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Pacific University School of Dental Health Science instructor Wilbur Ramírez-Rodríguez '10, RDH, has been selected the 2013 recipient of the Oregon Public Health Institute Emerging Leader Award.  
Kristen Mathics '09 and Kihei Castillo '09
‘If you believe in something, you support it with what you have.’ That’s the take of two recent graduates who are now pursuing healthcare degrees and who make it a priority to give back to Pacific University.
Janet Copeland Pictured Smiling
Pacific University launched Janet Copeland’s lifelong pursuit of education. When she earned her doctorate at age 65, she and her husband celebrated by endowing a scholarship at Pacific to give someone else the same start.
Alyssa Tuttle pictured working in the lab
Scholarships make a Pacific University education possible for many students, like Alyssa Tuttle, the granddaughter of migrant farmworkers who is becoming a pharmacist.
Tyler Oshiro '13 Giving a presentation
The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has helped Pacific University launch a significant undergraduate research program, one that is giving students like Tyler Oshiro ’13 unprecedented opportunities.
Eva Forrester with her 2 sons.
Scholarships are what make Pacific University possible for many students, like single mom and math major Eva Forrester '14.
Rich Burk, the Voice of Summer
Rich Burk ’88 came to Pacific to play baseball and found a career as an announcer. Today, he’s the radio voice of Oregon’s newest minor league team, the Hillsboro Hops.
An exhibition of papers, photographs and other artifacts belonging to former Oregon Governor Victor G. (Vic) Atiyeh will open at the Pacific University Library beginning Friday, Oct. 4.

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