News, Media and Stories | Optometry

Michelle Kester ’16 and Nathan Ho OD’18 were married on July 30, 2022. Ho is a Pacific graduate from the Optometry School, and Kester graduated with an International Business degree.
David Goss '72, OD '74 has published From Spectacle Making Trade to Scholarly Profession: A History of Optometry in the United States, by Pacific University Press.
photos of guest speakers
Join us on International Women’s Day, Wednesday, March 8 at 4 p.m. PST, for an alumnae panel of women leaders as we celebrate the inauguration of our 18th president, Jennifer Coyle ’90, OD ’93, MS ’00, who is the third woman to lead our university.
MBA students in class
Connect on Zoom for our first MBA Open House of the year! Learn about Pacific's MBA program, ask questions and get help with your application. 
AMIGOS Eye Care team in Guatemala
Pacific University's AMIGOS Eye Care and partner Enfoque Ixcán embarked on its first international eye care mission trip in August, since the pandemic. 
Are you passionate about libraries (or even just deeply curious) and want to help shape Pacific's library services? Consider applying to become a member of the University Libraries' Student Advisory Board.
Pacific alumni from the Class of 1981 to the Class of 1989 gathered at the home of JoJo (Worden) Brunelle ’85 and John Brunelle ’83 in Boise, Idaho for a reunion in August.
Craig Bowen ’83, OD ’86 was elected board secretary-treasurer for the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association at its annual meeting in July.
Pacific EyeVan
Pacific's Optometry EyeVan and partners hit the road for the first time this spring since the pandemic. Summer trips include local and international community outreach.  
Rachel Martel ’17, MEd’19, OD ’20 earned a leadership certificate at the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association's annual meeting in July.