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A high-school counselor once doubted Jennifer Hardacker's ability to attend college. Hardacker was the first in her family to go to college and has gone on to earn a master of fine arts, become an award-winning filmmaker, and teach at Pacific University.
Melissa Lowery '10 created her documentary, Black Girl in Suburbia, to start conversations. That's exactly what she's doing as the film is screening around the state. Catch it this month at Pacific and at the Portland Black Film Festival.
Melissa Lowery '09
Melissa Lowery '09 debuts her feature-length documentary, "Black Girl in Suburbia," about the experience of growing up black in suburban Oregon.
Aaron Fentress '91 chose Pacific for its journalism program. After graduation, he worked his way up at The Oregonian before becoming a cable TV sports commentator.
Rich Burk, the Voice of Summer
Rich Burk ’88 came to Pacific to play baseball and found a career as an announcer. Today, he’s the radio voice of Oregon’s newest minor league team, the Hillsboro Hops.

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