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In December 2011, Pacific conferred its first gerontology certificates to a class of interdisciplinary health professionals. Pacific's first online-only program, the gerontology certification is a spin-off of the School of Occupational Therapy and seeks to improve elder care.
Charlotte Basch smiling in thumbnail
Pacific sophomore Charlotte Basch started re-writing her people's history when she was 12. Now, she is a leader in the Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe and is studying ways to help bring her heritage back to life.
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 the Pacific University Library.
Pacific University president Lesley Hallick has named Cassie S. McVeety as the institution's vice president for University Advancement following a national search.  
Scholarship fund remembers the giving nature of a Pacific University alumnus.
Docent shares personal connection with Pacific history.
Sporting elaborate tattoos on his arms, a pair of studded earrings and faded jeans and shirt, Don Schweitzer doesn’t appear to be a college professor who has just won a prestigious grant.

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