Pacific's part-time route to a master of arts in teaching allowed Tristin Jarmer MAT '12 to earn her degree, become a teacher and start helping bilingual students at Hillsboro's Reedville Elementary School begin their route to college and making their dreams come true.
Jeffrey Williams '93 came to Pacific on a music scholarship. The "Pacific experience," however, gave him the tools to pursue his dream career in law enforcement.
Student leaders have reinstated the historic Black Student Union and founded the Hispanic Heritage Student Association, creating a rising awareness of diversity at Pacific University.
Melissa Lowery '09 debuts her feature-length documentary, "Black Girl in Suburbia," about the experience of growing up black in suburban Oregon.
Poetry and Prose have helped playwright Jill Kimie Sadoyama '74 express the loss of her childhood best friend.
Alongside a doctor and nurses providing family care for more than 20,000 residents of Bungoma, Corby Makin '12 describes his experiences combining the civic spirit he learned at Pacific University with his medical skills through his mission in Kenya.
Ashley Kanda, of Kaneohe Hawaii, is pursuing a graduate degree in Pharmacy in the College of Health Professions. She is also a member of the women's soccer team, where she received All-Northwest Conference honors and set a school record of 54 shots.
A musician, former television news writer and current doctoral psychology graduate student in Pacific University’s School of Professional Psychology, Anna Antonia Giedwoyn, ’13 has also put together a children’s musical CD called Goldfish Don't Eat Pizza. She performed at Posh Baby in Portland last February.
Students and faculty bond during the twice-annual residency portion of Pacific University’s master of fine arts in writing program. Ranked third in the country, the MFA program draws published and aspiring authors from around the United States.
Four years ago, Pacific University football was reinstated with a team of freshmen. Those freshmen took a brand new team from start-up to a winning season in 2013. As the founding players prepare to graduate, they look back at four years of perseverance, growth and success.