Boxer III debuted this fall at Homecoming. The third incarnation of our beloved mascot statue was unveiled as an art piece representing the history, diversity and spirit of Pacific.
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Pacific University's Black Student Union was formed in 1967 to give African American students a center of social and political gravity. It later went dormant, but has rebounded again to provide African American students with a sense of community.
For more than quarter of a century, the Pacific University Tom McCall Forum was a fixture of the Portland political scene.
We took a look back through the archives and found some festive photos of campus during the winter!
Students, faculty and staff at Pacific have come together to celebrate Wassail through a festive gathering nearly every year since the turn of the 20th Century, when principal and dean Mary Frances Farnham held a holiday banquet for students staying on campus during the winter break.
Boxer, a bronze Chinese statue of a dragon-like creature, ruled campus for decades before disappearing.
The founders of the Hillsboro Campus reunited with employees, alumni, students and local dignitaries to celebrate a decade of growth and success.
The first woman to graduate from Pacific University was Harriett Hoover Killin in 1869. At the time Harriet attended Pacific, three years worth of college curriculum were required for women to earn a degree, in comparison to four for men.
This Women's History Month we have been highlighting important Pacific women in our history. This week, we look back to Ladies Hall, later named Herrick Hall, and how it provided more women with the opportunity to attend Pacific.
During the month of March we have been honoring important Pacific women like Claire Argow, one of the first three women to attain a law degree from Yale Law School in 1930.