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Former Pacific, current University of Limerick student McKenna Davidson has invested a lot to pursue her football dream.
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The Department of English is pleased to announce the newest membership of Alpha Chi Omega, Pacific University's chapter of the internal Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. The 2019 class includes 20 students in Anthropology, Biology, Chinese, Creative Writing, Editing & Publishing, English Literature, Music, Philosophy, Sociology, Spanish, and Theatre majors and minors.
Arnold Taylor ’51 died Mar. 20, 2019, at age 93.
Anahita (Nemat) Renner '03 and husband Christopher welcomed their son, Christopher Waldo Renner, on Mar. 9, 2019. 
Pacific will host a high school chamber ensembles contest on Friday, April 26 and a high school musician solo competition on Saturday, April 27.
The award will allow Tavares to complete the manuscript for her first book, a study of four 16th-century British theater companies and their contributions..
Five-time winner of the Pacific Northwest Bookseller Award and MFA Faculty member Pete Fromm joins Counterpoint Press to publish his forthcoming novel, A Job You Mostly Won't Know How to Do. 
Taylor Swanson OD ’17 was recently welcomed to the Brainerd (Minn.) Eyecare Center team, joining his wife, Alicia Archibald-Swanson OD ’17, who has been practicing there since June 2017. 
McKenna Davidson ’16 was recently featured in The Irish Times, a daily newspaper in Ireland, for the efforts she has invested into pursuing her dreams playing soccer.
Chelsea Van Dyke Reich PA ’15 recently joined the Essentia Health-Moorhead Clinic team in Moorhead, Minn., as one of their new physician assistants.