On Monday, optometrists and student interns from the Pacific University College of Optometry screened 20 children for a bacterial infection that, left untreated, causes vision loss in 1.3 million people around the world.
P.J. Pitts, a member of Pacific University's first pharmacy class in 2009, has spent more than two years working on recovery and relief efforts in Haiti.
The Oregonian features a unique Pacific graduate in advance of Spring Commencement exercises.
Having been immersed in virtually every part of Pacific University since childhood, Gaston resident Tori Eaton still wasn't exactly sure where her student experience would ultimately take her professionally.
Trevor Schongalla '12 was immediately drawn to the exercise science program at Pacific. Four years later, he's bidding a fond farewell and looking forward to getting his personal trainer certification and starting a doctoral program in physical therapy.
Emma Jacobsen, the 2012 Pacific University College of Arts & Sciences valedictorian and 2009 alumna of Hillsboro's Glencoe High School, will graduate with honors from Pacific on May 19 with a degree in anthropology after just three years of college study.