Alumni News

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities to Conduct Comprehensive Evaluation of Pacific University Nov. 2-4, 2016

Representatives from the NWCCU will visit the university as part of its Year Seven Evaluation, a comprehensive review of the university’s compliance and accreditation standards.

Professor Jim Flory Presents "The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat" in Cawein Gallery Sept. 6-30

Professor Flory's photography of the past three US Olympic Track & Field Trials comprises the opening exhibit of the 2016-2017  Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art season. He will discuss his work during an opening reception at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

In the News: Optometry Alumni Featured in AOA Focus Magazine

Seven Pacific University College of Optometry alumni appear in the latest edition of Focus, the magazine of the American Optometric Association.

Five Alumni to be Honored at Homecoming

Fran O'Brien '65, Jim Radcliffe '80, Bob Barrett '66, Michael Bridges PT '08 and Kaely Summers '08 will receive Pacific University Alumni Awards at a special ceremony Oct. 14 at Homecoming.

In the News: College of Education Dean Leif Gustavson Discusses New Federal Education Law

Dr. Gustavson shared his perspective on the Every Student Succeeds Act with Eugene NPR affiliate KLCC.

In the News: US News & World Report Lists Pacific University and Forest Grove Among its Top Destinations for Turning a College Visit into a Vacation

On the west edge of the Portland Metro Area, Forest Grove offers perfect proximity to the city and the great outdoors.

In the News: Professor Jules Boykoff Analyzes the 2016 Summer Olympics

Updated through Aug. 23, 2016: Dr. Boykoff has provided extensive analysis on the 2016 Olympic Games to major news media all over the world, including The New York Times, BBC, Al Jazeera, USA Today, The Nation, The Atlantic and more.

In the News: Alumna Hilary Hawthorne OD '92 Shares Her Experiences as an Optometrist with The Atlantic

Dr. Hawthorne discussed why she chose optometry, how she serves her community and why the job continues to fulfill her.

August Commencement Yields Newest Crop of Healthcare Professionals

College of Health Professions students in the schools of audiology, dental hygiene, healthcare administration and leadership, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies and professional psychology celebrated graduation with family and friends on Saturday, Aug. 13.

In the News: OPB Produces Video Short on Alumnus A.C. Gilbert's Olympic Triumph in the Pole Vault

Best known for an innovative construction toy set for children, Gilbert became the first Olympic gold medalist in Oregon history when he won the pole vault at the 1908 games in London.

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