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Pacific in the Press | June 30, 2015

Jun 30, 2015


Here's how University of the Pacific was represented in media coverage of Friday's announcement about the university's Sacramento expansion:


Summaries

The Sacramento Bee
University of the Pacific to launch five new graduate programs in Sacramento
June 25, 2015
Pacific will offer five new degrees at its Sacramento Campus in Oak Park: Master of Business Administration, Doctor of Education, Master of Public Policy, Master of Physician Assistant Studies and a Master of Public Administration. "We want to make sure the programs we are offering are meeting an unmet educational demand in the Sacramento area," said President Pamela Eibeck. "Our strategy in Sacramento is to offer programs that build on our expertise from the law school as well as the university."
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article25542625.html#storylink=cpy

The Sacramento Bee
Advancing our profile, by degrees
June 25, 2015
Citing data by Pacific's Center for Business and Policy Research, a Bee editorial noted that Sacramento lags behind other state capital markets in higher education opportunities. The editorial read in part: "So it's good news that the Stockton-based University of the Pacific ... is expanding its Sacramento presence, rolling out the first of five new graduate programs at its McGeorge School of Law campus ... It's long past time for Sacramento to think bigger about its intellectual capital."
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/editorials/article25518829.html

KCRA-TV (NBC Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
UOP announces new graduate degrees at Sacramento campus
June 26, 2015
President Pamela Eibeck was interviewed for this story on the "new opportunities for higher education in Sacramento" and the announcement of five "high-demand" degrees that will bring 400 students and 10 to 12 new faculty to the Sacramento Campus over the next five years. A version of the story rebroadcast twice the following day.
View the story: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=89e0b85d-d460-47cd-a724-3cc5c1a4ae99%20

The Record
Pacific expands to diversify, serve more
June 27, 2015
President Pamela Eibeck emphasized Pacific's commitment to Stockton in this essay on Sunday's Opinion page. "It has always been the responsibility of a university to be a true citizen of its region, above and beyond developing the talents of its own students," Eibeck wrote. "Pacific is proud to have served Stockton since 1924, and we look forward to being a valued member of this great community for generations to come."
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150627/OPINION/150629746/101034/A_OPINION

The Record
New academic programs at Pacific
June 26, 2015
The Sacramento Campus will add new graduate programs in health, education, business and public policy over the next two years. The story also noted Pacific's new graduate programs in analytics, audiology, music therapy and food studies in San Francisco.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150626/NEWS/150629752/0/SEARCH

Sacramento Business Journal
University of the Pacific launching part-time MBA program in Sacramento this fall
June 26, 2015
Story reports on Pacific's new MBA starting this fall and notes that about 100 Drexel students will complete their Drexel degrees on Pacific's Sacramento Campus.
Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2015/06/26/university-of-the-pacific-launching-part-time-mba.html

KOVR-TV (CBS Sacramento-Stocktoin-Modesto)
University of the Pacific Expansion with new Degrees Celebration
June 26, 2015
A gallery of photos taken during the event on the Sacramento Campus was posted on the a website of the local CBS affiliate, KOVR. Photos of speakers and attendees are included in the gallery.
See the gallery: http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/photo-galleries/2015/06/27/university-of-the-pacific-expansion-with-new-degrees-celebration/

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The Senate Daybook
University of the Pacific announces new Sacramento degrees
June 26, 2015
This daily publication of the Senate Rules Committee prominently mentioned Friday's announcement. "The University of the Pacific announces a new lineup of graduate and professional degree programs geared for working professionals and tailored to educate students in the fields in highest demand in the Sacramento region. The programs join Pacific McGeorge School of Law on the Sacramento Campus." It went on to mention some of the speakers at the announcement: Pamela Eibeck, Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, Pacific alumnus and California Department of Education Deputy Superintendent William J. Ellerbee Jr., and Valley Vision CEO Bill Mueller.

The Capitol Morning Report
Under "News conferences, briefings, availabilities, etc."
June 26, 2015
The Morning Report, a daily listing of upcoming events and other news for the Capitol community, listed the announcement about the Sacramento Campus as its first item. The listing mentioned that Assemblyman Kevin McCarty would be at the event to announce the "new lineup of graduate and professional degree programs geared for working professionals" to be offered at the Sacramento Campus, also site of McGeorge School of Law.

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