News, Media and Stories | Class Of 2022

Zoraida Espinoza '22
Espinoza is “the total package," said Politics & Government Professor Paul Snell. "She is an outstanding, hard-working, compassionate student."
Kara Putman
"Once here, Kara particularly focused on Act in Kindness Day and the Love Rocks initiative, highlighting her strengths in building a community of care. As a future dentist, Kara has traveled internationally with Global Brigades, and has worked to establish a chapter of Global Brigades here at Pacific — still a work in progress, but without Kara's initiative would not even be seed here."
Zane French '22
He is a triple major in computer science, mathematics and economics who has been an intern at Intel Corp., where he will work full-time upon graduation.
Rachel Hakim
"While she has participated in many clubs over the years, Rachel is most recognized for being one of the co-founding presidents of the Pacific University chapter of the American Marketing Association," said Business Professor Hossein Rikhtehgar Berenji.
Shun Wetlesen
He was a part of Student Senate, Japan Club, ACE Board, and a lead in the Student Multicultural Center. He has advocated for student rights across campus and been a part of several community engagement activities.
Elle Cordima
Cordima "oozes positivity and couples their fearlessness with kindness," said Dean of Students Jonathon Hyde.
Kathleen Ward '22, right, receives her diploma from College of Arts & Sciences Dean Sarah Phillips
Her nominators said Ward "is an advocate for those whose voices are not always heard." 
Aubrey Romero
"Aubrey is simply a wonderful human being who's given a lot to other people's lives," her nominators said.
Chiffon Noble receives her diploma with Vice President Narce Rodriguez
Noble "has worked diligently to provide community for Black students at Pacific through her leadership in (the Black Student Union)," her nomination noted.