When we first envisioned a “Made at Pacific” issue of Pacific magazine, we were thinking very literally.
I am passionate about food access and hunger relief. I want veterans to have healthcare. I want refugee children to have safe places to live and learn. And I want my own children to attend world-class schools where they are challenged and loved.
You don’t know what you don’t know. What I don’t know could fill volumes. I am very much a civilian, with almost no interaction with the military, and so I went into this issue of Pacific magazine with trepidation.
At Pacific University, our alumni are a diverse group. About half of our 25,000-plus alumni graduated in just the last 15 years, many from our graduate and professional programs. More than anything, this special publication is for you.
If you spend any time on social media, you’ve probably seen the term all the feels. It’s the slang reaction for when something evokes an intense emotional response. This issue of Pacific magazine gives me all the feels.
Pacific magazine has been recognized with a regional award for university communications.
Welcome to Pacific magazine online. We are proud to debut a new design for this website, which serves as a companion to the popular print magazine of Pacific University.
The Winter 2015 issue of Pacific magazine celebrates the philanthropic gifts that help Pacific University thrive. Find our donor honor roll and more.
My son believes he is rich. Every penny he picks up on the street, every dollar the Tooth Fairy sneaks under his pillow, he stashes away in his collection of piggy banks. “So I can go to college,” he says.
I remember the moment during my senior year of high school when everything just clicked. One day, everything we were talking about — in Western Civ, AP English, Spanish IV — it was all connected. Suddenly, these disparate seven periods a day made sense. This was an education.