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Pacific in the Press - May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015

Quote of the Week 5-18-15Here are examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the media in recent days:

Summaries:

News10 (ABC-TV Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Seahawks' Carroll visits old stomping grounds at Pacific
May 13-14, 2015
Pete Carroll's visit to his alma mater on Wednesday made the 11 p.m. news that night and the 5 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. newscasts the following day. Additional video of his visit was posted on the News10 website.
See story: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=d17c1777-eec0-4444-a0d9-76c185c66a75
Watch online footage: http://www.news10.net/videos/sports/2015/05/14/27288023/

The Record
Speaking his mind: Pete Carroll spells out philosophies in return to alma mater 
May 13, 2015
Pete Carroll's philosophy on performance has evolved over a 42-year coaching career that has included stops at five universities and six NFL teams. But the foundation was set while he was at Pacific, where professors and mentors, such as Glen Albaugh and Larry Meredith, delved into the psychological aspects of as sports more than Xs and Os. "He's very open and he's not one of your castle intellectuals who sits there and contemplates the universe," said Meredith, Carroll's religious studies professor, now retired. "He really wanted a philosophy and he worked hard at it and he's got it."
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150514/NEWS/150519836/0/SEARCH

KING (NBC-TV Seattle)
Pete Carroll pays visit to his alma mater
May 13-14, 2015
Carroll's visit was also carried by KING in Seattle and stations in Seattle, Spokane and Boise.
See story: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=b758d003-1ff2-4a9d-b638-7a89b8fe8b34

CBS Sacramento (CBS-TV Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Helping San Joaquin read
May 15, 2015
University of the Pacific is leading an effort through its Beyond Our Gates initiative to give parents tools to nurture literacy in infants and toddlers. Jennifer Torres Siders, community relations manager, is quoted.
See story: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=140535be-e1a3-421e-936e-936b72bb30cf

The Record
Investing in the future: Young parents learn importance of reading to children
May 15, 2015
University of the Pacific's Beyond Our Gates initiative and the San Joaquin County Office of Education, along with more than a dozen community partners, are rolling out a new initiative to promote literacy in children even before they can walk. "When your kids are really little, it's not like you have to sit down with them with flash cards to try to teach them how to read," said Jennifer Torres Siders, community relations manager. "Do things like talking, reading, singing."
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150515/NEWS/150519696/101087/A_NEWS

KCRA (NBC-TV Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
19-year-old Stockton girl graduates from UOP
May 8, 2015
Anamiguel Rodriguez graduated from Pacific on Saturday - at age 19. The Community Involvement Program (CIP) student earned a degree in health, exercise and sport sciences. "It's always been in my mind that I wanted to make a difference," she said.
See story: http://www.kcra.com/news/19yearold-stockton-girl-graduates-from-uop/32903106

The Record
Novelist funds scholarships for 11 Pacific students
May 16, 2015
Celebrated novelist James Patterson has helped fund new scholarships for 11 students in the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education who are gearing up to become teachers. 
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150516/NEWS/150519682/101092/A_NEWS

And more:

The Record
First Pacific graduates receive their degrees
May 9, 2015
University of the Pacific held the first of its four graduations Saturday. After all of its schools finish the commencement season, some 2,029 degrees will have been awarded in three cities over a six-week period.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150509/NEWS/150519991/101087/A_NEWS

The Record
Housing shortage possible if growth continues
May 10, 2015
"We're nearing a place where there is going to be a need for new housing," Jeff Michael, director of the Business and Policy Research, said last week following the release of new population data by the state's Department of Finance. The need for new housing is not yet critical, based on the number of unoccupied vacancies that still remain in Stockton. But it could become a problem if growth trends continue.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150510/NEWS/150519982

KCRA
Bill would ban grand juries from investigating deadly officer-involved cases
May 8, 2015
Senate Bill 227, introduced by Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, would leave it up to local district attorneys to determine whether charges should be filed against officers in fatal shootings or deadly excessive-force cases. "This bill seems like a bad idea to me," said John Myers, professor of law. 
See story: http://www.kcra.com/news/Bill-would-ban-grand-juries-from-investigating-deadly-officer-involved-cases/32881058

KOVR (CBS-TV Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Pete Carroll
5/13/2015
See story: http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2015/05/13/seattle-seahawks-coach-pete-carroll-deflects-deflategate-questions-during-uop-visit/

KONG (Independent TV - Boise)
Pete Carroll
May 13, 2015
See story: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=b0b5d37b-590a-4a7c-a16a-00e2de56b2ff

KREM (CBS-TV Spokane)
Pete Carroll
May 13, 2015
See story: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=cc6c4034-1d5e-46d5-b03e-6629897a7eec

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