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My Pacific

Dr. Bonnie Morehead, Dugoni School of Dentistry, Class of 1979

James Earl Jewell, Class of 1951

Dr. Ronald Redmond, Dugoni School of Dentistry, Class of 1966,
University of the Pacific Regent  

I Give to Pacific Because...

Pete Ottesen

"I have a passion for learning so giving consistently to Pacific over the past decade seems only normal. When I meet the exceptional students who receive the benefit of our undergraduate scholarship at the Benerd School of Education, I am inspired to give even more." 
University of the Pacific Donor Peter Ottesen






Patrick J. Ferrillo Jr.

"I believe education changes lives. Giving back is the right thing to do. We are fortunate to be a part of a distinctive university, and it is important that we continue to support our students, programs, scholarships, endowments, and facilities. Whether it is through gifts of our time, talent or treasury, we can all make an impact and provide opportunities for others. Gifts ultimately support people, and that's what it's all about. I'm proud to support Pacific and encourage others to support students in any way they can."
Dean Patrick J. Ferrillo Jr., Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

"I believe in empowering students. Gifts provide critical funds for student community service projects, research and cultural experiences. As somebody who has personally benefited from scholarships and grants, I understand how impactful giving is. Many students couldn't afford the cost of our education without the gift of a helping hand. That's why I plan to continue giving as I move on to a career of my own."
Student Jasmine Jordan '12


"I understand how giving back can impact a person's life.  I was once a scholarship student in University of the Pacific's Community Involvement Program (CIP) for low-income, first-generation college students. Today, I'm the program director. University of the Pacific's investment in me has opened many opportunities that I would have not otherwise been able to have.  This is what giving back does.  It gives hope, opportunity, and most all, life to what once was just a dream."
Pov Doran '02 and '03