News, Media and Stories

Jimmy Conway
Oregon soccer legend Jimmy Conway, who played for the Irish national soccer team, for Fulham in the English league, and the Portland Timbers, coached at Pacific University in the mid-1980s.
Grant and Chris McOmie
We met as freshmen in 1970 and dated each other's roommates and realized we had more to talk about with each other. It certainly worked out as we celebrated our 46th wedding anniversary in 2020.
Scott Korb
We are pleased to announce that Scott Korb will become the new Director of the MFA in Writing Program beginning in May, 2020.
International Business Career Conference
The College of Business selected Kristen Tamagawa and Eliette Schulte to be student ambassadors for the COB at the International Business Career Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.
From President Hallick
Pacific will waive application fees for Concordia students. Undergraduates in good standing at Concordia, as well as accepted incoming undergrads, will be accepted for admission and will qualify for merit scholarships from $12,000 to $24,000 per year.
GOTV
For the second consecutive year, Washington Monthly magazine has placed Pacific on its honor roll of colleges working most effectively to cultivate engaged citizens.
Bob '08 and Lacy (Todd) Fitzmorris '08
Bob and I met sophomore year when my friend Lauren started dating his friend Jason. Although we had a blast together, we only dated briefly. We remained friends and enjoyed seeing each other when we did, but our lives took vastly different paths. It wasn't until about 10 years later that we reconnected and fell deeply in love. We welcomed our daughter into the world in 2019 and our love rocketed into a new and even more joyous dimension.
December 2019 was the most successful month of giving in Pacific University’s history.
Clinic
Students from four schools at Pacific University collaborated to provide free dental and optometric care, among other services. The event drew kids ages 2 to 17. 
Laura Edwards-Leeper, professor of psychology, was recently featured in an article about gender dysphoria on The Economist. 

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