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Mara Supan, Class of 2007, put in a lot of work to get to where she is now, as an Associate Veterinarian. Read more to learn about all the opportunities she sought out and her experience working with small animals for a career.
Rodolfo Sanchez, Class of 2014, has some extremely valuable advice for those of you considering applying to graduate schools. Learn how he gained the courage to apply to (and be accepted into!) an Ivy League school, when would be the best time for you to go to grad school, and how the schooling differs from undergrad.
Alumnus Trent Cluny OD '09 design of a LEGO Optometry Office was submitted to the company for consideration as a possible new set.
Pharmacy Professor John Harrelson has earned significant grants to advance his research into tobacco cessation treatments. His work is not only uncovering new options for patients to improve their health, but also training future scientists along the way.
Najma Cheema '16 always wanted an education. Pacific helped her become the first in her family to complete college and launch a career, and today she is doing the same for a new generation of children. 
Iain Culp '09 is using drama to teach and heal children around the world. 
Record-setting jumper Shannon Hammond '19 couldn't pass up the opportunities in her own backyard. The Forest Grove native is exploring the world through Pacific on her way to a health career.
Alec Lugo '16 brings childhood dreams to life as he pursues his career on and off stage.
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:

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