What Your Gifts Do

Every gift benefits students and faculty and the communities they serve.

When you give to the graduate school, your investment pays dividends far beyond the here and now as our students take their education and experiences out into the world.

How far does your gift go?

Meet just some of our students, faculty, and alumni to see how your support is transforming lives throughout our region and the world.

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Professor Kim Stafford Chosen as Oregon’s Ninth Poet Laureate

Kim Stafford, associate professor and founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute, has been chosen to serve as Oregon’s ninth poet laureate, Governor Kate Brown JD ’85 announced this morning. Stafford will serve a two-year term as “an ambassador of poetry across the state.”

Join us June 7 at 10 AM for the 2020 online commencement ceremony!

Learn more about how and when to view the ceremony, as well as how to submit and personalize your graduation slide. In-person celebrations will be planned as soon as possible.
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Linda Christensen, OWP Director, Receives Prestigious Education Award

“I can’t think of any teacher in America who has had such a wide and positive influence on the teaching of English to under-served students in American secondary schools.” - Sheridan Blau, Teachers College at Columbia University

SAA Candidates Explore Deficit Thinking in NASPA Presentation

Ariadne (Addie) Cheng ’22 and Michael Paz ’21 have been selected to present their research, “Where they ought to be: Tools for combating deficit thinking with minoritized students.”