Class Notes, Spring 2014

Carrie Newman '88

Carrie Newman 1988

Carrie Newman ’88 is executive director of the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra. Since graduating from Pacific, she has served in the Peace Corps in central Africa, earned a graduate degree in health policy from the University of Chicago and spent more than 15 years in health administration. Read more in the Editor's Blog.

David Cook OD '78

David Cook OD 1978

David Cook OD ’78 has published a new novel, The Anatomy of Blindness. Calling it a spiritual adventure story, Cook says the novel is about a behavioral optometrist who joins a consulting group that is, in fact, a front for an alternative religious group. The novel, he says, offers a new way of seeing the world. Cook owns Cook Vision Therapy Center in Marietta, Ga., and is a member of several national and international optometric organizations. He lectures throughout the United States, most recently at the Northwest Congress of Optometry, which met Feb. 22-23 at Pacific University. Read more in the Editor's Blog.

General Comments

Billy Gates

Billy Gates covers high school sports for The Oregonian and OregonLive.com.

 

Katey Schultz

Katey Schultz MFA was awarded the 2013 Gold Medal for Literary Fiction Book of the Year by the Military Writers Society of America for her book, Flashes of War.

 

Rachael Burbank

Rachael Burbank has returned to her hometown in Massachusetts and is working at a Cape Cod nonprofit supporting commercial fishermen.

 

Garold Howe

Garold Howe and Rochelle Howe ’11 welcomed their second child, Harper May, on March 28, 2014. She measured 20.5 inches and weighed 7.4 pounds.

 

Nick Locke

Nick Locke opened his own chiropractic clinic in West Linn, Ore. in March 2013.

 

Thuy Nguyn

Thuy Nguyn OD is now working in the Warrenton, Ore., Costco Optical Department.

 

Bret Andre

Bret Andre MS and wife Mijeong K. Andre, research coordinator in Pacific’s Vision Performance Institute, welcomed daughter Ha-Yoon Andre on Dec. 23, 2013.