John White is the director of the Pacific University School of Occupational Therapy. "The caliber of students we have in the program and the eagerness they have to learn their role as occupational therapists to really change people's lives — I get cold chills sometimes just thinking about it."
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Recent business alumnus Jonas Hanna '18 launched his business just before graduation. Less than a year later, his product is on the market in stores like Made in Oregon.
Boxer III debuted this fall at Homecoming. The third incarnation of our beloved mascot statue was unveiled as an art piece representing the history, diversity and spirit of Pacific.
Jenna Richards '19 brings compassion and openness to her focus on criminal justice.
A 10,000-mile journey that began in Vietnam for Pacific University alumni Tim '74 and Cathy Tran '74 culminated at the university's Forest Grove Campus with the naming of the library in their honor as part of Pacific's annual Homecoming festivities.
“I love new experiences because they mean more stories,” said Addison, who has participated in Speech & Debate, English Club and the Black Student Union at Pacific.
Nikita Katoozi OD '18, MEd/VFL '18 won a student writing competition that will earn her publication in an international journal. Her research examined ways for teachers to identify children with vision needs.
The former Pacific baseball player and broadcast major is the voice of the Hillsboro Hops.
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.
Paula Kutzner OD '18 developed a school-based vision therapy program as part of her thesis for the Master of Education/Visual Function in Learning program. The innovative service was so successful that it will continue even though she's graduated.