Meet Abakanowicz Fellowship Awardee Sarah Maria Acosta Ahmad

Meet Abakanowicz Fellowship Awardee Sarah Maria Acosta Ahmad “Imagine a prairie, lush and overgrown, teeming with life, but instead of vast open space, condense the image to a small city [...]

Meet 2021 Chancellor Emeritus Pathfinder Award Recipient Howard Spector

Meet 2021 Chancellor Emeritus Pathfinder Award Recipient Howard Spector Howard Spector is Co-founder of SimplePractice and serves as a Senior Advisor to EngageSmart. Howard has over 20 years of [...]

Meet 2021 Wendy Davee Awards for Service Recipient Mary “Miles” Carroll

Meet 2021 Wendy Davee Awards for Service Recipient Mary “Miles” Carroll Mary “Miles” Carroll earned her MA in Pacifica’s Counseling Psychology program in 2014 and [...]

Meet 2021 Wendy Davee Award for Service Recipient Dahkotahv Beckham

Meet 2021 Wendy Davee Award for Service Recipient Dahkotahv Beckham While enrolled in a homeless young adult program in 2013, Dahkotahv began serving as a peer resource specialist at a local drop [...]

Meet 2021 Chancellor Emeritus Award for Excellence Recipient Alisa Orduña

Meet 2021 Chancellor Emeritus Award for Excellence Recipient Alisa Orduña Alisa Orduña, PhD, has been a practitioner, policy analyst, collaborator and thought leader in homelessness services for [...]

Meet 2021 Walter Odajnyk Memorial Scholarship Recipient Marcene Gandolfo

Meet 2021 Walter Odajnyk Memorial Scholarship Recipient Marcene Gandolfo Marcene Gandolfo, a poet, writer, and educator, is a third-year student in Pacifica’s Mythological Studies program. Her [...]

Meet 2021 Chancellor Emeritus Service Award Recipient Roland Palencia

Meet 2021 Chancellor Emeritus Service Award Recipient Roland Palencia Roland Palencia is the Community Benefits Director and corporate trainer at L.A. Care Health Plan. He is the former Executive [...]

The 2021 Coming Home Awards Celebration Event & Program

Meet 2021 President’s Award Recipient Heesun Kim

Meet 2021 President’s Award Recipient Heesun Kim Heesun Kim, LCSW, is a psychotherapist in private practice with a background in clinical social work and creative art. She is a Ph.D. [...]

2021 Coming Home Awards Celebration “An Evening of Hope” – Award Recipients Announced

2021 Coming Home Awards Celebration “An Evening of Hope” – Award Recipients Announced Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association (PGIAA) is pleased to announce the recipients of [...]