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School of Engineering and Computer Science
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Success Stories

University of the Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Here are a few of their stories:

Julia Engel |

Beginning as a fun project during her junior year at Pacific, Julia Engel (BUS ’12) created Gal Meets Glam as a source of inspiration that covers everything from fashion and beauty to home and travel. Since taking the leap to become a full-time blogger in 2013, Gal Meets Glam as transformed into lifestyle blog powerhouse: generating millions of followers, hiring employees, relocating to Charleston, SC, and launching new product lines.

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"I love creating a destination for our readers, something they can escape to daily that will hopefully brighten their day with positivity. I love that I get to share the things that I discover."


Daniel Idzkowski | SKUNKLOCK

Daniel Idzkowski (BUS ‘12) is a serial entrepreneur most recognized for co-inventing the SKUNKLOCK, the only bicycle, motorcycle, and scooter lock to employ a chemical deterrent to prevent theft. In addition to his own entrepreneurial pursuits, Daniel empowers aspiring entrepreneurs through lecturing and mentoring at the Founder Institute, the most prestigious pre-seed accelerator. Daniel is also a contributing board member and advisor for numerous early-stage companies, and a managing partner of American Pillar IR, where he has helped hundreds of companies raise capital and grow their business.

Daniel Idzkowski (BUS ’12)

Farrah Felten-Jolley & Stefan Jolley | Klinker Brick Winery

Following in the footsteps of five generations of wine grape growers in Lodi, CA, Farrah Felten-Jolley (BUS ’09) and her husband Stefan Jolley (BUS ’09) combines their business acumen with a passion for wine at Klinker Brick Winery. Currently serving as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Farrah joined the winery in 2009 after graduating from Pacific. Stefan, Vice President of Operations, is the most recent addition to Klinker Brick, joining in 2013 following work in the insurance industry.

Klinker Brick Winery