
Deadline March 18  
The Pacific Learning Innovation Fund Endowment was created to provide support for undergraduate learning programs and opportunities on the Stockton campus, particularly with a cross-disciplinary focus. CAPD seeks proposals ... More
Summer 2019 NCFDD Faculty Success Program Call for applications; Deadline April 1 
Support for one faculty member to participate in the Spring 2019 Faculty Success Program offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) is available ... More
PURCC/Research Day Abstract Submission Portal Now Open; Deadline April 3 
PURCC/ Research Day is happening again this year, to present your research submit your abstract online ... More
Faculty Fellow, Academic Advising
Apply here open until filled
Academic Technology Blueprint Progress 
The Academic Technology Strategic Technology Planning Group (ATSTP) was tasked with assessing Pacific's existing technology infrastructure and evaluating strategies to advance Pacific's use of technology to support student learning and faculty scholarship ... More
Reminder: Academic Regalia Rental
Events
FY20 University Budget Forum, March 19
Institutional Priorities Committee (IPC) invites all faculty, staff and students to this presentation of the university budget for fiscal year 2020 ... More
Provost Pallavicini to Host Office Hours
Provost Maria Pallavicini will host office hours. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to discuss issues, bring ideas, celebrate accomplishments, etc. No appointment necessary; meetings are on a first come, first serve basis.
DegreeWorks Training Sessions
Office of the Registrar will be providing DegreeWorks training sessions for faculty and staff on the Stockton campus:
  • March 14, 10:00-11:00am, PDK Conf, BSE Building
  • March 21, 10:00-11:00am, 110B, BSE Building
  • March 28, 10:00-11:00am, 110B BSE Building 
All trainings will include a review of audits, including different types and how to interpret, "what if" scenarios, how to add notes, GPA calculations, and how to use plans.
Find more Academic Events 
These are just a few of the many Academic Division events coming up this semester.  Find more here . Are you hosting an academic event open to members of the Pacific community? Let them know -  publicize them here !
University News
Noteworthy Newsletter: Awards, Recognition and Service
Check out Pacific's Noteworthy newsletter, which highlights the scholarly work and many achievements of our faculty and staff. This includes papers, presentations, professional service, awards, grants, recognition, exhibits, performances, musical compositions and recordings ... More
More university news in the Pacific Insider
Find more university news in the  Pacific Insider , including the latest  campus announcements .

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