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5/21/20

Benerd doctoral candidate serves young homeless population in Sacramento

Benerd doctoral candidate Robynne Rose-Haymer ’18 serves young homeless population in Sacramento. more

5/21/20

Technology in kindergarten? Of course, says innovative Pacific graduate

Ben Cogswell ’04 is a kindergarten teacher with deep knowledge and understanding of how to utilize technology in a classroom. However, in early March, when Alisal Union School District in Salinas went to a learning from home model, uncertainty creeped into his mind. more

5/21/20

Computer science senior projects shift to Game of Thrones-themed virtual reality

Despite the pandemic, the senior project showcase and competition happened, thanks to virtual reality creations by University of the Pacific Libraries and the School of Engineering and Computer Sciences (SOECS) – notably a daughter-father collaboration. more

5/21/20

Coalition donates medical equipment to Turlock nursing home

The Print to Protect Coalition (PTPC), which includes volunteers from the University of the Pacific, is aiding an embattled Turlock nursing home during the pandemic. more

5/21/20

Get to know fellow Pacificans with Tiger to Tiger Networking

Tiger to Tiger Networking, Pacific's very own networking app to connect students, alumni, faculty and staff, has been redesigned and relaunched. more

Dugoni alumna, professor serves on governor’s economic recovery committee
5/21/20

Dugoni alumna, professor serves on governor’s economic recovery committee

Dr. Natasha Lee ’00 will take part in important conversations with governmental and business heavyweights as California moves forward economically from the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Lee to his Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery.  more

5/15/20

Jose Hernandez '84 surprises, then inspires LatinX graduates (with video)

University of the Pacific graduate and NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez ’84 surprised the 2020 graduates during the virtual LatinX graduation ceremony on May 8. more

Pacific Athletics, local pro teams unite to help food bank
5/15/20

Pacific Athletics, local pro teams unite to help food bank

University of the Pacific Athletics joined three Stockton professional sports teams to support the Emergency Food Bank in May. more

5/15/20

Pacificans hail unique Class of 2020

The Pacific Alumni Association team asked members of the university family to write notes of encouragement to the Class of 2020.  more

5/15/20

COVID-19 relief funding available for students

Relief funding for undergraduate, graduate and professional students is available through the COVID-19 Relief Scholarship and the CARES Act. more