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Positively Pacific Stories

8/3/20

Education, health leaders discussed COVID-19 challenges in Pacific-sponsored webinar

San Joaquin County education and health leaders discussed COVID-19 challenges during a July 31 webinar sponsored by University of the Pacific’s Beyond Our Gates program. more

OLLI members and instructors set for another round of distance learning
7/31/20

OLLI members and instructors set for another round of distance learning

Members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)—with a median age of 72—are ready for another round of distance learning. The fall OLLI offerings include art lessons, fitness classes, and a selection of events and webinars during Active Aging Week in early October. more

Stockton Campus virtual tours have an individual touch
7/31/20

Stockton Campus virtual tours have an individual touch

Morgan Lagomarsino, recruitment and outreach manager for the Graduate School, is one of the university’s official tour guides during these times of COVID-19. She gives personal tours that serve a double purpose: a glimpse of campus for prospective students and a trip down memory lane for alumni. more

Tours show campus beauty in Stockton, Sacramento
7/31/20

Tours show campus beauty in Stockton, Sacramento

Pacific tour guides use cell phones to give virtual tours to prospective students—and alumni—around the Sacramento and Stockton campuses. more

Black Lives Matter solidarity grows in second campus concert
7/31/20

Black Lives Matter solidarity grows in second campus concert

The first virtual Black Lives Matter Solidarity Concert in June was met with such positive response from performers and participants that a second concert was presented on July 24. This time, 100 people logged in to listen to several musical selections highlighting a wide spectrum of Black composers. more

7/27/20

University, committee look to help faculty and staff

President Christopher Callahan has appointed an ad-hoc faculty/staff task force to look at ways to support university employees. They are working to develop events, initiatives, resources and more to help Pacific faculty and staff cope and prosper as they work toward the day when a full return to campus becomes reality. more

Can’t go to Italy? Bring Italy to Pacific
7/24/20

Can’t go to Italy? Bring Italy to Pacific

Pacific students couldn't travel for Pacific's Summer Italian Immersion Program in Assisi so the program came to them via Zoom.  more

7/24/20

Student Health Services focuses on overall well-being

Student Health Services at University of the Pacific has received 1,175 telehealth visits and inquiries since late March. The staff is prepared to handle more student health need. more

7/24/20

Pacific alumni share thoughts on workplace ‘belonging’

The topic of “social belonging” in the workplace was tackled with a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion by two University of the Pacific graduates in a webinar July 22 sponsored by the Pacific Alumni Association. more

Benerd College alumnus passionate about helping those with disabilities
7/24/20

Benerd College alumnus passionate about helping those with disabilities

Belo Cipriani ’19 lost his sight in a savage beating, but he has rebounded with a life of accomplishments—including earning an EdD at Pacific. more