Pacific University Choral Director and Professor Scott Tuomi was honored with The John C. McManus Distinguished Teacher Award in January by the Oregon Music Education Association.
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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!
A new memorial scholarship will provide financial support to continuing undergraduates and graduate students who are studying to become choral music educators.
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.
Elizabeth "Betsy" Hesser: Outstanding Instrumentalist; Outstanding Senior in Social Sciences; Outstanding Senior in Psychology
Elizabeth “Betsy” Hesser ’21 was named Pacific University’s Outstanding Instrumentalist and Outstanding Senior in Social Sciences.
Jen Bass '21 was named the 2021 Pacific University Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate in the College of Arts and Sciences.
We may find comfort and a restored sense of wonder in any of these forms of artistic expression.
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.”
When he attended Pacific, Jeremie Murfin didn’t necessarily see himself as an entrepreneur. First he was a teacher, but as opportunities emerged, he seized them, and then persevered through various business challenges and setbacks. He now finds himself as part owner of a Hillsboro, Ore.,-based music business that has thrived even during a pandemic.