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We are honored to announce the recipients of the 2018 Alumni Association Awards.
Matt Maglalang smiling
Pacific University School of Pharmacy alumnus Matt Maglalang PharmD ’09 strives to help patients the way a pharmacist once helped him.
Tommy Thayer Speaks at Commencement
Pacific University held its 2018 spring commencement exercises on Saturday at Hanson Stadium on the Forest Grove Campus.
Tim & Cathy Tran on Campus, Tran Library Dedication
In 1970, Khiem "Tim" and Thuy "Cathy" (Trinh) Tran came to Pacific as bright-eyed international students. Less than a decade later, they were refugees. With the help of friends at Pacific, they made it— and today, the successful retirees are saying thank you with perpetual support for the university they love.
Printable Pacific University Coloring Book
Now's your chance to capture the beauty of our campuses and culture with markers, colored pencils or even crayons! Many thanks to our alumni artists who made this award-winning book possible.
Skyler Erban '18
Pacific Senior Skyler Erben has parlayed his experience with the Pacific Impact Fund into a new opportunity after graduation. 
Dennis Smith and Nada Lingel pictured together in the lab.
With the right education and training, optometrists can save lives. That's why two recently retired College of Optometry professors have created an award to inspire future generations of doctoral students.
Buddy Gets A New Pair of Glasses Book Cover
Alumna Tawnya Pastuck ’02, OD ’06 publishes her first children's book to put kids at ease when visiting the eye doctor.
Aunty Edna
"Aunty" Edna Gehring, advisor for Pacific's Hawai'i Club, is retiring after 35 years of service at Pacific. Her legacy will live on through an endowed scholarship for members of the club. 
The Littlefield family has established an award and a scholarship, both for optometry students.

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