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    Nothing was going to stop this go-getter from achieving her dream

    When it came to choosing mechanical engineering as a major, Marielle Cortez thought about how the environment she grew up in had influenced her personality and interests. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/may-2018/nothing-was-going-to-stop-this-go-getter-from-achieving-her-dream.html
    Non-traditional student, mother of three following dream to pursue career

    Juanitas is not your "traditional" Pacific student. She is a working mother of three who decided to make her education a priority. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/may-2018/non-traditional-student-mother-of-three-following-dream-to-pursue-career.html
    Applied math student wins Pacific Forensics’ first national championship in over 30 years

    Freshman Cassidy Johnson '21 finished first overall in the Novice Division of Poetry Interpretation at the National Forensic Association's National Championship Tournament. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/may-2018/applied-math-student-wins-pacific-forensics’-first-national-championship-in-over-30-years.html
    It was research with purpose for this first-generation student and Powell Scholar.

    Attending college was a lifelong dream for Nasser Saleh. As the son of Lebanese immigrants, he would be the first in his family to get a college education. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/may-2018/it-was-research-with-purpose-for-this-first-generation-student-and-powell-scholar.html
    Love of trombone, poetry drive music student

    Madeleine Guekguezian's journey at Pacific offered her not only the opportunity to pursue a degree in music—and to find a new love in the alto trombone—but also to understand what passion and focus combined with the rigors of scholarship can truly offer. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/may-2018/love-of-trombone-poetry-drive-music-student.html
    Humanities scholar wants to share her love of language with students

    Ashley Pham has found her purpose as a high school English teacher. She said she's been inspired by the teachers she's had and appreciates educators who are passionate about seeing their students succeed. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/may-2018/humanities-scholar-wants-to-share-her-love-of-language-with-students.html
    PR professional, ice cream entrepreneur and youth mentor finds true calling in dental hygiene

    Public relations professional, ice cream entrepreneur, youth mentor — these are just some of Allison Yochim's pursuits before finding her true calling in dental hygiene. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/may-2018/pr-professional-ice-cream-entrepreneur-and-youth-mentor-finds--true-calling-in-dental-hygiene.html
    McGeorge grad driven to advocate for others

    My Tien Doan, a student at Pacific's McGeorge School of Law, discovered her purpose through anger and frustration-with discrimination, inequality, stereotypes and her inability as a young child to help her immigrant parents. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/may-2018/mcgeorge-grad-driven-to-advocate-for-others.html
    Powell Scholar, Legal Scholar working to make impact

    Meet John Livingstone, a student at Pacific's Eberhardt School of Business who is well on his way to making a difference in the world. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/may-2018/powell-scholar-legal-scholar-working-to-make-impact.html
    Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet scale the DownBeat rankings

    Pacific’s Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet has been named the top undergraduate small jazz combo by DownBeat Magazine for the ninth time  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2018/april-2018/brubeck-institute-jazz-quintet-scale-the-downbeat-rankings.html