Spring 2012

A Lesson in History

March 7, 2012

Old College Hall is open for tours on the first Wednesday afternoon of every month. A visit reveals more than historic relics, though; it introduces the people who are, and who love, Pacific.

Giving 'baby weight' the boot (camp)

March 5, 2012

Pacific's exercise science program promotes healthy lifestyles, one person at a time, through the annual Boxer Boot Camp.

Spoiler alert: Sneak peak at your Spring 2012 Pacific magazine

March 2, 2012

The Spring 2012 edition of Pacific magazine will be at your doors in early April. Get a preview of the service-oriented issue.

Students get help preparing for future

February 29, 2012
Pacific sophomore Jenna Nickle has a wealth of volunteer and job experience. With help from the Career Development Center, she's finding a way to make her story shine as she seeks employment.

Taking a leap

February 28, 2012
North, east, then west; back and forth across time zones; and a couple of really big leaps—my path to Pacific was circuitous at best. Sometimes it takes unexpected experiences to get exactly where you want to be.

Pride in Her People

Pacific sophomore Charlotte Basch started re-writing her people's history when she was 12. Now, she is a leader in the Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe and is studying ways to help bring her heritage back to life.

Learning experience

Pacific’s College of Education is taking a new approach to teacher training, embedding science and math professionals in the diverse, high-needs Woodburn School District.

Occupied with Service

From a neighborhood school to an orphanage half a world away, Pacific’s School of Occupational Therapy puts community partnerships at the forefront of student learning.

Elder care: New online gerontology certificate program helps healthcare providers serve aging population

In December, Pacific conferred its first gerontology certificates to a class of interdisciplinary health professionals. Pacific's first online-only program, the gerontology certification is a spin-off of the School of Occupational Therapy and seeks to improve elder care.