Unveiling of Boxer III Highlights Pacific University Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018 logoHundreds of Pacific University alumni are expected to return to campus this weekend for Homecoming 2018.

Among the most anticipated events is the unveiling of Boxer III, the third version of an iconic statue symbolizing one of higher education’s most unique mascots.

Additionally, university alumni will take a look back at their participation in the Tom McCall Forum, one of Oregon’s most high-profile public policy events from 1982 to 2007.

The university will also hold its biennial Alumni Awards Dinner, where it will recognize three distinguished alumni for outstanding contributions to their communities and alma mater. 

Homecoming festivities will also include traditional staples, including:

Golden Guard Induction and Sidewalk Signing - Class of 1968

Noise Parade

Boxer Nation Celebration

Additionally, Pacific University Theatre will present Silent Sky, the remarkable story of female astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, as its fall production. Following Friday evening’s performance, attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the various stars and the night sky through a special telescope viewing session presented by the Physics Department.

Visit pacificu.edu/homecoming for a complete schedule of events.

Journalists and news crews planning to cover the festivities should contact Joe Lang at 503-352-2902 or jlang@pacificu.edu for assistance.

Oct. 17, 2018