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Faculty and Staff Features HDFS

College of Home Ec alumna keeps it in the family

Lifelong Beaver and new Human Development and Family Sciences instructor creates a climate of curiosity to empower the next generation of leaders

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Alumni Features HDFS

An HDFS degree propels alumna to a national teaching award

Jennifer Macias Morris, ’11, is a first-grade Spanish immersion teacher who integrates multiple innovative opportunities to teach her students useful skills for the workplace, despite only being in the first grade.

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Commencement 2021: Drew Docter

Drew Docter will graduate with a master of public health focused on epidemiology. Originally from Madison, Wisc., he is confident that his time in the MPH program has given him the tools to better translate community voices and experiences into data-driven decision-making.

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Alumni Features HDFS

Graduate turns practicum into career helping Corvallis homeless

Regan Benitez, BS ’21, always knew she wanted to work with people and make a difference. A practicum working with the homeless gave her the chance.

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Alumni Features Students

Scholarships support work that matters – and those who get it done

Barbara and Dave Underriner, ’81, recently created the first endowed public health scholarship in the CPHHS at Oregon State University, providing funding to students to reduce the financial barrier to obtaining their degree.

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Alumni Features HDFS

Ex-Beavers running back worked toward his HDFS degree online while playing in the NFL

Jacquizz Rodgers, former Beaver football player and NFL running back, recently graduated with a degree in human development and family sciences