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."
Pacific thanks supporters of ambitious effort to develop a new state-of-the-art vision care outreach vehicle at dedication ceremony on March 9.
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 spent more than 10 years as a search-and-rescue swimmer in the Navy, serving in the Middle East. Today, he is embarking on a new career as an occupational therapist, hoping to help other veterans with the transition to civilian life.