University News

College of Optometry Awards Larry Jones OD '85 its 2017 Kamelia Massih Prize for a Distinguished Optometrist

The successful practitioner in the Seattle area has built a thriving optical and hearing center, and served his local community and optometric profession with distinction for more than 30 years.

Pacific Students Offer Creative Support for Aphasia Patients

“The No. 1 thing that is lost in aphasia is words,” said Annabelle Watts SLP ’17. “I really hope participants who come here realize there is this gigantic world of communication and that here are all these other ways to facilitate that and have fun and re-engage with life and with their partner.”

May Commencement Ceremonies Celebrate New Graduates and Retiring Faculty

University honors more than 700 degree candidates and several retiring faculty members at its annual spring commencement activities.

Claudia McClellan MAT '17 Overcomes Odds

McClellan graduated with a master's degree in teaching on May 20 and has her sights set on teaching English as a second language.

'I Had to Actually Meet Them'

A juvenile justice course in Pacific's Criminal Justice, Law & Society program takes students out of the textbook and into the community to prepare for careers in the legal system.

EyeClinic Portland Closed on Tuesday, May 23

A major power outage in downtown Portland has forced the closure. Power may not be restored until this evening.

Pacific Welcomes Chief Equity Diversity Inclusion Officer

Pacific University welcomes Narcedalia Rodriguez as its chief equity diversity inclusion officer (CEDIO), serving as executive director for the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, effective July 5.

Pacific EyeClinic Forest Grove and Jefferson Hall Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Set for Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Situated on the south side of Pacific's campus, EyeClinic Forest Grove and Jefferson Hall received a makeover to enhance patient services, as well as research and clinical opportunities for students and faculty.

Physical Therapy Student Rachel Karpelowitz (‘2018) Hosts Human Rights Documentary

On May 1, second year physical therapy student Rachel Karpelowitz (‘2018) hosted a documentary on human rights.

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