Pacific University in the News: Aug. 25-31, 2014
O Pen! founder is a pied piper of poetry
(Rochester Democrat & Chronicle © 08/31/2014) - MFA in Writing alumna Kathryn Jospé ‘09.
In wake of drownings, where are the signs?
(Forest Grove News-Times/Portland Tribune © 08/29/2014) - Student Jessica MacLean to dedicate senior project to raising safety awareness at water recreation areas.
Pacific University students build a book-sharing community with Little Free Libraries
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 08/29/2014) - Education & Learning majors Lisa Cronk and Dayl Twenge.
At forum on Ferguson shooting, panelists at Pacific University call for change in criminal justice system
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 08/29/2014) - Coverage of forum presented by university’s Center for Peace & Spirituality.
Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS makes a splash in Forest Grove
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 08/28/2014) - President Lesley Hallick and Sports Information Director Blake Timm each take the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Sweet Words authors, rock climbing wall and wine tasting return to Forest Grove for First Wednesday
((Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 08/28/2014) - University hosts Go Wild Block Party as part of First Wednesday.
Intel tax deal mocks Oregon's democratic process (guest opinion)
((Hillsboro Argus/Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 08/28/2014) - Opinion by Professor Emeritus Russ Dondero.
New hall, waterfall, welcome all
(Forest Grove News-Times © 08/27/2014) - Cascade Hall, the university's newest residence, opens.
Stadium gets a brand-new name
(Forest Grove News-Times © 08/27/2014) - Athletic stadium renamed in honor of Rich and Joy Hanson.
Honoring hard-earned workers' rights
(Forest Grove News-Times © 08/27/2014) - Commentary by alumna Callie Vandewiele ’08.
(San Diego Reader [Calif.] © 08/27/2014) - Poem by MFA in Writing faculty member Dorianne Laux.
First Wednesday brings sweet words, fun, art
(Forest Grove News-Times © 08/27/2014) - University to host block party in conjunction with city event.
New flashers installed at deadly intersection
(Forest Grove News-Times © 08/27/2014) - Reference to fatal traffic accident involving Pacific students Kiden Dilla and Ayan Osman last April.
In wake of Ferguson shooting, Pacific University forum looks at racism, law enforcement
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 08/27/2014) - Advance preview of community discussion offered by university’s Center for Peace & Spirituality.
Community news roundup: schools, high school, college, dean's lists, scholarships
(Issaquah [Wash.] Press © 08/26/2014) - Dean’s List honoree Mariah McHolland.
Oregon Department of Transportation installs warning signs on Oregon 47 near Verboort Road
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 08/26/2014) - Reference to fatal traffic accident involving Pacific students last April.
At the Watercooler ... Kalamazoo people are talking
(Kalamazoo [Mich.] Gazette © 08/26/2014) - Alumna Sara Lachman ’99 honored for work as an attorney.
Speakers announced for Gov. Atiyeh service
(Portland Tribune © 08/25/2014) - Mention: Gov. Atiyeh Collection at Pacific University.
Oregon 47 speed, safety issues need Forest Grove's continued attention (editorial)
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 08/25/2014) - Reference to fatal traffic accident involving Pacific students last April.
Morning News: Political Expert Jim Moore
(FM News 101 KXL © 08/25/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis.
Barbara Roberts, Greg Walden will speak at Vic Atiyeh memorial service
(The Oregonian © 08/25/2014) - University Chamber Singers to perform at service.