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Mark Truax
Mark Truax '09 says some of the most important parts of his college education came outside the classroom.
Lead On logo against snow backdrop
Generous donors have pushed Pacific more than two-thirds of the way to our fundraising goal, and students like Amber Smith '20 and Deanté Grinner '20 and many others are already benefiting.
Amber Smith '20
A car accident put Amber Smith's college education on hold. When she returned to campus, she found herself on an unexpected path.
Lisa Rowley
Lisa Rowley is one of 10 Pacific University donors inducted in 2019 into the President’s Circle, a giving society recognizing those who have given at least $100,000 to Pacific over their lifetimes.
Jobs
In December, Rick Jobs, professor of history, was an invited guest of the House of European History in Brussels, Belgium, where he spoke about his work on the transnational history of youth and young people.
Jean Flory is retiring from Pacific after 13 years with the Housing Office and Kristen Overton has also been named Housing & Dining Services manager. Join us in congratulating Flory and Overton. 
Mente latino male leadership conference
Pacific’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is a paying for the first 25 male students to register for the MENTE Summit. All are welcome and registration closes Feb 22.  
Deanté Grinner '20
Financial support for internships launch student careers. For Deanté Grinner ’20, first recipient of Pacific University’s Arts & Sciences Endowed Internship Fund Scholarship, the $500 scholarship helped cover his expenses while working as an unpaid intern during the summer of 2019 at a Cornelius-based cinematic grip and lighting firm.
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For many around the globe, this time of year is sacred. This is true for the many people of faith at Pacific University, a community that finds strength in the religious and cultural diversity represented by our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Albertsons Companies has supported Pacific's School of Pharmacy for more than a decade through professional training, student scholarships and more.

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