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Pacific in the Press

Sep 28, 2015

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Here are examples of how Pacific was represented in the news media in recent days:


HERLife Magazine
Nancy Shaw-Elium: Innovator, Teacher, Breast Cancer Survivor
October 2015
Nancy Shaw-Elium, Tomorrow Project administrator, is featured on the cover of the magazine. The magazine profiles her successful struggle against breast cancer and her work on behalf of the Stockton community through Beyond Our Gates and the Tomorrow Project.

Central Valley Business Journal
Gifts to help University of the Pacific expand gardens
Sept. 24, 2015
Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb has given University of the Pacific a $400,000 gift to triple the footprint of the Ted and Chris Robb Garden, named after his sons, and create the Abigail Robb Plaza. in honor of his daughter. A separate gift from the Bon Appétit Management Company will help create an accompanying native garden.

The Record
Pacific students to assess Part D plans
Sept. 27, 2015
Trained student pharmacists from the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, under the supervision of licensed pharmacists, will hold eight free clinics in San Joaquin County this fall to help Medicare beneficiaries enroll in a drug plan for 2016.

The Record
SJ County posts strong job growth in spring
Sept. 17, 2015
San Joaquin County employment grew strongly in the spring, and average wages also gained, particularly in traditionally lower-paying industries, federal officials said. "It looks good for (San Joaquin) County," said Jeff Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research. "Job growth is strong; wage growth is decent, but not as strong as job growth."
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The Record
Pacific investigating claims against former coach
Sept. 25, 2015
The Record reported on an ongoing investigation into allegations contained in an anonymous letter sent to Pacific on Sept. 11.

Wheeling (West Virginia) News
Bethany College Names New President Bethany College officials today named the Rev. Dr. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg as its new president, effective Jan. 1. Rodenberg becomes Bethany's 20th president and the second woman to hold the top post in the institution's 175-year history. Earlier in her career, she was an adjunct professor at Claremont School of Theology, San Francisco Theological Seminary and the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif.


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