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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. 
New faculty member joins the School of Pharmacy.
Congrats Graduate Banner
Celebrate your favorite new alumni with a printable graduation banner. You'll just need a printer, paper, scissors, adhesive and ribbon or twine.
Plumeria Flowers
Decorate your graduation cap or make a lei with our printable plumeria flowers. You'll just need a printer, paper, scissors, adhesive and something to decorate!
Music in May
More than 400 high school student musicians will descend on the university's Forest Grove Campus for three days of rehearsals and lessons.
Allan Bird
Allan Bird, who has been a trustee professor of global business at Northeastern University for the last 10 years, is coming to Pacific University as the associate vice president for international affairs and professor of business, starting July 1.
Laura Stallings
Dr. Laura Stallings was appointed director of the Student Counseling Center (SCC), said Dr. Mark Ankeny, vice president of enrollment management and student affairs. She has been interim director since early this year.

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