Jessica Flack OD '18 partnered with Head Start to use technology to enhance vision screenings for young children. One in three vision problems would have gone unidentified without the tool, she found as part of her thesis for the Master of Education/Visual Function in Learning program.
Senior Makkie Conching developed a vertical gardening system for her sustainable design major, hoping to help those with limited garden space grow their own food. "About 85 percent of our food in Hawai‘i is imported," said Conching, who is from Oahu. "I wanted to start with my family and help them produce our own food."
Moana Keaunui is thankful for the opportunity Pacific has provided and knows that the diverse education she is receiving would not be possible without help from generous scholarships and other aid.
Miles Jackson '20 decided to attend Pacific University after falling in love with the campus and its atmosphere during a high school visit to Forest Grove.
Seamus Martin OD '20 said he is enjoying the opportunities the optometry program has already offered him and feels lucky to have the hands on experience that most other schools do not offer.
Alec Lugo '16 brings childhood dreams to life as he pursues his career on and off stage.
The Master of Social Work Program opened new professional doors for Hannah Struder MSW '16.
"I think social work picked me.” Gustavo Presidente MSW ’16 was volunteering and working when he decided to advance his career with a master in social work from Pacific University.
Mark Loomis OTD '17 joined the military after 9/11, called to follow his grandfather's military footsteps and serve his country in a time of need.
Before Boxer was Badger. In the 1960s, when students voted to change the mascot, they said goodbye to their longtime representative.