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Stockton, California 95211

Positively Pacific | April 15, 2020

University of the Pacific community members continue to support one another and the community during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SciencePacific donates medical supplies to health care providers in its three campus cities

The call came in from Kaiser Permanente–and it was urgent. The healthcare company was short on some medical supplies in the Central Valley at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

DugoniDugoni alumnus teams up with School of Engineering and Computer Science, Library to 3D print masks

The Print to Protect Coalition is marshalling 3D printing capabilities in the San Joaquin Valley to help provide health care workers with much needed protective equipment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

GrantFunds help Pacific students in need

The university has established eight emergency funds to help Pacific students on all three campuses who are in need because of hardships caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

On-campus garden nourishes Pacific
The Ted and Chris Robb Garden has become an asset as the university deals with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The garden is open and is providing free produce to Pacific studentsView more >

Pacific alumnus arranges musical tribute for students
Andrew Lu, a 2019 music education graduate and past Powell Scholar, along with fellow music educators in the Pleasanton School Unified District arranged a video, “ Jungle Dance | Pleasanton Virtual Music Teachers Ensemble,” to let students know that they are being missed while schools are shuttered. View more >

Faculty find creative ways to continue “Pacific touch” during distance teaching
Pacific faculty are finding personal and creative ways to continue the university’s hallmark approach to student-centered teaching as they adapt to distance learning amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. View more >

Regents approve student relief grant
Pacific’s Board of Regents recognizes the financial burden on many students caused by the coronavirus. The Regents approved student assistance funding. View more >

Pacific Graduate School outreach manager prompts crowdsourcing to help feed health care workers
Morgan Lagomarsino, outreach manager for the Graduate School, raises hundreds of dollars with help from colleagues, friends and strangers to donate pizzas to nurses and doctors. View more >

Softball team turns disappointment to bonding
Coach Brian Kolze knows he has a resilient team–one brought even closer together after the disappointment of a positive season that ended prematurely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. View more >

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