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.
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.
“The No. 1 thing that is lost in aphasia is words,” said Annabelle Watts SLP ’17. “I really hope participants who come here realize there is this gigantic world of communication and that here are all these other ways to facilitate that and have fun and re-engage with life and with their partner.”
Music therapy major Andrea Eitner '17 explores the uses of music therapy in the NICU — and finds a career aspiration.
Marine veteran and Pacific University public health major Irisa Grimes '17 has created a pilot program to provide better health services for transgender veterans.
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."