The Pacific difference spans generations. Kres Pedersen '79, OD '82 and his daughter Amy Pedersen '08, OD '11 both found personal connections and meaningful careers through Pacific's undergraduate and graduate programs.
“I feel really lucky to have found what I want to do for the rest of my life.”
Pacific biology degree offered strong route to veterinary school for 2009 alumna. "I actually think it helped set me apart from other applicants."
Jill (Remiticado) Uyeda '03 helped start Pacific's women's wrestling program. Today, she uses the tenacity she learned as a wrestler and the science she learned as a physics major in her construction career.
Flashes of War by Katey Schultz MFA '08 is named on a list of 15 great books about Iraq and Afghanistan.
Pacific alumna Mālia Purdy '11 finds her passion in public health, serving Native Hawaiians in her home state.
Two Pacific alumni found each other — and a shared love of education — in Pacific's Master of Arts in Teaching Program.
After a year in Mexico on a Fulbright Scholarship, Catie Prechtel '14 has headed south again to keep teaching English. An anthropology and Spanish major at Pacific, Prechtel hopes to make a career teaching English and exploring other cultures.
Heron Souza de Azevedo ’14 has worked nearly a decade to help grow American football in his native Brazil. In July 2015, he represented his nation's team at the International Federation of American Football World Championship in Ohio.
Willard Bleything ’51, OD ’52 Named Fifth Recipient of Kamelia Massih Prize for a Distinguished Optometrist
Dr. Bleything is a former College of Optometry dean and professor and also served as the university provost.