Pacific University in the News: May 25 - June 7, 2012


The future Miss Oregon?
(The World [Coos Bay] © 06/07/2012) - Future Boxer Chelsea Hill aspires to become a physician. 

2012 Aberdeen High School Honor Grads
(The Daily World [Aberdeen, Wash.] © 06/07/2012) - Future Boxer Emily Penttila. 

Good grades lead to big bucks
(Keizer Times © 06/07/2012) - Future Boxer Jessica Mendez-Vasquez aspires to be a pediatrician. 

Maui students earn college degrees at Mainland schools
(The Maui News [Hawaii] © 06/07/2012) - Recent University graduates from Maui. 

Pacific University readings June 15-22 to feature some of America's best writers
(  © 06/07/2012) - MFA in Writing spring readings. 

6/6 Academic Honors
(Polk County Itemizer-Observer [Dallas, Ore.] © 06/07/2012) - Recent University graduates from Polk County. 

Cascade Vision takes over former Wy'east Optiik
(Sandy Post  © 06/07/2012) - Optometry alumnus Mel MacPhee. 

(The Trinity Journal [Weaverville, Calif.] © 06/06/2012) - Graduation announcement Katrin Beane (Professional Psychology) 

Smoke-Free College and University Campuses
(KAUZ (CBS) 6 [Wichita Falls, Texas] © 06/06/2012) - University mention: Health Professions Campus. 

He's Not Just A Teacher
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 06/06/2012) - Alumnus Howard "Butch" Sullivan. 

Ore. military museum fund drive off to good start
(Portland Business Journal © 06/05/2012) - University mention: KISS guitarist and Pacific Trustee Tommy Thayer. 

Washington County News: Beaverton School District cuts sink in; officer-involved shooting stuns Aloha neighbors
(The Oregonian online © 06/05/2012) - College of Optometry provides children from Africa complimentary eye care and materials. 

More than just stylish accessories, sunglasses protect your peepers from harmful UV rays
(Staten Island Advance [N.Y.] © 06/05/2012) - Alumnus and Optometry assistant professor Fraser Horn '00, O.D. '04 provides analysis. 

Pirates honored at first ever NKN ‘signing day’
(Tillamook Headlight Herald © 06/05/2012) - Future Boxer and football student-athlete Austin Cherry.  

West Albany to say farewell to 330 seniors
(Albany Democrat-Herald © 06/03/2012) - Future Boxer and West Albany HS co-valedictorian Nicole Lewey. 

Classroom Briefs
(The Arizona Daily Sun [Flagstaff] © 06/03/2012) - Graduation announcement: Eric Johansen (Optometry) 

Stanley Yamane named 2012 recipient of Kamelia Massih Prize
(The Garden Island [Lihue, Hawaii] © 06/03/2012) - Alumnus Stanley J. Yamane '65, O.D. '66 

Local student graduates from Pacific University
(Scottsbluff Star-Herald [Neb.] © 06/03/2012) - Jaime Hazen (Optometry) 

Vote for the top student-athletes of 2012 (BOYS)
(Everett Herald [Wash.] © 06/01/2012) - Future Boxer and Stanwood HS alumnus Jeff Ness. 

Waterville's Gerrie earns master's degree
(The Morning Sentinel [Waterville, Maine] © 05/31/2012) - Alumna Mary Gerrie (Professional Psychology). 

Sports In Brief: Jackson signs on for double duty
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 05/30/2012) - Tennis coach and Exercise Science associate professor Brian Jackson. 

Innovations in Education
(Pharmacy Times © 05/31/2012) - University mention: School of Pharmacy. 

School notes
(The Bulletin [Bend] © 05/30/2012) - Hometown graduation announcements.  

Pacific hearing center modeled on eye clinic
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 05/30/2012) - School of Audiology. 

School Notes: Memorial event honors Pacific professor
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 05/30/2012) - School of Professional Psychology associate professor Johan Rosqvist. 

Duerr to play baseball at Pacific
(Lebanon Express © 05/30/2012) 

Torquato ready for the unknown at Pacific University in Oregon
(Imperial Valley Press [El Centro, Calif.] © 05/29/2012) 

Standout Grads: Ashley Silva, Wahkiakum
(Longview Daily News [Wash.] © 05/29/2012) - Future Boxer aspires to be an optometrist. 

Shannon Soper of Rockford graduates from Pacific University
(Rockford Register Star  [Ill.] © 05/29/2012) 

Student Art and School News for May 28, 2012
(The News-Review [Roseburg] © 05/28/2012) - Future Boxer Jordan Gegenhuber. 

Whitewater High School grads-to-be earn $517,558
(Fort Atkinson Daily Union [Wisc.] © 05/26/2012) - University awards scholarship to Mia Prohaska. 

Tigers get in some quality work
(Yamhill Valley News-Register [McMinnville] © 05/26/2012) - Future Boxer and football student-athlete Tim Claussen looks forward to his Pacific experience. 

Give Athletes a Shot at Better Vision 
(Review of Optometry © 05/25/2012) - Authored by Optometry professor Graham Erickson, O.D. 

Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce honors local 'stars' at annual awards dinner
(Hillsboro Argus © 05/25/2012) - Trustee George Burlingham and wife Ruth honored by Greater Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce with Philanthropic Leadership Award.

Friday, June 8, 2012