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Each year, alumni celebrate milestones by gathering with their classmates at Homecoming. Among the top milestones is induction into the Golden Guard. 
A junior from Roseburg, Gegenhuber hopes to earn either a PhD in molecular biology and biochemistry or an MD. 
Young children pictured studying together.
Pacific's part-time route to a master of arts in teaching allowed Tristin Jarmer MAT '12 to earn her degree, become a teacher and start helping bilingual students at Hillsboro's Reedville Elementary School begin their route to college and making their dreams come true.
Melissa Lowery '09
Melissa Lowery '09 debuts her feature-length documentary, "Black Girl in Suburbia," about the experience of growing up black in suburban Oregon.
Pacific University helped launch George Long '63 on a 38-year career in weapons and defense — plus, the Athletic Hall of Fame inductee is still playing tennis.
Named in honor of the late Dr. Massih, the award recognizes a Pacific graduate who has served the optometric profession with distinction.
Ira remembers his wedding with Bobby in December 1955 in the newly rebuilt chapel with the full music department faculty in attendance.
In 1971, during Carolyn’s fifth and final year at Pacific University, she met the treasure of her life, Bill Rhys Williams, a ranch boy from southern Idaho.
Ralph vividly remembers his engagement to his wife Barbara while attending Pacific: being pinned and shaved by roommates in celebration.

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