Recognizing a few of the accomplishments and accolades received by the Pacific community.
Ashley Schalow '09, won first place in the Burien (Wash.) Little Theatre playwriting contest for “Bold Grace: The Voyages of the Pirate O’Malley,” completed as part of her senior capstone. Schalow is the youngest of the four chosen winners. The theater will produce her work later this year.
Candace Yonashiro '10 is the 2011 recipient of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance's Research Consortium's Undergraduate Student Research Award. Yonashiro, now a first-year physical therapy graduate student at Pacific, was honored for her senior capstone research with Exercise Science professors Rebecca Concepcion and Brian Jackson, titled "Influence of Hawaiian Culture on Dietary Behaviors of College Students."
Jason Hooper '10 recently won the Best College Student Film award at the Wild Rose Independent Film Festival in Iowa for his film, "Dumbshow." The film was part of Hooper's senior capstone project for Media Arts. It was screened publicly in December as part of the Media Arts Film/Video program's end-of-term student show. More: filmsrandom.com/jason
Professor of History Jeffrey Barlow was honored in October by the Northwest China Council as a founding board member at the organization’s 30th annual Reunion Gala Banquet on Oct. 9. Barlow, director of the Berglund Center for Internet Studies, gave the keynote address on the history of Chinese-American relations. More at: pacificu.edu/news
Tiffany Boggis, associate professor in the School of Occupational Therapy, received the Grace Black Award, the highest honor awarded by the Occupational Therapy Association of Oregon. The award recognizes long-term contributions to the advancement of the occupational therapy profession through practice, education, research and community and legislative activities.