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.
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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 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.
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.
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.
Pacific University's Exercise Science Department is taking an active role in surveilling the audiences at theatre performances of George Orwell's 1984.
Recently retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army, Carol Rymer OD '92 will lead clinical programs in the College of Optometry.
In some important ways, Pacific University was ahead of its time when it came to educating women. But in other ways, women who lived, learned and taught here had to blaze their own trails. We take a look at some of the important women who shaped Pacific in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Pacific students have a new place to make their ideas take shape — the Boxer Makerspace. It’s an inviting new area on the second floor of the Tim & Cathy Tran Library where students can use 3D printers, a laser engraver, a vacuum formbox and other tools to create prototypes of their own design.
One of the most insightful thinkers and teachers ever to be employed at Pacific was Anna Berliner, a psychologist by title, but also an anthropologist, sociologist, optometrist and visual researcher.