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Casas Cofradía
A double major, two campus jobs, one off-campus job and an internship that plays to his strengths: Enrique Casas Cofradia '23 is always in fifth gear.
Zoraida Espinoza '22 was a national semifinalist in prose, and Pacific University's forensics team finished 15th in the President's Division II and 33rd overall in the 2021 National Forensics Association National Championship Tournament.
Heidi Nielsen
There’s no telling where an art degree will take you. Just ask Heidi Nielsen ’96.
Pacific University's Queer Coalition is interested in hosting a Lavender Graduation ceremony to honor the contributions and academic achievements of queer students, however they may identify. Please fill out a survey and share your interest in this virtual event.. 
Though classes and assignments may be winding down, Outdoor Pursuits excursions and day trips are still in full swing! Grab a friend and join OP staff for memorable, fun-filled days, out on the water, or on land! Enjoy a variety of activities with Outdoor Pursuits such as a surfing day adventure, an all-women sea kayaking trip, or a build-your-own-day trip. 
Cameron Broome MAT '20
Cameron Broome MAT '20 had a calling to be a teacher; to help, educate, support and encourage others as he had done throughout his whole life. 
Scott Korb
Scott Korb, who directs Pacific University's low-residency MFA in Writing program, was awarded the Walt Morey Fellowship by Oregon Literary Arts.
Ellen Bass
Ellen Bass, who teaches in Pacific University's low-residency MFA in Writing program, was awarded a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry.
Teal ribbon for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Pacific University is offering a movie screening that shines a light on the ways in which we can rebuild society and shift culture. Also meet members of the Confidential Advocate Network on April 26.
Hands on piano
We may find comfort and a restored sense of wonder in any of these forms of artistic expression.