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Up with Education: A workshop for Latino Families to apply for scholarships


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By Mayra Barrios

(bw) STOCKTON, CA – The San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SJCHCC), in partnership with the University of the Pacific and other community organizations, hosted the 9th Annual Student Financial Aid and College Awareness Workshop during the morning of Sunday, January 29th at the A.G. Spanos Hall at University of the Pacific in Stockton.

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Pacific Appoints New Dean for McGeorge School of Law


D67380_14SACRAMENTO, CA – On January 5, 2011, University of the Pacific Provost Maria Pallavicini announced that Francis “Jay” Mootz has been appointed the next dean of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. Mootz is currently the William S. Boyd Professor of Law and associate dean for academic affairs and faculty development at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He will assume his new duties July 1.

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Third Stars’ scholarships bestowed


Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Four University of the Pacific engineering students received a little help from above on Thursday, January 13, 2011.

The Jose Hernandez Reaching for the Stars Foundation —a nonprofit organization founded by just-retired NASA Astronaut and 1985 Pacific Graduate Jose Hernandez— awarded a $500 scholarship to each student during a noon ceremony at the Pacific’s Chamber Technology Center. Continue reading

Pacific to hold Immigration Series


Illustration by Sarah Lippincott

University of Pacific Panel on Immigration

Series will include Panels on Controversial Arizona law, Immigrant Experience

Stockton, CA / Rhashad Pittman – University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific will hold a series of discussions and presentations on vital and controversial issues related to immigration as part of Pacific’s Latino Heritage Month celebration. The nationwide celebration, which runs from mid-September to mid-October, honors the contributions of Latino Americans to the United States and celebrates Latino history and culture. Continue reading

PowWow revives pre-Columbian traditions


Stockton, CA – All photos by Mónica C. Radrigán/2010©Bilingual Weekly

Five-year old Navajo Nolan Yazzie, of Turlock, awaits the music to practice dancing. The SUSD Stockton Community PowWow —a gathering of Indian Nations— was held between September 3 and 5, 2010, at University of the Pacific’s Mann Campus. Continue reading

Pacific among best 100


Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly 

University of the Pacific was ranked Tuesday one of the top 100 universities in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. The 2011 edition of the annual “Best Colleges” issue also ranked Pacific 40th on its list of “Best Values” and 22nd for racial diversity. 

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Pacific freshmen boast higher SAT scores


  

A racially diverse trio of University of the Pacific freshmen get an early start at the study hall on Wednesday, August 26, 2010. Pacific was ranked 22nd in racial diversity among 2,618 American universities.

 

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly  

More than 1,000 freshmen started the year at University of the Pacific for the 2010-2011 school year. That is nearly 150 more students than last year, making it Pacific’s largest freshman class ever. Continue reading

Pacific receives record number of students


More than 1,000 freshmen started the year at University of the Pacific for the 2010-2011 school year. That is nearly 150 more students than last year, making it Pacific’s largest freshman class ever. Continue reading

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