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Elburn "Coop" Cooper ’51, died Sept. 5, 2022, at age 98. Cooper grew up in Fargo, N.D
Derek Brown
Derek Brown '98, MAT '99, says leadership "was a powerful idea for me." His career as an educator, policy setter, officer and musician illustrates that.
The Autumn Choreographers Concert and Jazz Nite are approaching. Get your tickets now for in person and virtual performances!
Pacific students singing in choir
A new memorial scholarship will provide financial support to continuing undergraduates and graduate students who are studying to become choral music educators.
Leiana Petlewski '21
A dance and applied theatre double major, Leiana Petlewski '21 was selected as Pacific’s undergraduate valedictorian for May 2021 Commencement. She also was named the university’s Outstanding Senior in Applied Theatre (along with fellow graduate Julia Peterson ’21), Outstanding Senior in Dance, and Outstanding Senior in the Arts.
Hesser
Elizabeth “Betsy” Hesser ’21 was named Pacific University’s Outstanding Instrumentalist and Outstanding Senior in Social Sciences.
Grad Teaser
Jen Bass '21 was named the 2021 Pacific University Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate in the College of Arts and Sciences. 
In Memoriam: Bruce McInnes
Hands on piano
We may find comfort and a restored sense of wonder in any of these forms of artistic expression.
Samantha Trulock's "Cycle"
Samantha Trulock ’14, known professionally as Sam Tru, has attracted attention for Cycle, her 2020 debut. The album made it to the second round of selection for the 2020 Grammys in the categories for Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance and Song of the Year, for “Let Me Down Easy.”

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