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Hundreds of Pacific alumni are expected to return to campus for a weekend of fellowship filled with Boxer Spirit.
Boxer III
Third Version of Statue Depicting Iconic Mascot to be Unveiled at Pacific University's 2018 Homecoming
Trombley Square dressed as a Perfectionists set
Filming will take place primarily outdoors and is being scheduled to ensure a minimal impact on student learning.
Wax mold of Boxer III statue
A grassroots fundraising initiative, funded entirely through gifts by alumni, students and friends of Pacific, has resulted in the creation of a new statue of Pacific’s beloved mascot almost five decades after the original Boxer went missing.
McCall Forum
For more than quarter of a century, the Pacific University Tom McCall Forum was a fixture of the Portland political scene
Wilma Percifield '43
Wilma (Schildhauer) Percifield '43 is the only known member of her class planning a trip to Homecoming 2018.
Megaphone Pom Pom
University will honor its 2018 Alumni Association award recipients at a special dinner and ceremony on Friday, Oct. 19 as part of Homecoming festivities.
Steve Dustrude with his wife Cyndy and daughters, Erin and Amy, after he received an OEA award for member rights
Steve Dustrude applied his education at Pacific to become a school speech therapist, helping young people to master their difficulties with language. Along the way, he became a union activist and leader.
Daintry Bartoldus with Alice, her developmentally disabled, live-in friend, Alice. "She's a hoot," Bartoldus said.
Daintry Bartoldus '88 could never have planned the life she's led since graduating from Pacific, but her work with developmentally disabled people and systems in Hawaii has inspired many.
The longtime musician and educator will be honored during the university's Fall Choral Concert on Friday, Oct. 12.

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