As practices and priorities evolve to meet the demands of the modern business landscape, a new leadership model must also emerge. Leaders with the skills to bring together the bottom line with the common good will be increasingly important.
Ten days abroad gave Pacific Oaks students a new perspective on the global immigration crisis and a new tool with which to practice their profession: compassion.
Put your emotions aside so you can think clearly” is common advice we still hear today. But another line of thinking has emerged in the last couple decades—that wisdom and clarity can also stem from having a positive and productive emotional investment in your family members, co-workers, projects, and yourself.
Meet the Pacific Oaks College alumnus whose personal experience fleeing Vietnam as a child refugee inspired him to become a mentor and advocate for those experiencing homelessness.
On November 22, 1963, a 13-year-old Patricia Breen woke up in Tokyo to news she would never forget. President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated in Dallas. Within minutes, word spread across the globe—all the way to the American Embassy where her father was stationed.
Margie Young was an infant when her father, Robert “Bob” Young, got together with six local families in Pasadena to found a children’s school unlike any other. Her father was a Quaker. Some of the other families were not.
For more than seven decades, Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School has fostered a culture of social justice through volunteerism and community service—extending its core values from the Pasadena community to as far as villages in South Africa.