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MFA Commencement 2019
One of the country’s top low-residency literary programs welcomed 33 new alumni on Saturday, June 22.
May Commencement 2019
Capacity crowds for bachelor's and advanced degree ceremonies on May 18 celebrate the accomplishments of the university's Class of 2019.
Aurea and Leslie Lomeli
Aurea and Leslie Lomeli each earned a bachelor of education in teaching and English language learning May 18 at Pacific's Commencement after studying side by side at the Woodburn Campus.
Graduates hug family and friends at Commencement
What guests need to know about graduation ceremonies this weekend
Optometry awards
Graduate schools and colleges honored outstanding students who graduated Saturday in a series of end-of-term ceremonies.
Brandon Naihe, Edna Gehring
Naihe, who graduated from Pacific University on May 18 with a bachelor’s degree in art design, worked feverishly to make sure that his senior capstone project at Pacific was perfect. 
Undergraduate awards 2019
Pacific University awarded special honors to seniors graduating in the Class of 2019 in a ceremon
Commencement
Pacific will confer degrees on nearly 900 students during two ceremonies at Hanson Stadium on the Forest Grove Campus.
The honor recognizes a Pacific College of Optometry alumnus or alumna who has made a significant impact on the profession.
Marsh Hall
Fair Berglund will receive the honor at Pacific's undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18.