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New San Francisco Campus in the spotlight

Read a recap of the widespread media coverage from the March 7 dedication of Pacific’s new San Francisco home and see how the University community marked this momentous occasion in a photo gallery
Mar 10, 2014

Dedication ceremonies for the new San Francisco campus of University of the Pacific, home of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, were held on Friday, March 7. The campus hosted more than 1,500 guests and members of the Pacific community for the event. View a sample photo gallery from the dedication day events >>>

On radio and TV, in print and online, the dedication of Pacific's new San Francisco home received widespread notice in the media:

KGO Radio
University of the Pacific goes downtown
March 7, 2014
KGO news talk radio, covering the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose market, reported on Pacific's new campus at 5 a.m., 6 a.m. and 8 a.m., reaching an estimated 139,000 listeners at a calculated publicity value of $2,000. President Pamela A. Eibeck was interviewed.
Hear clip: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=1e080e1b-4973-44d9-a0f6-26d78358b8df  

KTVU Fox TV
California's oldest university opens new campus
March 7, 2014
The Bay Area's Fox affiliate aired a report in the 8 a.m. news that was also carried by Fox stations in Monterey and Reno. The Bay Area affiliate story reached an estimated 105,000 viewers at a calculated publicity value of $6,600.
Watch clip: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=8fd14adf-e5a2-474f-b7a8-58569c15b84a  

ABC7 TV
University of the Pacific opens new San Francisco campus
March 7, 2014
The Bay Area's ABC affiliate reported on Pacific's new campus on Friday and again on Saturday, reaching an estimated 82,000 viewers each time at an estimated ad value of $4,200 a pop.
Watch clip: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=12c32990-457c-48d0-9c27-bd76ca89e717  

KCRA TV
University of the Pacific opens new campus March 7, 2014 The Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto NBC affiliate, the region's most-watched news station, reported on the new campus in the 6 p.m. news, reaching an estimated 139,000 viewers at a calculated publicity value of $9,300.
Watch clip: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=7803625f-11c0-45fb-88b2-7431054021bd  

KCBS Radio
University of the Pacific opens $151 million San Francisco campus
March 8, 2014
KCBS news talk radio, covering San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, aired coverage of Pacific's story at 5 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 7:45 a.m. and 8:45 a.m., reaching an estimated 142,000 listeners. Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry Dean Patrick Ferrillo and Rich Rojo, associate vice president for communications, were interviewed. Ad/publicity value not available.
Hear clip: http://bit.ly/1i5Lz6S  

Business Wire
University of the Pacific to dedicate new San Francisco campus
March 7, 2014
University of the Pacific's news release was distributed on Business Wire, resulting in posts on 350 online sites, from Ask.com to Minnesota Public Radio's website. The story was viewed 1,600 times in the first eight hours, Business Wire reports.
See example: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/university-pacific-dedicate-san-francisco-160000797.html  

Bay City News Service
University of the Pacific dedicates new campus
March 7, 2014
President Pamela A. Eibeck was interviewed for a story carried by this subscription-only news service.  

The Record
Pacific marks milestone with S.F. campus March 7, 2014
"Today marks another milestone in the storied history of University of the Pacific with the 5 p.m. dedication of a new San Francisco campus," The Record wrote.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140307/A_NEWS/403070315/-1/A_NEWS07

Capital Morning Report
University of the Pacific to dedicate new campus
March 5, 2014
This Sacramento-based subscription newsletter reported that Congressman Jerry McNerney would speak at the dedication ceremony.  

San Francisco Business Times
University of the Pacific set to open $151 million SoMa campus
March 6, 2014
"The San Francisco campus is the largest real estate investment the University has made since it moved its main campus to Stockton in 1924," said Patrick Cavanaugh, vice president for business and finance. "We like the energy and prominence of this location in SoMa and believe that our students, faculty and staff will add vitality to the neighborhood."
Read story: http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/real-estate/2014/03/university-of-pacific-set-to-open.html

The Record
Reader gallery: Pacific's new campus dedicated
March 10, 2014
The Record posted a gallery of photos of the dedication of University of the Pacific's new San Francisco campus taken by Pacific's photographer Randall Gee.
See the photos: http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery?Site=SR&Date=20140310&Category=A_INTERACT&ArtNo=310009998&Ref=PH&Presentation=desktop