Alumna Cheron Mayhall '64 hikes the Grand Canyon at age 69, while battling her second round of breast cancer. "This was the most painful and difficult challenge I have ever chosen to undertake," she said. “But it served to lift my spirits upon completion, and that aura hasn’t faded yet.”
Selected news stories featuring or mentioning the university.
The Center for a Sustainable Society will open July 1 and be directed by retiring College of Arts & Sciences Dean John Hayes, who will transition to the new role in a part-time capacity.
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.
Pacific’s College of Education is taking a new approach to teacher training, embedding science and math professionals in the diverse, high-needs Woodburn School District.
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.
Elder Care: New Online Gerontology Certificate Program Helps Healthcare Providers Serve Aging Population
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.