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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.
Steve Dustrude applied his education at Pacific to become a school speech therapist, helping young people to master their difficulties with language. Along the way, he became a union activist and leader.
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 2017, the Trans returned to Pacific once again, their circumstances far different. Tim is now a trustee for the university, and the couple has established the Khiem “Tim” ’74 and Thuy “Cathy” Tran ’74 Library Endowment, providing perpetual support for learning at Pacific. The new campus library, built in 2005, was named in their honor.
Dr. Seki receiving Massih Prize
Pacific University alumnus Dr. Shinji Seki OD ’79 will receive the eighth annual Kamelia Massih Prize for a Distinguished Optometrist on May 19 at the university’s graduate and professional Commencement ceremony.

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