As it celebrates its 10-year anniversary this fall, the Library is still counted among the “new” buildings on Pacific University’s Forest Grove Campus. A decade, after all, is nothing compared to the original campus library, Carnegie Hall, which marked its centennial in 2012, or the recently renovated Scott Hall, which was the library from 1967 to 2010.
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Martha Rampton originally published this piece online in conjunction with the Fall 2008 issue of Pacific magazine.
The Pacific difference spans generations. Kres Pedersen '79, OD '82 and his daughter Amy Pedersen '08, OD '11 both found personal connections and meaningful careers through Pacific's undergraduate and graduate programs.
When Sukhmeet Chhabra came to Pacific University, she was seeking a new career in a new field. Pacific’s new Master of Science in Finance Program, she said, offered a quick and convenient route to achieving her goals at a longstanding university with a solid reputation.
Growing up, Avery Richardson ’17 wasn’t sure his father’s alma mater was even real.
The Nov. 15, 1905, issue of The Pacific Index reported that both men and women were gearing up for a season of the relatively new-fangled game of basketball. Women had participated in athletics at Pacific before. They were members of the archery team, and they played on the tennis squad with the men. Basketball, however, was something a little different.
“I’ve come to realize there’s nothing to worry about, because you’ve all done your jobs correctly. Because if I am at all successful today and hereafter, it is a direct result of your support.”
The Humphreys put the ‘family’ in Family Eye Care
The Ebola Domino Project uses art to bring awareness and support to the ebola crisis in Africa.
Eddie Carrillo ‘15 fulfills dreams, for his family and himself.