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Historian to retire at end of this year

Stephanie Haugen

May 12, 2011

Special Collections Librarian and Associate Professor Alex Toth decided to retire at the end of the current academic year, just when he got his own parking space. Toth came to Pacific in 1977, two years after Marsh Hall caught f...

Senior creates orientation website for PU

Zach Adler

May 12, 2011

It’s an inevitable fact that parents always have a lot of questions when it comes to their son or daughter leaving for college. It’s also a fact that more often than not the child has no idea how to answer the question. Tha...

Dance brings together elements of success

Kathleen Rohde

May 12, 2011

Starting with a little idea, one senior was surprised at how large that idea could become. Senior Breanna Chandler presented and performed her senior project on Earth Day, a dance called “Elements of Man and Nature,” with ...

Service abroad brings rewards, challenges

Stephanie Haugen

May 12, 2011

Holly Hawkins left all of her textbooks behind, slept under a bug net and helped deliver a baby a week after arriving in Kenya. Some of Pacific’s health professions programs offer students the opportunity to complete one of t...

Price to be remodeled

Karissa George

May 12, 2011

When students return to the Forest Grove campus at the end of this summer, they will have access to a newly renovated Price Hall. The building that is now Price Hall, home to the mathematics department office, will also inclu...

Faculty Farewells: Optometry professor’s time at Pacific shaped by her own student experience

Stephanie Haugen

April 28, 2011

Optometry professor Lee Ann Remington came to Pacific more than 30 years ago as a student. After graduating from Pacific’s School of Optometry in 1984 and practicing in a local clinic for a few years, Remington returned to her...

May panel to discuss life skills for recent grads

Stephanie Haugen

April 28, 2011

A Life After College panel will be held May 5 at 5 p.m. in the Burlingham Lobby. The panel is free and open to all students. Four guest speakers will discuss financial planning, housing information and employment guidelines...

Help available for sexual assault victims

Karissa George

April 28, 2011

April is dedicated to Sexual Assault Awareness and this year, awareness is even more crucial on a local level than national. After new instructions were provided by the Education Department on April 4 about the responsibility...

Garments to Go helps new grads dress like pros

Rebecca Lopez

April 14, 2011

Within the month, recent Pacific grads will venture into the world of job hunting, resumes and interviews. English professor Darlene Pagán has made it her mission to help students make the best first impression. Pagán has...

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