Summers joined the Pacific University Graduate & Professional Admissions team in 2007, supporting the School of Learning & Teaching and Master of Social Work programs on the Eugene Campus.
News, Media and Stories | Teaching
Cameron Broome MAT '20 had a calling to be a teacher; to help, educate, support and encourage others as he had done throughout his whole life.
“The positive impact that a relationship with an educator can have in a student's life is what drove me into education,” Van Atta said.
Three Pacific teaching alumni are among grant-winning educators in Oregon.
Jerimy Kelley '06, MAT '08 will become the principal of Scappoose High School in July 2021.
A kindergarten teacher's extra effort set Lillian Wolfe '20 on the path to teaching.
Kawika Boro '13, MAT '14 is the choir and piano teacher at Kamehameha Maui following the retirement of the founding choir teacher in 2020.
Michelle Andersen MAT '98 published her debut book, a children's picture book titled The Owl Who Asks Why.
As the parent of five, Keli Bruehling BEd ’22 already knows she loves kids. But balancing that family with a job and a college education? That would take love and dedication. Bruehling is in her first year of the Pacific University School of Learning & Teaching bachelor of education program in Roseburg, Ore. “I quickly learned that my family, my employer, my professors and my cohort make an amazing support system and they want to help me succeed,” she said.
Andy Haugen ’11, MAT ’13 loves seeing his students’ “ah-ha” moments. “You always get a different group of students every year, and you never know what their background or thought processes are,” he said. “It’s always fresh, it’s always unique.” Haugen is a history teacher at Valley Catholic High School, a private school in Beaverton, Ore., where he also is the school librarian.