May 28, 2022 | McGeorge School of Law Commencement Ceremony

University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law held its 98th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 28 at Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. There were 213 degrees conferred to graduates who took part in the hooding ceremony. The degrees included: Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Science, Master of Laws, Master of Science in Law, Master of Public Administration and Master of Public Policy.

Tia Boatman Patterson, JD ’94, delivered the keynote address. Patterson was selected by President Joe Biden for the White House’s Office of Management and Budget as the Associate Director for Housing, Treasury and Commerce.

May 21, 2022 | School of Health Sciences Diploma and Hooding Ceremony

University of the Pacific’s School of Health Sciences held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 21 as 183 students in health-related disciplines received degrees and took part in hooding ceremonies. Degrees were conferred in seven departments, including Athletic Training, Audiology, Clinical Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Social Work and Speech-Language Pathology. This was the first commencement ceremony for Pacific’s newest school, which places emphasis on health science disciplines in Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco campuses. 

“Our school purpose is to advance the lifelong health and wellness of our diverse communities,” said Nicoleta Bugnariu, dean of the School of Health Sciences. “There are not many professions where one can have such an impact on the lives of so many people … The next phase of your professional journey will be challenging, but it will be oh so rewarding and fulfilling. It is a privilege and an honor to make somebody’s health and life better.”