Fall 2013

Welcome Home

Oct. 8, 2013

Alumni head home for biggest Pacific University Homecoming ever.

Serving for a Day

Sept. 30, 2013

The Pacific University community braves the rain to give back to the community on the second annual Day of Service.

Forest Grove Fall Festivities

Sept. 24, 2013

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival and Corn Roast bring visitors, art to Forest Grove and Pacific University.

A Strand of History

Sept. 5, 2013

A lock of Narcissa Whitman's hair is discovered in Pacific's Old College Hall Museum — and virtual museum tours are now available online.

Move-In Must-Haves

Aug. 22, 2013

New students arrive on Pacific's Forest Grove Campus ready for a new year. Take a peek at what they couldn't leave home without.

Burk on Baseball

Aug. 8, 2013

Rich Burk '88 is the voice of the Hillsboro Hops, Oregon's newest Minor League Baseball team. Get a sneak peek at his path from Pacific University in a new Boxer Tale video.

Riding High

Aug. 5, 2013

Physical therapy alumna Jade Wilcoxson '04 took up cycling for her health. Her "hobby" has grown, though: She turned pro and just won the national championship.

A Stagg Party in Forest Grove

Football History

Pacific University hosts the University of Chicago in football for the first time on Oct. 26, 2013. There are a number of historic connections between the two schools, particularly in the Stagg family. Dr. Paul Stagg was head coach of the Pacific University Badgers in their heyday, and his father — the famous Amos Alonzo Stagg, long with the University of Chicago — played a role in his development as a coach and with Pacific football.

Homecoming 2013

Pacific University celebrated Homecoming from Oct. 10-13, with hundreds of alumni returning to Forest Grove and Hillsboro to relive their glory days as Badgers and Boxers. The following are a few highlights of the celebration, and you can find more stories and photos online.

New Residence Hall

Reynolds Field has been the site of countless memories for Pacific University students through the ages — and it’s about to become the home of even more.