features

Loving the Daily Grind

A couple of alumni took a chance on a Hawai‘i coffee farm. Five years later, they are winning awards and giving back to the coffee community. 

Private Practice

Less than two years after earning his physical therapy degree from Pacific, Bryan Lang is practicing in his own business.

10 Tips for Excellent Business Etiquette

Jeanne Oliver has been the "Miss Manners" of the Pacific University College of Optometry for 25 years, though her real title is director of external relations. Beyond her “day job,” Oliver gives optometry students a little lesson in professional comportment with an annual session in business etiquette and “final exam” of a formal five-course dinner event with some of the college’s corporate partners. 

A Path to the Next Step

Continuing education offerings provide opportunities to move

Down With Debt

Is college worth the cost? Empirical data says yes. So do a couple of Pacific University alumni, now that they have paid off all the debt they accrued during and immediately after school.

Living Every Moment

Olin Blackmore ’15 is spending his senior year as involved as possible — as Student Senate President, dancer, actor and researcher — thanks to the support of the scholarships that made his Pacific education possible

Leading by Example

Alumni Jim and Mary Fair Berglund are among Pacific’s most generous supporters, and daughter Julie Berglund Baker is following their lead

Raise the Roof

Hanson Stadium, home to Boxer football, soccer, lacrosse, and track and field, was transformed this summer with the addition of a canopy over the grandstands

One Generation to the Next

Alumni from the late 1960s are banding together to endow a scholarship for students in honor of their upcoming inductions into the Golden Guard