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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.
The successful practitioner in the Seattle area has built a thriving optical and hearing center, and served his local community and optometric profession with distinction for more than 30 years.
McClellan graduated with a master's degree in teaching on May 20 and has her sights set on teaching English as a second language.
When Sally was a little girl growing up in the big city of Seattle, World War II was going on! Jack spent his young life fishing the small stream that ran past the farm, cutting hay and milking cows.
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. 
Kasey Werner, Class of 2016, works as an on-call Occupational Therapist after going through an intense seven years of academic work for her master’s degree in Exercise Science. Although she describes the education as stressful and exhausting at points, she enjoys the career it got her so much she can hardly narrow down what she likes about it most.
Sonja Feinberg '17, loved earning her BA degree in Sustainable Design and is now looking forward to earning her Master’s in Architecture at Portland State University. In a Q&A, she talks about what she enjoyed while taking both environmental and art classes at Pacific and how she decided on which grad school to attend. 
The first woman to graduate from Pacific University was Harriett Hoover Killin in 1869.  At the time Harriet attended Pacific, three years worth of college curriculum were required for women to earn a degree, in comparison to four for men.
This Women's History Month we have been highlighting important Pacific women in our history. This week, we look back to Ladies Hall, later named Herrick Hall, and how it provided more women with the opportunity to attend Pacific. 
As she prepares to retire this spring, Juliet Brosing invites friends, students and alumni to join her in a celebration of her career and in contributing to the future success of Pacific students.

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