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Boxer volleyball
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) ranks schools on college desirability among current student-athletes, academic performance, and affordability.
Faculty member Shawn O. Henry with Stephenie Spencer ‘19 and Taylor Tamanaha '18 in the exercise science lab
Rankings website puts Pacific as No. 9 in Oregon, as well as among the best small colleges and best professors in the country.
Ron Calkins at B Street farm
Mulberries, tomatoes, honey, rabbits and squash: Pacific University's B Street Farm is a food producer, a laboratory and a learning center.
Patchwork Galaxy Image
This project consists of an installation and series of talks that dig into that question. In “Patchwork Galaxy”, the painter, Kendra Larson and musician, Christopher Buckingham explore symbolism, light, and the universe.
There are still openings for Pickleball (HPER-125-01), which is a great way to get HPER credits. All levels are welcome— Pickleball is a tennis-like game played on a smaller indoor court.
pizzas
Enhanced food services have returned to the Forest Grove and Hillsboro Campuses under management by Bon Appétit.
Graduates toss caps into the air following August Commencement ceremony
Family and friends celebrate the achievements of more than 300 graduate and professional students during August Commencement.
Autumn Davis, Breanne Davis, Carmel Nichol
Autumn Davis MBA ’19, Breanne Davis ’16, OT ’19, and Carmel Nichol ’16, MSW ’17 completed a family triple play this summer when Breanne was awarded her doctorate in occupational therapy. She was the third triplet in the family to earn a graduate degree from Pacific.
Pacific students in physics classroom
Data and student surveys highlight Pacific's interesting and accessible professors, strong financial aid offerings, and environmental sustainability.
Nick Buekea
Nick Buekea learned about occupational therapy when he needed it for himself. Now he's about to graduate.

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