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Employee Giving

Almost two-thirds of Pacific University employees made financial gifts to the university during the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The 63 percent employee giving rate is among the top at Pacific’s peer universities.

President's Circle Inductees

Pacific University hosted its President’s Dinner in September 2012 (pictured). This year’s
President’s Reception in December will include the recognition of four new members being inducted into the President’s Circle, which honors those who have given $100,000, lifetime, to Pacific University. New members include Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Medical Research Foundation of Oregon, Steven Stewart ’69, and an anonymous donor.

Atiyeh Collection

Gov. Victor Atiyeh hon ’96 recently donated a collection of personal papers, artifacts and memorabilia to Pacific University. Housed in the Pacific University Library, the collection has been archived and much of it digitized for public access. The collection debuted with a reception and exhibition Oct. 3, 2013, and remains available to the public for scholarly research.

A New Hope

First-year optometry student Rebecca Wilbur and freshman Celine Yip are among the countless Pacific students who come for more than an education they come for hope for a different future, for themselves, their families and their communities.

Life of the Spirit

At Pacific University, students are looking for — or finding — ways to bring their spiritual practices to life on campus.

Richard Harman '13, a Marine veteran, camaraderie with the Pacific Outback.

Love of Country

Countless Pacific University students and alumni have committed their lives to the service of their country with the U.S. Armed Forces.

The Pacific University rugby team practices in the field house in February 2013.

Taking the Pitch

March 1, 2013

Rugby finds enthusiasts at Pacific University.

Arun Gandhi speaks at Pacific University on Feb. 28, 2013.

Come in Peace

March 1, 2013

Arun Gandhi brings lessons in peace from his grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi, to Pacific University.