How the pandemic is changing job searches in the tech industry

https://youtu.be/Hx5yzRLstYU Ron Barber ’94 is a managing director for Accenture, a software and computer consulting firm that provides professional services to nearly 75% of the Fortune 500 companies. Barber says his math degree taught him how to solve problems. “As you start to manage people, it’s really about people problem management. I found myself throughout … Continue reading How the pandemic is changing job searches in the tech industry

Three things we learned about graduating during a recession from a grad who’s been through it

By CHRISTINA BOURI '20 Getting that first job out of college is a concern for all graduates, but if you graduate when the economy is down, it can be a real nail biter. Joshua Foster '08 Economics alumnus Joshua Foster knows all about that. He graduated from Pacific in 2008 at the beginning of the … Continue reading Three things we learned about graduating during a recession from a grad who’s been through it

The hidden benefits of an on-campus job

By: GAVAN MCCOY '21Major: English and Media https://youtu.be/yDUY5jz8ff0 Welcome back COP Tigers One of the most important pieces of advice I would give to students is to get an on campus job at University of the Pacific. There are tons of jobs that are up for grabs on Tiger Jobs: barista, office worker, teaching assistant … Continue reading The hidden benefits of an on-campus job

Self-Care Advice

https://youtu.be/YUX2qQ76rGU Welcome back COP Tigers,  In between classes, homework, studying and having fun, it’s easy to make our mental health a last priority on our list. I remember transferring to University of the Pacific completely overwhelmed with stress and fear of failing my classes. I also felt the pressure to do well in university so … Continue reading Self-Care Advice

Dean Fraden’s Commencement address

By RENA FRADEN College of the Pacific dean (Delivered during the College of the Pacific's Diploma and Hooding ceremony, May 12, 2018) Next Saturday I’m going to Rwanda. My daughter is taking a week off work, as am I, to visit my nephew, her cousin, Max, a doctor, who spends six months a year at … Continue reading Dean Fraden’s Commencement address

Pacific Summer Institute focuses on new media

Pacific Summer Institute 2018 group photo

College of the Pacific hosted its seventh annual Pacific Summer Institute in early May. This year’s event focused on educating students on new media. As part of the institute, the university hosted six professors from Shenzhen University, one of the top universities in China. College of the Pacific Dean Rena Fraden welcomed professors to the … Continue reading Pacific Summer Institute focuses on new media

The Revolution Will Be DIY

The Revolution Will Be DIY, an interactive exhibition and event series, runs through April 13, 2018. The Reynolds Gallery is hosting art installations, collaborative projects, and performances by campus and community artists that empower change through creative action. All events are free and open to the public. Materials from the Holt-Atherton archives frame the history … Continue reading The Revolution Will Be DIY

UC Berkeley Law dean gives talk on free speech on campuses

Pacific Legal Scholars hosted UC Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky who spoke on Pacific's Stockton campus March 22, 2018 about free speech on college campuses. Chemerinsky's message was that the Constitution requires that campuses allow even offensive and hateful speech. “Ultimately, we’re better off letting all the ideas and views be expressed than letting government officials … Continue reading UC Berkeley Law dean gives talk on free speech on campuses

Shifting Gears: The Making of an Art Car

Six student artists from University of the Pacific's Department of Art and Graphic Design over the winter transformed a 1982 BMW 320 into a work of art, following the same road paved by celebrated artists such as Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder and Roy Lichtenstein. Along the way, students learned about the rich history of the … Continue reading Shifting Gears: The Making of an Art Car