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EIGHTY DURABLE AND REUSABLE CLOTHESLINES have been purchased by Student Life for use in the Walter residence hall. Endorsed by the Staff Senate, hang-drying is easier on clothes and reduces energy costs. Just one more thing great-grandma did better.
THE DALLAS COWBOYS, winners of five Super Bowls and numerous other titles, held their first-ever training camp in 1960 on McCready, now Tom Reynolds Field. Although they never returned to Oregon, the expansion team brought nearly 200 players to a sweltering summer camp. http://ht.ly/2ugO4
SPLASHY NEW TRANSIT, WEB AND NEWSPAPER ADS hit the Metro area this summer, a new $250,000 investment in a University-wide Integrated Marketing Strategy. A Pacific-branded MAX train, a first for the University, sports the slogan “Discover Your Place at Pacific,” along with “Think,” “See,” “Teach,” and “Heal.” The key words, which represent the four colleges, appear on bus tails, online, newspaper ads and other promotions.
$425,000 IN GROSS PROCEEDS was generated for Pacific athletics at the Annual Legends Golf Classic August 1 and 2 at the Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club. Hosted by KISS guitarist and Board of Trustees member Tommy Thayer, a record 400 guests, including founding KISS member Gene Simmons, attended the dinner and auction, with 185 at the golf clinic and tournament.
STUDENT GIVING HAS RAMPED UP since an organized effort began three years ago. Annual Giving and Alumni Relations Coordinator Meredith Brynteson ’08 notes that over 18 percent of undergraduate seniors and 12 percent of overall undergraduates made a gift to Pacific. “We want to thank all the students who gave and encourage our alumni to follow their example,” said Brynteson.
Watch for the full list of donors and more information coming this fall in the Annual Report.