Pacific University in the News: Sept. 21 - Oct. 4, 2012


City secures $1.6 million for community health partnership
(Beaverton Valley Times © 10/04/2012) - University mentioned as a core partner of City of Beaverton's Community Health Partnership. 

Gimres leaves big footprint in history
(Hillsboro Tribune © 10/04/2012) - University mention: Alumni Kerensa and Karsten Gimre. 

Forest Grove Fire & Rescue hires new coordinator strengthen volunteer base
(The Oregonian  © 10/02/2012) - Alumnus and Forest Grove Fire Lieutenant Tad Buckingham appointed to recruitment position. Pacific University Outback director Chad Toomey, a volunteer firefighter, is pictured in a story photo. 

Oregonian to launch weekly newspaper in Forest Grove
(The Oregonian  © 10/02/2012) - University mention. 

Admissions and IT: Partners with a Plan to Achieve Enrollment Goals
(University Business © 10/02/2012) - Admissions administrative services manager Angela Skjeie among speakers for upcoming web seminar on working with IT departments to achieve enrollment goals. 

Guitar brothers
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 10/02/2012) - Preview of Performing Arts Series concert featuring Strunz & Farah. 

Boxers come up short
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 10/02/2012) - Football game coverage vs. Whitworth (Sept. 29). 

Obama is more like Ike than Marx
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 10/02/2012) - Opinion by Professor Emeritus Russ Dondero. 

Sun and supporters make chalk festival a success
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 10/02/2012) - Commentary by Event Scheduling Coordinator Roylene Read. 

First female police chief takes reins
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 10/02/2012) - University mention: President Lesley Hallick. 

Whitworth hangs on to beat Pacific, improves to 5-0
(KXLY Channel 4 ABC [Spokane, Wash.] © 09/30/2012) - Football game coverage vs. Whitworth (Sept. 29). 

FOOTBALL: Second Half Rallies Fall Short As Whitworth Knocks Off Pacific On Homecoming
( © 09/29/2012) 

Sports Information Director Blake Timm appears on "Washington County Today" radio broadcast
(KUIK 1360-AM Westside Talk Radio [Hillsboro] © 09/28/2012) 

Legend of Boxer statues lost tail highlights Pacific homecoming
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 09/25/2012) 

Scene and Heard: Adelante Mujeres and Windermere Foundation
(The Oregonian © 09/28/2012) - President Lesley Hallick pictured with Adelante Mujeres co-founders and Forest Grove School District superintendent at Adelante Mujeres anniversary celebration. 

Pacific University's own Carnegie Hall celebrates 100 years
( © 09/28/2012) 

Pacific University's new Master of Fine Arts in Writing office opens with book signing on Oct. 4
(  © 09/28/2012) 

Veteran Hillsboro planning director retiring, but not calling it quits
(The Oregonian  © 09/28/2012) - Alumnus Pat Ribellia '69 retiring after long career as Hillsboro planning director. 

School notes
(Forest Grove News Times © 09/27/2012) - University's health degree programs among the ‘best in health care’ 

Injury inspires this week's Academic All-Star
(KHQ Right Now [Spokane, Wash.] © 09/27/2012) - High school girl's soccer standout considering Pacific for its exercise science program. 

NACDS Foundation names more PREP grant recipients
(Chain Drug Review © 09/26/2012) - School of Pharmacy selected for Community Pharmacy Residency Expansion Project, receives $50,000 grant for partnership with Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. Syndicated in other pharmaceutical publications. 

The doctor will see you, but not your insurance
(Everett Herald © 09/26/2012) - Optometry alumna Sara Wees, O.D. '91. 

Almost Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Safe Wear & Care Of Contact Lenses (But Were Afraid To Ask) CBS Atlanta   Reuters © 09/25/2012
Optometry assistant professor Christi Closson provides analysis and advice. Syndicated nationally and internationally (Canada, Germany, UK) more than 90 times. 

Maggie's Buns: Tasty, reasonably priced food and huge cinnamon buns
(The Oregonian  © 09/25/2012) - University mention. 

Inglis helps UO golfers climb to 10th after her best collegiate round
(Eugene Register-Guard © 09/24/2012) - University Athletics mentions: Cross Country, Golf.  

Challengers and incumbents for statewide offices are racing to build campaign war chests
(Statesman Journal © 09/24/2012) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis. Also appeared in the Silverton Appeal and Stayton Mail. 

President Hallick appears on "Washington County Today" radio broadcast
(KUIK 1360-AM Westside Talk Radio [Hillsboro] © 09/21/2012) 

Helvetia Culture Fest, Mt. Hood Snowsport Swap, Orenco Heritage Days: Washington County weekend
(The Oregonian  © 09/21/2012) - University mention: Portland Chamber Orchestra concert at Pacific. 

Forest Grove Friday Update: Events abound!
(The Oregonian online © 09/21/2012) - Hispanic Heritage forum mention.

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012