"Everything is held together with stories. That is all that is holding us together, stories and compassion."
~ Barry Holstun Lopez
Classes are suspended in January as students and faculty gather to watch President Barack Obama's inauguration. Click on the photo for more snapsots from the morning.
- Link to gorgeous stills from Pacifica's official Commencement site: see some of our graduates' beaming faces there!
Campus life is full of ritual moments.
Nancy Galindo, Senior Admissions Counselor (left), beams with pride as she greets Dr. Susan Guadarrama right before commencement ceremonies. Click here to read the abstract of Susan's dissertation titled The Alchemy of Food.
Dr. Mary Watkins (middle) congratulates
Dr. Lisa Madrigial (left) and Dr. Connie Poppino (right)
at Commencement ceremonies, Memorial Day Weekend, 2009
15 students in the dissertation writing stage gathered with Dr. Jennifer Selig this July on the Ladera campus for mentoring, support, and fellowship with their peers. Click on the photo to read their reflections on the event.
Fall quarter began with students gathering in the Barrett Center for Orientation before heading off to their respective classes: the first year students to Introduction to Depth Psychology, the second year students to Jungian Psychology II, and the third year students to Alchemy and the Mystery Traditions.
Students and faculty sat at mixer tables for lunch the first day.