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Nanki Kaleka OD ’22
Nanki Kaleka OD ’22 received the College of Optometry 2022 William Feinbloom Low Vision Award, sponsored by Designs for Vision, Inc.
Jennie Tomlinson OD ’22 Teaser
Jennie Tomlinson OD ’22 received the 2022 Eschenbach Low Vision Student Award from the Pacific University College of Optometry.
Jimmy Dhesa OD ’22
Jimmy Dhesa OD ’22 was named the Pacific University Alumni Association 2022 Outstanding College of Optometry Graduate.
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Amy Neideffer OD ’22 received the Pacific University College of Optometry 2022 Optelec Low Vision Award.
Christian DeJongh OD ’22 and Alex Schoen OD ’22 received the Pacific University 2022 Vision Service Plan/American Academy of Optometry Foundation Practice Excellence Scholarship.
Peiran Si Teaser Image
Peiran Si ’20, MSVS ’22 earned the Pacific University 2022 Best MS in Vision Science Research Award.
Kathleen Thomas Teaser Image
Kathleen Thomas OD ’22 is the Pacific University College of Optometry Class of 2022 valedictorian and the recipient of the Beta Sigma Silver Medal Award.
Professor Zijdemans Boudreau, director of the School of Education & Learning in Pacific University's College of Education, paid tribute to senior students in Education & Learning at the 2022 Undergraduate Awards Ceremony.
Alex Hays receives her Pacific University diploma on stage with Narce Rodriguez
"While she is most certainly an intelligent, creative, resourceful, and generally remarkable student and scholar, she has truly distinguished herself through her service and collaboration with others in our university community," said Dave Cordes, Hays' academic advisor.
Ollie Kurk
"Ollie Kurk is an exceptional thinker and writer who distinguished herself early on at Pacific University," nominators wrote.