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    Former High School Dropout is Now a Pacific Grad-and Building a 'Dome of Hope' to Help Others

    Gwendolyn Primous ’13 had to overcome poverty, homelessness and even a minor stroke on her road to Pacific’s Commencement Day 2013. Now, she’s using her newfound education to help revitalize her native southeast Stockton neighborhood. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/Former-High-School-Dropout-is-Now-a-Pacific-Grad-and-Building-a-Dome-of-Hope-to-Help-Others.html

    The interdisciplinary Ethnic Studies Program helps students connect issues of race and ethnicity to their major fields of study—and the community around them. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/March-2013/Spotlight-On--Ethnic-Studies-Program.html
    Telling Stories, Building Bridges

    Halima Lucas ’13, whose documentary, “Building Bridges,” was recently screened on campus, is using her love of film to tell the untold stories of underrepresented people. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/March-2013/Telling-Stories-Building-Bridges.html

    Sephira Shuttlesworth, whose husband was a close colleague of Martin Luther King Jr., recently shared stories of the civil rights movement—and lessons for today—with the Intro to Ethnic Studies class. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/March-2013/An-Afternoon-with-a-Civil-Rights-Activist.html
    Research, Race and Poetry Readings: One Student’s Diverse Path at Pacific

    From creating an undergraduate research conference to opening for a renowned African-American poet, Danielle Procope ’14 has learned that students “can pretty much make anything happen” at Pacific. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Research-Race-and-Poetry-Readings-One-Student’s-Diverse-Path-at-Pacific.html

    Nathaniel Mackey, an award-winning poet and Duke University professor, will present a poetry reading this Thursday.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Award-winning-Poet-Performs-Reading-Feb-28.html