Pacific University in the News: Jan. 18-24, 2013

Gandhi's grandson to give peace talk at Pacific University
(The Oregonian online © 01/24/2013) 

Fifteen compete for Miss Clatsop County
(Seaside Signal © 01/24/2013) - Scholarship pageant contestant Lorraine Basch interested in Pacific for German, Anthropology and Politics & Government. 

118th Irrigation Festival's dignitaries
(Sequim Gazette [Wash.] © 01/24/2013) - Alumnus Neil Cays (Optometry) a 'Grand Pioneer' for Irrigation Festival.  

Community health project seeks nonprofit status, hires architect
(Beaverton Valley Times © 01/24/2013) - City of Beaverton hopes to develop community health center to serve as training site for Pacific students. 

Food bank volunteers find helping others is their bag
(Beaverton Valley Times © 01/24/2013) - University co-sponsors Oregon Food Bank West food drive. 

Pacific's Streng Keeps Plugging Away
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser [Hawai'i] © 01/23/2013) - Boxer and Men's Wrestling student-athlete Nik Streng. 

City seeks sustainability input Saturday
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/23/2013) - University mention: Collaboration with City of Forest Grove. 

Beaverton Community Health Partnership exploring non-profit status, seeking health center site
(The Oregonian  © 01/23/2013) - City of Beaverton hopes to develop community health center to serve as training site for Pacific students. 

"Not the Same Old Song and Dance" concert at Pacific University will showcase toe-tapping music
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian online  © 01/23/2013) - Oregon Symphonic Band, under the direction of Pacific director of bands Michael Burch-Pesses.

Forest Grove marketers troll for OPB audience
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/23/2013) - University part of City of Forest Grove tourism video. 

News Briefs
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/23/2013) - Girls Gather for Computer Science camp applications being accepted. 

Playing the recruiting game in Division III
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian online © 01/22/2013) - University's intercollegiate athletics department featured, with recruiting efforts as an NCAA Division III member the focus. 

Oregon University Opens Location in Hawai'i to Serve its Growing Ohana
(Hawaiian Reporter © 01/22/2013) - Hawai'i Office opening advance. 

Forest Grove and Pacific University honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with march and program
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian online © 01/21/2013) 

Optometrist Don Hood, 67, founded Vision Care Specialists
(Denver Post © 01/20/2013) - News obituary for alumnus Don Hood (Optometry). 

Can Oregon catch up to Texas on tuition equity for undocumented immigrants?
(The Oregonian  © 01/18/2013) - Opinion piece by Social Work associate professor Jessica Ritter. 

Forest Grove Friday Update: Blood drive, Japanese cooking and music from under the sea lead up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day
(The Oregonian © 01/18-19/2013) - University's MLK Day activities promoted. 

Men's Basketball: Pacific's Danny Brakebush Named To Team of the Week
( © 01/18/2013) 

Pacific University accepting applications for third annual Girls Gather for Computer Science summer camp
(  © 01/18/2013)

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013