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Pacific’s Professional Senate has joined the calls for action in response to the Black Lives Matter movement with a petition asking for a course dedicated to the healthcare needs of marginalized people with a focus on the healthcare providers’ role on dismantling the oppressive system.
Title Card for episode 4
In episode 4 of Rising from the Margins, "Listen To Your Gut," staff psychologist and EDI Outreach Director Dr. Shirley Ley invites you to join her in conversation on the importance of listening to your gut when countering and resisting oppression and hate.
As the 2020-2021 Undergraduate Student Senate Executive Board, it is a priority of ours to support the physical and mental health along with the well being of the student body. We stand for the justice of Black individuals and that doesn’t stop at the nature of performative activism. We are here for you now and always. All Black lives matter all the time. We demand change.
Jeffery Szabo OT '19 and his spouse welcomed their daughter, Jemma Joyelle Szabo, on May 2, 2020. 
Scott Pike '68, OD '70 has been awarded the Pacific University Alumni Association 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award.
In Memoriam: Kristin Diaz PharmD '10
Matthew Meyer family
Matthew Meyer '75, who was named the 2020 recipient of the Alumni Association's David and Sandy Lowe Outstanding Service Award, is a volunteer by nature.
In Memoriam: Alison Shafer PharmD '16
Breanne McGhee
Breanne McGhee OD ’16, MEd ’16, PhDEL '21 hasn't let COVID-19 setbacks slow her down — even though she can't hug anybody. 
Dennis Carline was named coach of the year by Comcast Sports Northwest
As a coach, teacher, mentor and father, Dennis Carline '79, MST '88 has made a profound difference in the lives of underserved kids.