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Award honors an outstanding optometry alumnus or alumna for care in serving both patients and communities.
Healthcare students studying together.
Healthcare Hub with a second 'Green' building just completed and a third planned, the Pacific University Health Professions Campus is showing the way to the future of healthcare education and delivery.
Interior of Pacific University HPC
"We're really training our students in what is considered contemporary, patient-centered, team-based care...and they are having the opportunity to learn that from day one, which is innovative and cutting edge."
May Pole Pictured in front of Marsh Hall to celebrate May Day
May Day at Pacific University began in an outdoor flurry of flowers, song and dance in 1914, then shifted indoors in the 1950s and became more like a formal dance.
Student fire breathing at Lu'Au
Students prepare for the 51st Annual Lu'au at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Old film camera
A grandfather’s sharing of darkroom craft with his 8-year-old granddaughter and a photography professor’s encouragement lead to two majors—and a continuing interest in the art of the image.
Endowment will fund the Kamelia Massih Prize for a Distinguished Optometrist.
Rachelle Mejia teaching young kids
Pacific alumna finds ideal learning, teaching experience in Early Learning Community.
Lilly Huyne '12 is an education and learning major, plus a member of the Pacific Philharmonic Orchestra, Education Club and Speech Team.
Clinton Gruber pictured smiling on Pacific University' campus
The last time Clinton Gruber '47 saw his B-24 bomber he was falling away from it, 18,000 feet above Germany. But not until 35 years later, through a chance encounter on the Internet and the kindness of strangers in two distant countries, would he learn the complete story of the incident that nearly took his life that fateful day of Dec. 1, 1943.

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