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Pacific University has officially named Ledbetter Field at Hanson Stadium in honor of Trustee Kim Ledbetter and his wife Barb, following their ongoing support of Pacific students and Boxer Athletics.
Hundreds of Boxers to come home for fellowship, fun and recognition.
Paul and Nancy Phillips posing in front of PacWest Communications.
Paul Phillips ’78 and his wife Nancy (Knop) Phillips ’77, MAT ’82 are owners of Pac/West Communications, one of the leading political public relations and communications firms in the Northwest.
Start-Up Solutions Illustration
The Berglund Center invites Pacific students — from freshmen to doctoral students — to pitch solutions to existing or emerging problems. The best receive a year of start-up support as Berglund Center Fellows.
Little Handfuls food
Dustin and Darcy wanted their children to feel the textures of their food and experience the tastes of natural foods from steamed broccoli and cauliflower to raspberries and blackberries. Little Handfuls Organic, a start-up baby food company that started as weekend experiments in their kitchen and today sells organic baby and toddler food products at grocery stores like New Seasons and Whole Foods throughout the Portland area.
K-8 Campus Tours are an important component in helping children prepare for college. For a student to be truly prepared for college, parents and children need to begin thinking about higher education goals as early as elementary school. For many children, particularly those whose parents didn’t attend college, there are few opportunities to begin this conversation. 
To kick off the summer, come join us at the Alumni Night with the Hillsboro Hops on Saturday, June 24 at 5 p.m! It is sure to be night filled with new memories and fun time spent catching up with friends, old and new. 
Alec Lugo preparing for a show.
Donors are instrumental in supporting the work of Pacific University. Generous supporters contribute to scholarships, fund faculty positions, enhance cocurricular opportunities, and grow Pacific’s four campuses through capital campaigns. Pacific recognizes its most generous donors with membership in the 1849 Society, honoring those who have contributed at least $1 million, and the President’s Circle, honoring those who have given at least $100,000.
Fran O'Brien '65, Jim Radcliffe '80, Bob Barrett '66, Michael Bridges PT '08 and Kaely Summers '08 will receive Pacific University Alumni Awards at a special ceremony Oct. 14 at Homecoming.
Jada and Jordan Smiling together
Zoey Mendoza Zimmerman '95 lived through the worst a parent can imagine. In 2010, her husband shot and killed their two children and then himself. In the past five years, she has struggled to live with grief and open her heart to the future— while holding on to her children's memories and helping other grieving parents do the same.

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