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Cassidy & Syndie Binder high-fiving on the tennis court
Sisters Cassidy Binder ‘24 and Syndie Binder ‘22 dominated the Spring 2021 season for the women’s tennis team. Cassidy, a first-year Boxer from Beaverton, was named the 2021 Division III ITA Rookie of the Year after an amazing 20-22 overall record in singles and doubles — one of the best individual single-season performances in the program’s history. She was 10-1 in singles and 10-1 in doubles, where she paired up with her sister, junior Sydnie.
Juneteenth marks the date that the last enslaved people in America learned of their freedom on June 19, 1865, more than two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Please join Pacific University for a day filled with thought-provoking discussions and celebrations!
Shannon Hammond PharmD '21
Shannon Hammond ’18, PharmD ’21 is a recipient of Pacific University School of Pharmacy’s Merck Academic Excellence Award.
Johanna Wilson ’20, MSAT ’21
Johanna Wilson ’20, MSAT ’21 was selected as one of three valedictorians and one of six Academic Honorees by Pacific University School of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training. She also earned the program's 2021 Director’s Award.
Stoller Center
Beginning Monday, May 17, the Stoller Center is switching to summer hours and will be open Monday through Friday. All areas are available for students, staff, and faculty to reserve. Please note: The fitness center will be closed May 13-16.
As the spring semester winds down, join Outdoor Pursuits in one of their final excursions of the season! Paddle into an all-women sea kayaking day trip at Scappoose Bay, hang ten on a surfing day trip, or earn your Wilderness First Aid certification. And don't forget to swing by the Outdoor Pursuits office any weekday to rent gear for your own individualized outdoor experience! 
Teal ribbon for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Pacific University is offering a movie screening that shines a light on the ways in which we can rebuild society and shift culture. Also meet members of the Confidential Advocate Network on April 26.
Thuy Williams
Thuy Williams, assistant coach of the Boxers’ women’s lacrosse team, recently shared her story in Behind the Whistle, the official blog of the IWLCA, and in U.S. Lacrosse Magazine.
Noah Lewis '22 at the Maccabi Games in 2019
Noah Lewis ’22 has known adversity. But that’s OK, because it’s given him a chance to rise above it. Lewis recently was featured in a story on JokerMag, a digital media platform devoted to telling inspiring underdog stories in sports.
Dusty Meyer '19 playing baseball as a student
Former baseball player and current assistant coach Dusty Meyer ’19 is a recipient of a scholarship from the Roloff family.

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