QuickFacts, Spring 2014

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Boxer Shorts

Boxer Shorts

Pacific University has launched a new video series called Boxer Shorts. In less than a minute, learn why alumni, professors, staff and students chose Pacific University. First up: Mike Geraci, media arts professor.

A paper crane from the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony at Pacific

I Have a Dream

Pacific University hosted Forest Grove’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 20. Students, employees and community members marched through the streets listening to the words of the “I Have A Dream” speech, then gathered at Pacific University for refreshments, a panel discussion and activities, such as making paper cranes.

Pacific Earns Accolades

Pacific University has been ranked 13th in the country by the national magazine Washington Monthly. The ranking compared schools based on their contribution to the public good. Pacific University also tied for 20th among U.S. News & World Report’s “Regional Universities West Region” and was named as a “Best Value School” in the West by the publication. Forbes ranked Pacific among its list of “America’s Top Schools,” which includes only 20 percent of the nation’s undergraduate institutions, and the Princeton Review named Pacific a “Best Western College” among institutions in 15 western states.

A rendering of the new stadium seating roof at Lincoln Park

Under Cover

This summer, Pacific University will build a roof over the seating in Lincoln Park Stadium. Fueled by philanthropic gifts, many from Legends, hosted by Tommy Thayer, the new roof will enhance the fan experience for supporters of Boxer football, soccer, lacrosse, and track and field, as well as improve conditions for events such as Commencement.

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