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Pacific in the Press | July 14, 2020

Jul 14, 2020

Quote of the Week


“There is this unbelievable clarity of mission at Pacific. This is a place that is built around and for students.”

Christopher Callahan, The Record, July 8, 2020


Examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the news media in recent days:

Lodi House,” Good Day Sacramento KMAX-TV, July 9, 2020: Segment with students Ryan Maccuish, Bianca Piedra and Tulinh Nguyen from the Integrated Development Group who are working with Lodi House, an organization committed to helping homeless women and children.

“‘Here for the students’: Pacific’s new president eager to build on rich legacy,”  The Record, July 8, 2020: Feature on Pacific president Christopher Callahan beginning his new role. “There is this unbelievable clarity of mission at Pacific,” Callahan said. “This is a place that is built around and for students.”

Cancel the bar exam? California considers allowing law graduates to skip test due to COVID-19,” The Sacramento Bee, July 7, 2020: Michael Hunter Schwartz, dean of Pacific's McGeorge School of Law, discussed the reasons behind a proposal for issuing diploma privilege during the coronavirus pandemic. The plan would waive the state bar exam this year.

Basketball legend, coach Bill Stricker dies at 72,” The Record, July 7, 2020: Alumnus Bill Stricker, one of Pacific’s most honored basketball players, a successful high school coach and an accomplished educator passed away. In recent years Stricker helped officials at Pacific men's basketball games.

Inside California Politics,” FOX 40, July 6, 2020: McGeorge's Leslie Gielow Jacobs was on Inside CA Politics to talk about the state's upcoming affirmative action ballot measure and how it meshes with the U.S. Constitution (10-minute mark).

Emerging Leaders: Chris Kay,” Comstock's Magazine, July 6, 2020: Alumnus Chris Kay, president of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, was featured in a story honoring 10 young professionals who have made a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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