News, Media and Stories

Dr. Sarah Cook Presents at Association for Applied Sport Psychology 2019 Annual Conference.
MSAT Students Awarded PSS Development Funds for Research on Blood Flow Restriction.
It’s that time of year again, finals week. For some students finals and other course work leads to stress and procrastination magnifies the problem. So, let’s talk about tips to stay current with class work and manage stress before it becomes overwhelming.
Psychology Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper was interviewed in a Slate podcast about the LGBTQ+ community. 
Professor of Optometry Beth Kinoshita spoke at the American Academy of Optometry 2019 annual meeting. 
Professor Jules Boykoff wrote an opinion piece for Think, talking about the upcoming Olympic Games. 
Andy Isokpehi
Andy Isokpehi is an international student from Nigeria studying marketing at the College of Business at Pacific University Oregon. As a transfer student, he will only be spending 2 years with us, but during that time he has been active in professional development activities with the COB’s Placement Services, completed a marketing internship, and he plays for the Boxer’s Men’s basketball team.
SLP Clinic patient
Pacific is looking for participants to take part in a program to help individuals with Parkinson’s improve their speech and swallowing. The two-part program starts with individual speech therapy followed by weekly group therapy.
Brandon Gatke
Following an extensive search, Pacific University welcomes Brandon Gatke as the chief information officer/chief information security officer (CIO/CISO), leading the University Information Services department. He joins Pacific on Dec. 2.
Gaby Villegas grew up in Hermiston, Ore. and recalls upon her first visit to campus, "...as soon as I walked onto Pacific's campus, I knew this was the right place for me." Villegas graduated with her degree in Business Administration from Pacific in May 2016. During her time at Pacific, she began an internship at a Forest Grove start-up which quickly became a career where she has adapted to learn new roles and develop new procedures in departments from human resources to finance as she grows with the company.

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