Quick Facts, Fall 2012

Tidbits of news from Pacific's campuses.

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Crossing the Stage

Crossing the Stage

Pacific University welcomed new cohorts of alumni with commencement ceremonies in May and August, conferring about 800 degrees from baccalaureate to doctorate.

Go in Peace

Go in Peace

Philosophy Professor Dave Boersema is the director of the new Center for Peace and Spirituality at Pacific. The Center is connected to existing minors in comparative religion and in peace and social justice, and Boersema said it may seek to expand related academic offerings soon. The Center also will help coordinate internship and service opportunities for students, partner with external organizations and bring speakers and events to campus. The Center seeks to create a welcoming environment for all students to explore and express their spirituality.

Legendary Event

Legendary Event

Friends of Pacific University came together July 29 and 30 to support Pacific’s student-athletes at the sixth Legends Classic. The two-day event featured dinners, auctions, a concert and a golf extravaganza, hosted by Pacific University Trustee Tommy Thayer, drummer for the band KISS, and graced by a star-studded roster of celebrity guests.

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