Pacific University in the News: Dec. 7-13, 2012


Local grads receive degrees at Pacific U
(Faribault Daily News [Minn.] © 12/13/2012) - Laura Krause (doctor of clinical psychology), Laura McNeil (master of counseling psychology). 

Kristin Hambidge graduates from Pacific University
(Norwich Bulletin [Conn.]© 12/13/2012) - Kristin Hambidge (master of counseling psychology). 

Can rapid buses go where light rail won't?
(Forest Grove News-Times © 12/12/2012) - University mentioned for supporting TriMet light-rail extension to Forest Grove. 

Two days down, five to go: Free weekly meal is areas second
(Forest Grove News-Times © 12/12/2012) - University mentioned for assisting local churches with summer lunch program for low-income youth. 

January Preview for North Coast: Cannon Beach, Seaside
(Oregon Coast Beach Connection © 12/12/2012) - MFA in Writing program's annual winter readings series in Seaside. 

Nike on the minds of Oregon Legislators ahead of special session
(The Oregonian © 12/12/2012) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis. 

Beaverton to discuss buying land for new park near Murray Boulevard
(The Oregonian © 12/11/2012) - University mentioned as one of several partners of City of Beaverton's CDC community transformation grant to provide expanded health care services. 

Forest Grove parks volunteers pick up, pitch in during tough budget times
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian online © 12/11/2012) - Members of university's Alpha Zeta fraternity volunteer for Adopt A Park community service program. 

Burlington Rotary Students of the Month
(Skagit Valley Herald [Mt. Vernon, Wash.] © 12/11/2012) - Rotary Student of the Month Molly McTaggart considering Pacific University for its English program. 

Velo Best Domestic Men’s and Women’s Team: Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies; Breakthrough Rider of the Year: Jade Wilcoxson
(Velo News © 12/11/2012) - Alumna Jade Wilcoxson (Physical Therapy). 

A timely thought for the holidays in Gaston
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian online © 12/07/2012) - Staff member Diana Watkins comments as president of Gaston Library Board of Directors. 

Forest Grove Friday Update: Stories and music fill the weekend
(The Oregonian online © 12/07/2012) - Performing Arts Series holiday offering (John Doan's Victorian Christmas) promoted.

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012