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The Pacific University College of Optometry presented awards to some of its top optometry graduates on May 19.
Pacific employees at 2023 Honors and Awards Ceremony
Pacific University celebrated its outstanding faculty and staff at the 2023 Honors and Awards Ceremony. And the winners are...
Pacific University presents the 2023 Faculty and Staff Honors & Awards Ceremony. Please join us in honoring your colleagues Wednesday, May 10, in McCReady Hall on the Forest Grove Campus. 
Erica Kleinknecht
Pacific University Professor Erica Kleinknecht, who teaches undergraduate psychology, has been awarded the Western Psychological Association’s Outstanding Teaching Award. The award was conferred April 28, 2023 at  the association’s annual convention in Riverside, Calif.
This competitive award program honors the contributions made by Dr. Gabelnick during her term as president of Pacific by providing up to $1,000 for projects or programs designed to engage students and faculty in the pursuit of community service and altruism.
Spanish-speaking people who have a problem curbing their impulses to gamble may soon benefit from a more culturally customized app being developed by Leo Bobadilla, a professor in Pacific University’s Graduate School of Psychology.
Yang and McCallum
Nonfiction writer Kao Kalia Yang and poet Shara McCallum, both of whom teach in Pacific University’s low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing program, each have been awarded 2023 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships.
MFA Faculty Kao Kalia Yang and Shara McCallum Awarded 2023 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships
The faculty members represent a wide range of programs at Pacific University, many in healthcare fields.
An Oregon Public Broadcasting highlighted the ways Pacific University faculty members have responded to changes forced by the pandemic, and enabled by new technologies.