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English Department
Wendell Phillips Center 151
Xiaojing Zhou
Department Chair
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211

Success After Pacific

The Department of English is proud of the hundreds of living alumni who have their degree in English from University of the Pacific. Take a look at where some of them have taken their English degrees since they graduated from Pacific.

Eric OroscoEric Orosco '18

Group Sales Manager, Sacramento Theatre Company

Eric Orosco came to Pacific as a transfer student and worked hard to find his place. He got involved and tried out a little of everything - literature, poetry, theater - until he found his tribe.  Read more>>

Emily Olson

Emily Olson '16

Digital Producer, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Emily Olson works for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation as a digital producer. She believes her English degree prepared for any job she would have wanted but especially for her career in journalism. Read more>>

Sarah YungSarah Yung '16

Intern, Publishers Weekly

Sarah Yung has interned at some exciting places in the publishing world, and she has advice on how to break into the industry. Read more>>

Christine Viney

Christine Viney '16,

Chief Scribe at St. Joseph's Medical Center

Christine Viney majored in English, minored in Biology, and concentrated in the Pacific Legal Scholars Program. Currently, she is the Chief Scribe at St. Joseph's Medical Center, Stockton's major hospital. She started off as a medical scribe in the emergency department, working part-time until she completed school in July. Scribes follow around the doctors in the emergency department and complete the medical charting for anything from patient exams to codes.  Read more>>