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Pacific alumni Clark '65, '70 and Rae Peters '65
Pacific alumni Clark '65, MSEd '70 and Rae Peters '65 fund scholarship for speech-language pathology through pledge.
Student Emergency Fund
Members of the Pacific University Student Senate, the Professional Student Senate and the Residence Hall Associate voted to reallocate $41,500 to the Student Emergency Fund, with the possibility of more contributions to follow.
Legislation known as the CARES Act, designed to rescue the economy from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, was passed by Congress and signed into law by the president on March 27, 2020.
Rick Kimbrough
After a nationwide search, Kimbrough will join Pacific from St. Mary's University in Texas this summer.
Student Emergency Fund
We have established the Pacific University Student Emergency Fund to assist graduate and undergraduate students cope with unforeseen financial emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Optometry exam
Dr. Hiromasa Kanai OD ’07 and Fuji Optical Co., Ltd. support student success through their $25,000 Diamond Sponsorship of the College of Optometry’s 75th Anniversary Gala.
December 2019 was the most successful month of giving in Pacific University’s history.
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.

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