In light of KISS' End of the Road Tour concert in Portland on Friday, Pacific also thanks Tommy for his long-standing support of Pacific as a Trustee and through many philanthropic ventures.
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After Bernard Brown '49, OD '50 earned a Purple Heart and his way home from the European Theater in World War II, he pursued a lifelong career in optometry with a degree from Pacific University. Now, he's helping other veterans follow him into the profession.
The university thanked its most dedicated donors, including the latest inductees of the 1849 Society and President's Circle, during the annual Celebration of Giving, held Nov. 29.
A new donor-supported outdoor classroom in the Early Learning Community gives Pacific's youngest students an innovative place to explore and future teachers a place to transform education.
When Ruth Gomez '19 told her mother she wanted to go to college, she became her family's "Esperanza" or Hope. With the help of their sacrifices, and critical scholarships, she's on track to be the first in her family to graduate from college
Pacific students and alumni say personal faculty support is what sets Pacific apart. "The opportunities the professors are willing to create for you, and connect with you, are phenomenal," says recent alumna Erin Wilson '05, PharmD '18.
An innovative gift to Pacific helped link outreach efforts in optometry and dental hygiene, creating interprofessional care opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience while meeting the critical needs of our communities.
University's total enrollment continues to increase among both undergraduate and graduate/professional student segments.
Boxer I and Boxer II have been absent from campus for years, but Boxer III was unveiled during 2018 Homecoming festivities.
A grassroots fundraising initiative, funded entirely through gifts by alumni, students and friends of Pacific, has resulted in the creation of a new statue of Pacific’s beloved mascot almost five decades after the original Boxer went missing.