The English Language Institute (ELI) at Pacific University is a program for students who want to improve their academic English language skills before they take university classes in the United States. Most ELI students who successfully complete the ELI program transfer to one of Pacific University’s undergraduate or graduate programs.
Julissa Rosales is a senior at Pacific University majoring in Environmental Science and Economics. She is also a Voyages trip leader. She is leading a group of students canoeing and backpacking at Waldo Lake in Oregon.
Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes alumni in three categories: Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award, Davod & Sandy Lowe Outstanding Alumni Service Award, Young Alumni Leadership Award.
Joel Cowley is a senior transfer student who participates in the Transfer Student Club as well as Pacific University's Swim team.
Pacific's Parent Association offers support to families of Pacific students, and participates in prominent events at the university. They invite parents and families of Pacific students to volunteer and enjoy the festivities.
Walter Gordinier ‘73 creates structural art out of glass in his Portland studio. Among his creations are the glass panels on the second floor of Pacific’s library, built in 1995. Read more in the Spring 2012 issue of Pacific magazine: bit.ly/Gordinier
Students and faculty from the College of Health Professions join local service agencies in providing care for the homeless and underserved during the annual Project Homeless Connect. Read more in the Spring 2012 issue of Pacific magazine: bit.ly/PromiseHelp
Aaron Greer is an Anthropology professor at Pacific University. He has been very influential in the Anthropology club as well as creating study abroad opportunities for students.
Dr. Martin Fischer joined Pacific University as Director and Professor of Communications Sciences and Disorders. He specializes in child language disorders as well as the application of technology to the discipline of speech-language pathology.
From a neighborhood school to an orphanage half a world away, Pacific’s School of Occupational Therapy puts community partnerships at the forefront of student learning. Read more in the Spring 2012 issue of Pacific magazine: bit.ly/OTservice