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Daisy Rizo '17, MSW '18 is able to combine her passion for social work with her desire to assist other Latinos.
MSW students and staff attending the walk
Students and staff from the Pacific University Master of Social Work program attended the Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention in Eugene, OR on September 30. The walk is organized by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention whose goal is to reduce the annual suicide rate.
fruit market in a street in Guatemala
Students from the Master of Social Work program participated in a two-week winter immersion program in Guatemala with professor Michele Eggers. Students received five hours of Spanish language instruction every day and resided with Guatemalan host families.
During the month of March we have been honoring important Pacific women like Claire Argow, one of the first three women to attain a law degree from Yale Law School in 1930. 
Hannah Struder
The Master of Social Work Program opened new professional doors for Hannah Struder MSW '16.
"I think social work picked me.” Gustavo Presidente MSW ’16 was volunteering and working when he decided to advance his career with a master in social work from Pacific University.
Adriana Monge
Adriana Monge is a social worker at Centro Latino Americano, a Eugene agency that offers practicum placements for students in the Master of Social Work Program.
Sporting elaborate tattoos on his arms, a pair of studded earrings and faded jeans and shirt, Don Schweitzer doesn’t appear to be a college professor who has just won a prestigious grant.