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Shaun Keylock '15
Shaun Keylock '15 is developing a full-length work for White Bird, the dance advocacy group. He says Pacific supported his creativity.
Dental Hygiene Student
Pacific's dental hygiene program has always been on the forefront of it's field, thanks in part to the leadership of founding director Lisa Rowley. Today, Rowley remains a generous supporter of dental hygiene students, and the school is piloting innovations in dental care.
Arnold Taylor '51
He played banjo, edited photos, preached sermons, and danced up a storm. We take a fond look back at the life and service of Arnold Taylor '51.
Riley Plank '20 treats a patient
Pacific University’s School of Dental Hygiene Studies will participate in a pilot project to help determine the feasibility of adding a dental therapist to a patient’s dental care team. Dental therapists can perform many of the preventive treatments of a dental hygienist and some of the procedures a dentist provides, but do not hold doctorates in dentistry.
Mark Truax
Mark Truax '09 says some of the most important parts of his college education came outside the classroom.
Lead On logo against snow backdrop
Generous donors have pushed Pacific more than two-thirds of the way to our fundraising goal, and students like Amber Smith '20 and Deanté Grinner '20 and many others are already benefiting.
Amber Smith '20
A car accident put Amber Smith's college education on hold. When she returned to campus, she found herself on an unexpected path.
Lisa Rowley
Lisa Rowley is one of 10 Pacific University donors inducted in 2019 into the President’s Circle, a giving society recognizing those who have given at least $100,000 to Pacific over their lifetimes.
Deanté Grinner '20
Financial support for internships launch student careers. For Deanté Grinner ’20, first recipient of Pacific University’s Arts & Sciences Endowed Internship Fund Scholarship, the $500 scholarship helped cover his expenses while working as an unpaid intern during the summer of 2019 at a Cornelius-based cinematic grip and lighting firm.
Edwin Park in uniform
The university's Veterans Resource Center, and new scholarships for Pacific student-veterans, were made possible by a World War II veterans who believes strongly in the importance of education.

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