Alumni News

Check out what our alumni are up to after graduation!

Whether they are working and volunteering, raising families and starting businesses, Pacific University alumni are busy making their mark on the world.

Read the latest issues of Pacific magazine to find out what your classmates are up to, or celebrate the relationships that started at Pacific with our Boxer Love Stories.

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Avery Richardson '17 and family pose on campus in 2015

In the years since graduating from Pacific University, Avery Richardson ’17 has spent a lot of time gaining experience and honing his next plans. “I wanted to do something a little differently, work with more underserved populations,” he said.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Jessie Wachter ’03 suddenly found herself without a job for the first time in nearly two decades. She has used this break in her career to launch a small business. 

Garrison King-Halsey III portrait

In his first book of poetry, The Father’s Curse, Garrison King-Halsey III ’19 has published a collection of poems reflecting the current landscape of the dating world for young adults from the perspective of a young African-American coming into adulthood. It gives insight to love, heartbreak, cheating culture, toxic masculinity and more.