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Pacific College Welcomes the Year of the Ox!

In celebration of Chinese New Year and the commencement of the Year of the Ox, Pacific College has planned free events that are open to the public on each of its three campuses.

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York will be hosting an Open House and a free celebration for the public on Saturday, January 31, 2009. The open house will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and is an admissions information session for prospective students. From 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the campus will hold a Chinese New Year Celebration, which will include complimentary acupuncture treatments for relaxation. Additionally, a lecture titled, "Chinese Astrology: Year of the Ox" will be presented. Qigong workshops will be held, and a lecture about health tips for winter will also be given. This event is free and open to the public.

Pacific's Chicago campus will be holding a similar Chinese New Year celebration, Saturday, January 31, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will include information about Pacific College's master's, associate's and bachelor's programs, as well as Massage and Body Therapy programs. This festive event will also include acupuncture and Asian Bodywork demonstrations, and qi-building practices. Free acupuncture treatment coupons will be available for all attendees and refreshments will be served.

Pacific's San Diego campus will be hosting a free event for the public on Saturday, February 7, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. From 10:00 am to 11:45 am, there will be a Program Information Session for prospective students. From 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm there will be a Community Outreach Event. This celebration will be highlighted by free treatments that will last until 3:00 pm, including acupuncture for smoking cessation and stress relief, as well as massage and various Asian body therapies. There will also be Tai Ji and Qigong workshops. Festive refreshments will be served! This event will also include an informational lecture titled, "A Discussion on Integrative Medicine and its Profession." This lecture will lead to discussions regarding integrative medicine and the professions of Asian body therapy, Thai massage, women's health, pediatrics, and complementary family practice.

For more information on any of these events, or to RSVP, please call (619) 574-6909 ext 130, or visit www.PacificCollege.edu

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