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Military vet fulfills purpose to become physician assistant
6/14/19

Military vet fulfills purpose to become physician assistant

Shaun Ring '19 may not know how to contain his excitement when he dons his cap and gown to receive his diploma on June 16, but the 38-year-old Nebraska native recognizes he has the education and experience to take his place in the burgeoning health care industry. more

Graduating student-dentist bridges barriers to provide care to underserved communities
6/12/19

Graduating student-dentist bridges barriers to provide care to underserved communities

Juan Ramirez credits a supportive faculty as one of the factors for his enthusiasm for Pacific and recalls how Dr. Janet Anders, assistant professor of clinical oral health, encouraged him to pursue his idea to break language barriers on campus. more

Five Pacific students receive prestigious scholarships
5/30/19

Five Pacific students receive prestigious scholarships

Five Pacific students have received scholarships to continue their studies either in the United States or abroad. more

Aspiring public defender sees passion come together at McGeorge
5/17/19

Aspiring public defender sees passion come together at McGeorge

As Sydnie Reyes prepares to graduate May 2019, she reflects on how the past three years at McGeorge School of Law have been an integral part of her life.  more

Indria Gillespie is making a difference for people of color needing bone marrow transplants
5/16/19

Indria Gillespie is making a difference for people of color needing bone marrow transplants

Indria Gillespie '19 came to University of the Pacific with one purpose in mind and honed the skills that will help her fulfill another - encouraging people of color to join a bone marrow registry. more

Pharmacy student awarded Fulbright scholarship
5/15/19

Pharmacy student awarded Fulbright scholarship

David Carranza '16, '19 has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to study health care policy in Finland. more

Transfer student balances Pacific, life to land engineering job
5/14/19

Transfer student balances Pacific, life to land engineering job

After completing two years at Modesto Junior College, Angel Tejada transferred to University of the Pacific and enrolled in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, where this year he received the Heefner Award honoring an electrical engineering student who shows the greatest promise in the workforce. more

Immigrant raises family, returns to school after 40 years to earn degree at Pacific
5/13/19

Immigrant raises family, returns to school after 40 years to earn degree at Pacific

Born in Liberia as the youngest of five girls, Lucy Kaye was not supposed to go to school... more

“Obsessed” filmmaker is youngest accepted in prestigious AFI graduate program
5/10/19

“Obsessed” filmmaker is youngest accepted in prestigious AFI graduate program

Jess Hess is a member of Media X's first graduating class who has been accepted into the Producing Program at the American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles. more

Pacific to graduate more than 2,000 physician assistants, filmmakers, lawyers and more
5/10/19

Pacific to graduate more than 2,000 physician assistants, filmmakers, lawyers and more

Pacific’s Class of 2019 includes 2,032 future physician assistants, filmmakers, pharmacists, lawyers, dentists and more. more