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Fallon Harris '14 with students at Cornelius Elementary
Alumna Fallon Harris '14 created the nonprofit Eden Acres, promoting environmental literacy for all learners of all ages. Today, the organization is partnered with area schools, public agencies, and businesses, offering outdoor classes and sustainability activities for youth.
Jonas Hanna pictured smiling
Recent business alumnus Jonas Hanna '18 launched his business just before graduation. Less than a year later, his product is on the market in stores like Made in Oregon.
A retired educator and speech pathologist, Steve Dustrude '73 has invested in student success, in and out of the classroom. He's been a leader in Oregon's education system and an advocate for student support at Pacific University.
Ian Cheslock OD '21 wrote his grandfather's name in the wet concrete.
Third-generation Pacific optometry student Ian Cheslock honored his family legacy by signing his late grandfather's name into the Golden Guard sidewalk.
The games are an international multi-sports event for young athletes with physical disabilities.
When Luis Cisneros MAT ‘13 was a child, he worked with his family members in the fields and ditches around Nyssa, Ore., on the Idaho border. Now he’s overseeing other young people as dean of students at Nyssa Elementary School. 
Jane’t Schab MA '18 has held to one mantra: Never give up. Through a challenging childhood, family tragedy, balancing school and family, and an enduring long-term bout with breast cancer, Schab has come back to that phrase time and again.
For four years, the Goss family has hosted their annual California Boxer Social for incoming Pacific students from Southern California.
We are honored to announce the recipients of the 2018 Alumni Association Awards.
Tim & Cathy Tran on Campus, Tran Library Dedication
In 1970, Khiem "Tim" and Thuy "Cathy" (Trinh) Tran came to Pacific as bright-eyed international students. Less than a decade later, they were refugees. With the help of friends at Pacific, they made it— and today, the successful retirees are saying thank you with perpetual support for the university they love.

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