Alumni News

Sept. 16 Boxer Football Game Cancelled

Saturday's Boxer football game and pre-game party in Los Angeles have been cancelled, after Occidental College cited a "significantly diminished player roster." 

AMIGOS Provides Eye Care to Communities in Need

In spring of 2016, AMIGOS teams traveled globally to Peru, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, and locally to Fossil, Ore. to provide eye care to underserved communities.

Pacific University To Mark International Day Of Peace 2017

The Pacific University community will mark the International Day of Peace, Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Peace Pole on the Forest Grove campus in front of Scott Hall. A short ceremony, open to the public, will begin at 10 a.m., and a reception will follow.

 

Pacific Athletic Facility Renamed Ledbetter Field

Ledbetter Field will be officially dedicated at Homecoming on Oct. 7 in honor of the generosity of Pacific University Trustee Kim Ledbetter and his wife Barb.

Alumna Takes On Public Health Challenges

After working as a dental hygienist in a federal women's prison and then as a special assistant to former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Jessica Scruggs ’09 is now operations director for Murthy's nonprofit startup focused on promoting emotional health. 

Sweet Rehabilitation

An endowed faculty grant allowed Pacific University Associate Professor Rik Lemoncello to launch the project of his dreams: a bakery that helps people with traumatic brain injuries return to work and fun. Sarah Bellum's Bakery & Workshop opened in Summer 2017, offering hands-on experience for students in Pacific's speech-language pathology program.

Vision Discomfort or Changes After Watching the Eclipse? Have Your Eyes Examined

Pacific University EyeClinics encourage anyone experiencing eye discomfort or noticeable vision changes in the days and even weeks following Monday's eclipse to seek care. 

A Message from President Hallick

Pacific remains committed to its non-discrimination policy, and more, to align practices with its mission to inspire all to think, care, create, and pursue justice in our world.

Turning Challenge to Change

In high school, Elaine Charpentier Philippi was told she wouldn't amount to much. She turned those words upside down, returning to school for a social work degree. Today, she helps other young students find opportunity.

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