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Pacific University alumni spread holiday cheer in the world this season.
Nevin Mays, Class of 2000, describes her responsibilities as a freelance editor specializing in children’s books and how her college education influences and transfers over to what she does now. Read more here:
Vance "jumps in" to what matters. Most recently: as a leading fundraiser for the Base2Space cancer research event in honor of her parents.
Lindsay Partain '16 finds professional success in the theatre world.
The Olympia, Wash. resident and 2015 Fulbright award recipient is one of just 129 scholars to be selected for China's equivalent of a Rhodes Scholarship.
Devin Fachko, Class of 2014, applied for many positions in the field of science before she found a job that she felt was perfect for her. Read about her experience as a Research Assistant at Oregon Health & Science University’s Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute here.
Steven Wong, Class of 2007, put in ten years of hard work to gain enough knowledge and experience in film before he landed his sweet job at Laika. Read about what he does and the straightforward advice he has for people interested in scoring a career in the film industry.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Michael Bridges, PT, DPT '08.
Forrest Barnes, Class of 2014, works in growing the Palm Harbor Homes business and market share. Read this interview to learn how he overcame certain challenges and keeps on strong despite the hardships.
For Robin Johnson, Class of 2009, knowing what he liked was no problem – but knowing what career he would like was a different question entirely. Find out here what resources he got help from to find a job that was both enjoyable and suitable to his skill set.

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