Mike Bryan and wife Pomai welcomed son Thorton “Chase” Bryan on Dec. 6, 2013. He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces.
Kelsey Herstad married David Fox on Sept. 8, 2013.
Jaime Kraushaar married Jake Bennett on Aug. 3, 2013.
Chase Webb and wife Yuki welcomed daughter Mika Webb on Oct. 31, 2013, in Osaka, Japan. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20 inches long.
Heather (Jones) Eoff ’07, OT ’10 and Ryan Eoff ’09 welcomed son Asher Jones on May 27, 2013. He weighed 6 pounds and measured 19.5 inches.
Lindsey (Mullens) Blem and Dale Blem ’07, MAT ’10 welcomed a son, Murphy Lynn, on June 29, 2013. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 20.25 inches long.
Margaret (Nuesca) Barajas ’07, OT ’10 and husband Caesar welcomed son Micah Leonel Nuesca Barajas on Aug. 13, 2013. He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measured about 20 inches long.
Kristin Bone graduated in March 2013 from the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom with a master’s degree in modern literary cultures. She is now in a PhD program in literature at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Her husband Cameron (Bardwell) Bone ’08 graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a master of science in business management
in March 2013.
Isaac Ciula and Mary (Miller) Ciula OD ’07 welcomed daughter Olivia on Sept. 23, 2013.
Eric Foote '07, PA ’08 and his wife, Lora, welcomed daughter Olivia on Jan. 21, 2012. Eric and Lora were married in October 2011. After graduating from Pacific, Eric spent two years as a National Health Service Corps scholar physician assistant in Christmas Valley, Ore., followed by a year and a half as a neurosurgical physician assistant at Providence Portland Medical Center. Since 2011, he has served as a member of the PA faculty at Pacific University.
Mandy Littlewood ’07, OT ’11 married Mike Garber on July 27, 2013, in Tualatin, Ore. Erin Forgeron OT ’11, Angela Chown ’07, and Lonnie Anderson, associate director of graduate and professional admissions, took part in the wedding.
Jeff Plowman is a senior retail financial analyst at Oakley, Inc., in Foothill Ranch, Calif.
Jordan Sharp and his wife, Sarah, have moved to California, where he works at the Los Angeles Veterans Administration.
Kapua Torres Keefe and Michael Keefe welcomed daughter Mia Jordan Kapilialohanohokai Keefe on Aug. 6, 2013. She weighed 8 pounds and measured 19.75 inches long.
Shannon (Tanabe) Fong and husband Jordyn welcomed a son to their family on Oct. 9, 2013.
Kim (Whittaker) Odman and Matt Odman ’07 welcomed daughter Kenzie Nicole Odman on Nov. 15, 2013. She weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces.
Lena Aloysius welcomed son Liam Ray Hoblet on Aug. 4, 2013. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 21 inches long.
Jenifer Jennings earned a doctor of physical therapy degree from Chapman University in Orange, Calif., in 2012.
Jill Peacock ’08, OT ’11 married Derrek Layton on July 27, 2013.
Katey Schultz MFA presented Where Research Meets Imagination and discussed her writing process at the Shambhala Meditation Center in Asheville, N.C., in December. Her book, Flashes of War, won the 2013 Gold Medal Book of the Year for literary fiction from the Military Writers Society of America.
Amanda Tripp Johansson is a graduate assistant in the Sustainability Leadership Center at Portland State University.
Lehua Watanabe and Bryson Vivas ’10 welcomed son Bryden Gerald Keaomakalani Vivas on July 14, 2013. He weighed 7 pounds, 0.7 ounces and joins big brother Ryder, 3.
Shanna (Rietmann) Sallee graduated from the Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine and works at Hermiston (Ore.) Veterinary Clinic.
Kasey (Stroud) Webber PT and husband Jeff welcomed son Grady Ray on June 27, 2013. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces.
Megan Beattie graduated in May 2013 from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix with a master’s degree in special education. She is a high school special education resource teacher in the Ketchikan (Alaska) Gateway Borough School District.
Kurtis Childers received a doctorate of medicine degree from Pacific Northwest University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013. He is working on his five-year general surgery residency at Pinnacle Health Systems in Harrisburg, Penn., where he lives with his wife Aubrey and two children, Kael and Lillian.
Frankie Guros earned a master of science degree in psychology from Portland State University in August 2013.
Kelsey Owens, a former All-American runner at Pacific, was the featured speaker at the national 2013 NCAA Division II cross- country awards banquet in Spokane, Wash., in November 2013. She spoke about her efforts to help underprivileged children in Uganda through a physical education program focused on introducing Ugandan children to healthy workout habits and providing education regarding fitness.
Leanne Santella married Justin Barden ’08 in Maui on Oct. 27, 2013.