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Chris Stamm  MAT'22
As a teenager, Chris Stamm MAT ’22 dropped out of high school in the San Francisco Bay area and describes his road to college as a rocky one. Now, he is pursuing a master of arts in teaching in special education.
Bon Appétit Welcomes New Staff and Promotes General Manager
National Coming Out Day
Pacific University and the Center for Gender Equity (CGE) celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community during National Coming Out Day on Monday, Oct. 11. Stop by the CGE in room 127 of Scott Hall from 5 to 7 p.m. to share rainbow cupcakes and coming out stories. Students, faculty and staff are welcome!
Painting of woman and birds
The Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art is pleased to invite students, faculty, staff and the Pacific community to a reception at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11 to celebrate the opening of The Collective by Robyn Johnsen. Meet the artist and view the new exhibit at the reception.
Nā Haumāna o Hawai'i (NHOH) will be holding a hula workshop on Friday, Oct. 22 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Cascade Lawn. 
A climber scales a wall at an indoor climbing gym
As students reach the midway point in the semester and begin to feel some of that post-summer drag, Outdoor Pursuits is ready to make weekends and evenings in the outdoors memorable! Join OP staff for a variety of day trips and adventures, and relish the opportunity to be outside with new friends! 
It's fall about good times and great adventures with Outdoor Pursuits! In addition to awesome trips such as the Hiking Day Trip, Indoor Rock Climbing, and Whitewater Rafting Day trip, Outdoor Pursuits is seeking well-rounded, independent individuals to fill the positions of Voyage Coordinator (two spaces available). Come join these October events as either a participant or a staff member!
Ashley Martin
Ashley Martin '20, MBA '21 cruised directly from her Pacific University undergraduate degree in economics into the university's MBA program. The experience has taught her much about the world of work, professional networks, and friendships.
Parking lot closure on Saturday, Oct. 9th for Pacific vs. University of Puget Sound  
Two students talk on campus
Some Pacific University students have learned they prefer in-person interaction to online learning.