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Stockton, California 95211

Positive news from Pacific

University of the Pacific community members continue to support one another and the community during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Have some good news to share? Submit a story idea.

Stan RapadaPacific veterans coordinator hones storytelling in Media X

Stan Rapada, 69, is the military and veterans support coordinator for the Pacific Military and Veteran Student Center. He also is one term from earning his bachelor’s degree in English and a Media X student.

Josh LopezFamily’s donation to Pacific aids conservatory’s distance learning

The Randall Behr Technology Scholarship in memory of conservatory alumnus Randall Behr ’75 will provide students a one-time award to help with the purchase of music-related technology needed for distance learning.

Gary BirdAlumnus forges new challenges on History Channel reality show

Gary Bird ’91 will be featured Aug. 12 and Aug. 19 as one of four competitors in the next installment of the popular History Channel reality show "Forged in Fire."

Kindness challenge inspires goodwill by and for Pacificans
Religious and Spiritual Life's Random Acts of Kindness Challenge on Instagram inspiring Pacificans to think through the little—and big—ways people can make a difference. Learn more >

Pacific helped propel alumna to career in Silicon Valley
Mathilde Patmon ’13,’14 insists Pacific was just the right place to begin her professional path. Following graduation, the Eberhardt School of Business alumna began her career in Silicon Valley and is now the head of recruiting for Smartcar. Learn more >