University News

Two Pacific Students Awarded US Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship To Study Abroad

Passina Abe and Meriya Sanchez will study in Japan and India, respectively, this fall. They are among just 1,150 undergraduate students nationally to receive the scholarship.

Pacific University Welcomes Five New Members to Board of Trustees

Julia Brim-Edwards (Nike), Sheri Garboden '76 (Flir Systems) and Norman Scott '63 (Ret. US Navy) began their terms on July 1 along with faculty representative Graham Erickson (College of Optometry) and graduate student representative Katie Ohene (Clinical Psychology). Longtime trustee Gerald Yoshida '73 elected as board chair.

Prospective Students Invited to Pacific University During Oregon Private College Week, July 25-29

Pacific is among 12 private colleges and universities in the state participating. Students who register in advance and visit at least four institutions during the week will receive application fee waivers, and may use the waivers to apply to any Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities member institution.

Pacific University Legends Salutes Tommy Thayer and Generates More than $500,000 to Support Athletics and Music

The annual event hosted by KISS guitarist and university trustee Tommy Thayer concludes its 10-year run.

Fraser Horn, Nathan Lighthizer, Jenny Coyle

Nathan Lighthizer OD '09 is an ASCO Rising Star

Dr. Nathan Lighthizer was honored by the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry at its annual luncheon on June 29.

Pacific University College of Education Provides Summer Literacy Camp for Local Children

The camp began June 27, runs from 9 to noon Tuesday through Friday, and will conclude on Friday, July 22 with a special graduation and party.

Pacific University Press Publishes First Book

The launch of When the Rewards Can Be So Great: Essays on Writing and the Writing Life, edited by Kwame Dawes, marks the Press’ successful debut 

Pacific Invests in Staff Compensation

Pacific University staff members will receive a letter this week from President Lesley Hallick, sharing their individual salary adjustments for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

Dr. Helen Sharp to Lead Pacific University’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

She succeeds founding director Marty Fischer, who is retiring after five years at the helm.
 

Pacific University Archives Offers Look Back at 1980s Rajneesh Crisis Through Governor Atiyeh’s Personal Collection

The online exhibit features a number of artifacts from Atiyeh's personal collection while he served as the state's chief executive.

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