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Rosalie Goode '15
Rosalie Goode ’15 became a dental hygienist through Pacific University’s School of Dental Hygiene. Now, thanks to a statewide pilot program at Pacific, she has become the first licensed member of a new cohort of mid-level dental provider in Oregon. 
John Elton Rudi died July 22, 2022, at age 89.
Deanne Wahlstrom OT ’90 died Aug. 3, 2022, at age 61. 
Jane Perkins ’73 died Oct. 7, 2022, at age 91.
Carl Boeck '75
Pacific University Alumnus Carl Boeck '75 enlisted after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 and went on to deliver the gift of sight to people in places around the world where the military was conducting civil affairs work.
Elburn "Coop" Cooper ’51, died Sept. 5, 2022, at age 98. Cooper grew up in Fargo, N.D
Don Erwin Jones OD ’53, died Aug. 27, 2022, at age 99, just a few weeks shy of his 100th birthday.
Pete Truax ’83, mayor of Forest Grove and long-time city councilman, received an honor from the Oregon League of Cities at its 97th annual conference in Bend, Ore. 
Athletic Giving Days was a record-breaking success
Pacific University's third annual Athletic Giving Days brought in record numbers of donors and dollars.
Juno Apalla ’11 recently joined the March of Dimes Greater Oregon team in May 2022 as Donor Development Manager II.