Student Awards

Congratulations to our outstanding members of the Class of 2021.

More than 100 undergraduate and graduate/professional students received awards from their programs as part of commencement exercises in May and August this spring. We'll be celebrating each of them here and on the university's Instagram channel




Professor Zijdemans Boudreau, director of the School of Education & Learning in Pacific University's College of Education, paid tribute to senior students in Education & Learning at the 2022 Undergraduate Awards Ceremony.

Alex Hays receives her Pacific University diploma on stage with Narce Rodriguez

"While she is most certainly an intelligent, creative, resourceful, and generally remarkable student and scholar, she has truly distinguished herself through her service and collaboration with others in our university community," said Dave Cordes, Hays' academic advisor.

Ollie Kurk

"Ollie Kurk is an exceptional thinker and writer who distinguished herself early on at Pacific University," nominators wrote.