Class Notes, Fall 2012

Clark Peters 1965

Clark Peters 1965

 
Clark Peters ’65, MSEd ’70 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Service Award for his years of service to public education in Oregon and his ongoing support of Pacific University’s speech and education programs.

Irv Zemrau 1962

Irv Zemrau 1962

Irv Zemrau ’62, O.D. ’63 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his years as an optometrist, community volunteer and advocate for people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their families.

 

Lynn Meredith 1944

 
Lynn Meredith ’44 posthumously receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his service in World War II and his 32 years protecting presidents in the U.S. Secret Service. He died in 2009 at the age of 84.

P.J. Pitts 2009

P.J. Pitts 2009

 
P.J. Pitts, Pharm.D. ’09 receives the 2012 Pacific University Young Alumni Leadership Award for her work to provide triage and long-term health care in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

General Comments

Ryan Aiello MA

Ryan Aiello MA '06 is the associate dean of student development at Portland Community College, Rock Creek. He previously spent 13 years working with students at Pacific University.

Justin Arnold '06

Justin Arnold '06 recently started an internship at the Office of Sen. Jeff Merkley, working on policy.

Trista Berry '06

Trista Berry '06 completed her master of science in microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston in August 2014 and is managing a lab focused on developing an early molecular detection method for sepsis.

Jayme Ing '06 & Jesse Wong '08

Jayme Ing '06 & Jesse Wong '08

Jayme Ing '06 and Jesse Wong ’08 were married. Pacific alumni in the wedding party included Amy Fenton ’09, Leanne (Santella) Barden ’09 and Jordan Wong ’11. Reese Moriyama ’10 was the wedding photographer. 

Jeannine (Hall) Gailey MFA '07

Jeannine (Hall) Gailey MFA '07 published her fourth book of poetry, The Robot Scientist’s Daughter, in March 2015. 

Amy (Heaton) Halvorson OD '07 & Kirk Halvorson OD '07

Amy (Heaton) Halvorson OD '07 & Kirk Halvorson OD '07

Ami (Heaton) Halvorson OD ’07 and Kirk Halvorson OD ’07 welcomed daughter Hilde Belle Halvorson on Jan. 6, 2015. 

Brock Laster '07

Brock Laster '07

Brock Laster and Briana VanNess welcomed daughter Blakely Sue on Jan. 31, 2015. She was 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 19 inches.