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Alumni in the News

Thomas Goodman Named Waldorf Women's Soccer Head Coach

Waldorf University announced the hiring of Thomas Goodman as its new Women's Soccer Head Coach. Goodman earned his Bachelor of Arts in Educational Foundations from the University of Oregon in 2013.

New Community Healing Initiative expansion connects adults to job readiness, life and parenting skills, and community

Jorge Arena, BEd, '15, FHS, is the Youth Empowerment and Violence Prevention Program Manager for Latino Network. Jorge received a bachelor’s in Family and Human Services from the University of Oregon.

Dr. Kerry Frazee, named new administrator of 4J's new Prevention Services unit

Kerry Frazee, PhD, '20, Prevention Science is the administrator of 4J's new unit called Prevention Services. Dr. Frazee and 4J are committed to the health and well-being of ALL 4J students.

'Needed beyond measure': Measure 110 funds peer resources to fight addiction in Eugene

Tiffany Brown, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Director in the COE's Couples and Family Therapy graduate program. Tiffany holds both a BS in Psychology and Sociology and a MEd in Couples & Family Therapy from the University of Oregon.

Cacao as Ceremony

Dr. Michelle Ericksen is a medicine woman, teacher, researcher and coach. With a graduate degree in education from Stanford, a PhD from the University of Oregon and years of experience in ritual work, her background in academia is interconnected with current work in healing practices.

Vermont educator chosen to be next Milton school superintendent

Peter Burrows, heads of the Addison Central School District in Vermont, is Milton School Committee's unanimous choice for superintendent. Peter holds a bachelor's in English and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Oregon.

Leilani Sabzalian and Indigenous Education

Indigenous students deserve Indigenous teachers. Leilani Sabzalian is a triple duck with a PhD, Critical and Sociocultural Studies, MEd, Educational Leadership, and BA, Educational Studies.

Principal named for Longmeadow’s Blueberry Hill Elementary School

A long-term educator who has served as an administrator in India and Oregon has been hired as principal of Blueberry Hill Elementary School. David Allen, who holds a doctorate degree in education from the University of Oregon, has focused much of his career on special education and early intervention.

Portland teen to compete in US Open Junior Wheelchair Championship

In this High School Spotlight, FOX 12 meets an incoming freshman who is ranked number two in the world for wheelchair tennis. Phelps’ coach, John Devorss, COE alumni, knows a star when he sees one.

New podcast highlights women leading research for substance use prevention

The HEAL Prevention Cooperative (HPC) has launched a new five-part podcast series called, “Women Leading Prevention Science”. Episode 4: Forging Strong Relationships features Double-Duck alumna Leslie Leve, PhD.