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Dental Hygiene Student
Pacific's dental hygiene program has always been on the forefront of it's field, thanks in part to the leadership of founding director Lisa Rowley. Today, Rowley remains a generous supporter of dental hygiene students, and the school is piloting innovations in dental care.
Lead On logo against snow backdrop
Generous donors have pushed Pacific more than two-thirds of the way to our fundraising goal, and students like Amber Smith '20 and Deanté Grinner '20 and many others are already benefiting.
Amber Smith '20
A car accident put Amber Smith's college education on hold. When she returned to campus, she found herself on an unexpected path.
Lisa Rowley
Lisa Rowley is one of 10 Pacific University donors inducted in 2019 into the President’s Circle, a giving society recognizing those who have given at least $100,000 to Pacific over their lifetimes.
Deanté Grinner '20
Financial support for internships launch student careers. For Deanté Grinner ’20, first recipient of Pacific University’s Arts & Sciences Endowed Internship Fund Scholarship, the $500 scholarship helped cover his expenses while working as an unpaid intern during the summer of 2019 at a Cornelius-based cinematic grip and lighting firm.
Albertsons Companies has supported Pacific's School of Pharmacy for more than a decade through professional training, student scholarships and more.
Holiday gift
As the calendar year comes to an end, we hope you will consider supporting Pacific University and our students with a year-end gift. Every gift, of any amount, makes an impact, and there are many different ways to support Pacific and our students.
Edwin Park in uniform
The university's Veterans Resource Center, and new scholarships for Pacific student-veterans, were made possible by a World War II veterans who believes strongly in the importance of education.
Lupe Flores
For Guadalupe “Lupe” Flores ’21, Pacific University is a sort of cultural and academic bridge between her family’s rural past and her promising future.
Horizontal Logo for the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Pacific University recently received a grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust for the Boxer Makerspace.

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