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Pacific in the Press | Feb. 27, 2018

Feb 27, 2018

 

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Students get to apply their classroom learning in such a comprehensive way, which will help them determine their career paths, and also provide them with the experiences needed to gain future internships and employment within the sport industry.

-- Pete Schroeder, StocktonHeat.com, Feb. 20, 2018


Here are examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the news media in recent days:

"University of the Pacific concert," Studio 40 Live, Fox 40, Feb. 20, 2018: The Conservatory's Mathew Krejci and six Conservatory students - Theodore Stone, Thomas Hubel, Shane Ryan, Hector Lange-Sanchez, Kevin Iwai and Ryan Abdelmalek - performed on this morning show to promote an upcoming concert by the Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

"Sharing the love of reading," The Record, Feb. 23, 2018: Pam Eibeck and Pacific student-athletes, faculty and staff were among those reading to schoolchildren during the Feb. 22 Rotary Read-In. President Eibeck was at Don Riggio Elementary and others from the Pacific community were at several other Stockton schools.

"Message of empowerment: 'Vagina Monologues' opens today," The Record, Feb. 21, 2018: Pacific seniors Erica Magana and Brianna Gonzalez commented in this story about the most recent production of "Vagina Monologues" on the Stockton Campus. "The purpose behind 'The Vagina Monologues' is to empower women," Magana told The Record. "Especially women who have been through experiences who had their power taken away from them through sexual assault or abuse or how society values sexuality related to women. We're going to incorporate the #metoo movement." Gonzalez added, "I had never been exposed to that show or the concept behind it until Erica approached me. We had a conversation about the message behind 'The Vagina Monologues' and empowering women, and I said I wanted to be a part of it."

"Law professor calls Trump's pulling of federal agents from California unconstitutional," KCRA3 (NBC, Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto), Feb. 23, 2018: McGeorge's John Carey Sims commented in this story about statements made by Donald Trump that he would pull federal agents out of California if the state did not work with those agents on immigration issues. Sims said it was unlikely that Trump would follow through with the threat as the move likely violates the U.S. Constitution. The story appeared on several news aggregator websites.

"From the Vine: 4 new wines are 'tip of what this region has to offer'," The Record, Feb. 20, 2018: Labels for Markus Wine Co. were designed by visiting lecturer Michael Leonard's art students at Pacific. The labels related to winemaker Markus Niggli's stops in Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand before landing in Lodi.

"Heat Announce Event Management Initiative with the University of the Pacific," StocktonHeat.com, Feb. 20, 2018: Pacific's Sports Management Program and the Stockton Heat, the NHL's Calgary Flames' AHL affiliate, announced a collaboration in which 12 Sport Event and Facility Management students will take over the Heat's April 6 game. "We are so appreciative for the opportunity to work with Brian and the Heat on this project," Pacific's Pete Schroeder said. "The degree of involvement and mentorship provided by the Heat Front Office is fantastic. Students get to apply their classroom learning in such a comprehensive way, which will help them determine their career paths, and also provide them with the experiences needed to gain future internships and employment within the sport industry. We are excited to get to work and help the Heat create a great night of hockey at the Stockton Arena."

"Retirement Debt: What's the problem and how does it affect you?," CALmatters.com, Feb. 21, 2018: A report by Pacific's Center for Business and Policy Research was citied in this piece about the cost of retirement benefits for public employees and its effect on taxpayers. State and local government employment will grow by just 0.5 percent over the next several years, according to the center's October 2017 California and Metro Forecast. The story links to the report.

"Muir and the Big Trees," The Record, Feb. 21, 2018: Mike Wurtz, head of Pacific's Holt-Atherton Special Collections, was mentioned in this brief about a talk he was giving before the local chapter of the Sierra Club about John Muir's connection to Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Wurtz discussed Muir's love for sequoias and his three visits to that state park.

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