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Welcome to Pacific - Notable Changes

Apr 15, 2013

Welcome to Pacific

amanda Burress is the new police dispatcher in Public Safety.

Kristopher Hall is a new assistant coach for women's soccer in Athletics.

Thomas Harper is a new police officer in Public Safety.

Gilbert Perez is a new business forecasting research associate in the Eberhardt School of Business.

Jody Renner is a new office coordinator in the Cowell Wellness Center Counseling Service.



Notable Changes 

John McClimans has been promoted from electronic communications specialist to web manager in the Office of Communications. John has been at Pacific since, January 2011. He was heavily involved in working with the University's web redesign project and the development of the Pacific Insider, and is the primary trainer for University web maintainers.

Christina Tharp has been promoted from admission counselor to assistant director of Admission (Events) in the Office of Admission.

Assistant Dean of Students Peggy Rosson to Retire

Peggy Rosson '70, '95, assistant dean of students, will be retiring from Pacific at the conclusion of new student orientations in June. She earned her bachelor's degree from College of the Pacific and her master's degree from the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, and has been at Pacific since starting her undergraduate degree in 1966. For the past 24 years she has contributed to student learning and success in leadership roles associated with Student Academic Support Services and in her role as a long time instructor in the Pacific Seminars. Prior to 1989, Peggy served in various roles in the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Peggy has made a positive impact on every aspect of the student experience, developing lasting relationships across the university and around the globe. 

Peggy has been deeply involved in the Stockton community in a variety of service commitments and has made important connections between the campus and community through her contributions community-based learning at Pacific. Her legacy at Pacific includes significant contributions to a relevant and useful student orientation experience; developing a nationally recognized peer advising program, with faculty partners crafting the necessary systems, infrastructure, and relationships for student success; creating integrated learning experiences for students through strong partnerships with faculty and staff; and, most importantly, investing in the individual potential and aspirations of every student that she encountered during her tenure at Pacific. She has always kept a priority on student care in the forefront of consciousness for all of us. Her daily presence will be greatly missed.  

The University community is invited to a reception in her honor on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 3 - 5 pm in Grace Covell Hall. If you are interested in participating, a book will ne available where guests may make commitments to service in Peggy's honor.



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