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This Thursday, May 17, is the UO’s third annual #DucksGive campus-wide 36-hour fundraising campaign. Last year, the College of Education (COE) raised $16,128 from 114 individual gifts. With your help, we can unlock $19,000 from seven generous donors who challenged the COE to raise 125 gifts.

As an FHS supporter, you can help us raise funds for the Dan Close Scholarship, which supports undergraduate students majoring in FHS.*

Family and Human Services expands to new areas of study



After adding several new faculty members, the College of Education’s family and human services undergraduate major is expanding its areas of study and incorporating subjects that have never been offered before.

FHS Staff and Alumni to Receive COE Awards!

  Kelly Warren, the FHS Field Study Coordinator and Assistant Director, is this year's recipient of the College of Education's Officer of Administration Award! This award recognizes an Officer of Administration who has provided outstanding service to students, the College, or state and community partners. The COE Awards Event will be held on Friday, May 19 from 5:30-7:30 pm in 220 HEDCO.

FHS will participate in Take Our Children to Work Day this year!

The Family and Human Services (FHS) program will be participating in Take Our Children to Work Day on April 27.

FHS Grad Katty Kaunang Gives Back to PathwayOregon and Trio Students

Pay It Forward

The sights, sounds, and smells of Street Fair probably evoke more memories for Katty Kaunang, BEd ’16, than most alumni. During her senior year, she was in charge of running it—just one of several campus jobs she held while earning her degree in family and human services. Today, she’s returned to give some advice to first-year PathwayOregon scholars who are in the same boat she was in just four years ago.

The first Dan Close scholar is ...

Josie Johnson is petite, gracious, and polite. She’s a good student—good enough to have received a Pathway Oregon scholarship and now the inaugural Dan Close Scholarship from the College of Education. It was not always this way.

Dan Close to receive Beckman award

ATLANTA, GA—On Saturday, November 14, ten distinguished professors from around the US will be honored with a $25,000 cash tribute from the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust for motivating a former student to make a difference in his or her community. Dan Close, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Eduation's Family and Human Services program, is among the awardees.

FHS' Haley honored with Kilcullen scholarship

FHS' community impact eclipses $20M


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