News, Media and Stories | Spring 2015

Boxers Students cheering at a football game.
Just five years after football was reinstated at Pacific University, the Boxers brought home a share of the 2014 Northwest Conference title.
Mike Steel Pictured gazing over the lookout.
Professor emeritus and retiring handball coach Mike Steele launches an endowment to support the many aspects of Pacific that he loves.
Piggy Bank illustration
Nationwide Americans carry more than $11 trillion in consumer debt. At that rate, going debt free like Emily ’08 and Colin Kambak ’06 may not be in the immediate future for everyone. But these three finance experts — all Pacific alumni — have some tips to help everyone be a little wiser with their money.
Marsh Cornerstone Historic Photo
Generous donations in hard times led to the matching gift that made Marsh Hall possible.
Forst Storyboard
Stunning collection of drawings display a passion, and PTSD therapy, for Bill Forst ’67.
Less than two years after earning his physical therapy degree from Pacific, Bryan Lang is practicing in his own business.
Continuing Education Story Image
Continuing education offerings provide opportunities to move
Brandon and Kelleigh harvesting coffee on their farm.
A couple of alumni took a chance on a Hawai‘i coffee farm. Five years later, they are winning awards and giving back to the coffee community.