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Welcome to Pacific

Jul 8, 2013

Michael Brown  is a new oral pathology lab assistant in Biomedical Sciences at Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

Jason Clark is the new assistant sirector in the Systems Engineering Services Office of Information Technology. 

Saul Guzman is a  new financial aid counselor I in Financial Aid. 

Yevgen Surenkov is a new supply clerk in Orthodontics at Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

Notable Changes

Dean of Students Joanna Royce Davis was appointed acting vice president for Student Life from July 6 - 31. Patrick Day, who will succeed retiring Vice President Elizabeth Griego, will begin at Pacific on August 1.  

Heather Dunn-Carlton has been appointed interim assistant dean of Student Support Services while a search is conducted to replace retiring Assistant Dean Peggy Rosson. Dunn-Carlton is the director of Student Conduct and Community Standards and brings a wealth of experience associated with the dynamics and opportunities of student success to the interim position. Her leadership during will ensure a continuity of response to student issues, while contributing to preparations for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Allison Dumas '95 has been appointed as the new director of Pacific's Community Involvement Program (CIP).  She begins the new position on July 22. Currently, Dumas is the associate director of the SUCCESS program (a federally funded TRiO Student Support Services program that helps retain first-generation and low-income students) and has worked closely with the CIP program for the past 27 years. Dumas came to Pacific in 1985 as a counselor for the Supportive Services Program soon after earning her bachelor's degree in psychology from UC and later earned master's degree in Educational and Counseling Psychology at Pacific. She has advanced to assistant and then associate director of what is now the SUCCESS Program and served as interim director of CIP from 2008 to 2009.  Dumas is a member of the Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel, Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education, the Third World Counselor's Association, for which she previously served on the Board of Directors, and has served on the board of Rio Vista CARE Community Counseling. Her dedicated commitment to serving underrepresented students was recently honored at Pacific's Annual Women of Distinction Awards ceremony where she received the 2013 Peggy Rosson Woman of Distinction Award for staff.  

Christine Fluter '11 has been appointed interim assistant director for student leadership development through June 30, 2014. She fills the position vacated by Kristina Juarez, who recently took a position at University of Nebraska, Omaha. Fluter is a graduate of Pacific's master's program in Educational Administration and Leadership with an emphasis in Student Affairs and brings experience with Pacific Legal Scholars and Research and Graduate Studies to bear in her interim role.  

Reuben Recoder transferred from the Orthodontics Department to coordinator in Building Operations at Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.  

Robert Bowling has been promoted from Custodial Supervisor to Custodial Assistant Manager Support Services effective 

Veronica Brown has transferred from the postion of research assistant to administrative assistant in the School of Engineering and Computer Science.

Hector Mendez has been promoted from custodian to custodian group II in Support Services.

Michael Nevarez has been promoted from grounds lead to grounds supervisor in Support Services. 

Toby Rose has been promoted from supervisor to grounds manager in Support Services.

In Memoriam

Emeritus Professor Mark EaleyMark E. Ealey
June 13, 1926 - April 30, 2013

Emeritus professor Mark E. Ealey passed away on April 30 after a short illness. Professor Ealey was a Navy veteran of World War II and received the Pacific Theatre Campaign Ribbon. He graduated from Howard University in Washington, DC, in 1952 with a Master's Degree in Psychiatric Social Work. He worked as a parole agent case work supervisor for the California Department of Corrections (1952 -1960) before becoming a faculty field work teacher for the University of California, Berkeley (1960-1969). Professor Ealey founded the Black Studies department in College of the Pacific and was the advisor for the Black Student Union. He taught Black studies at Pacific from 1969 until he retired in 1990. He also ran a private counseling practice in Vallejo from 1961 until 2012. Ealey was honored by the Pacific Alumni Association with a Faculty Mentor Award in August 2012.


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