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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.
Brittany Hartmann and Jordan Slavish
Brittany Hartmann '13, MAT '14 is prepared for America to see how she helps Santa make a fast getaway.
The results are in, and Pacific’s first Athletic Giving Days was a homerun, a touchdown, and a winning 3-pointer at the buzzer, all rolled into one!
Athletic Giving Days is Oct. 20-21, 2020!
Athletic Giving Days is happening from 8 a.m. Oct. 20 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21.
Dante Reid '20 in graduation gown, hat and stole
For Dante Reid '20, football was a way to navigate toward his chosen career in physical therapy.
DeAnn Fitzgerald ’81, OD ’84 of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has become well known for her focus on using optometry as a way to manage athletes’ concussions. She has developed protocols for young athletes who suffer head injuries, and her work has been widely shared and emulated around the country.
Soccer Player kicks ball
Within the field of optometry, sports vision has emerged as a fast-moving specialty. And within sports vision, Pacific is a leader.

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