Promoting lifelong learning

Our mission is to enrich lives in the classroom and in communities. Our students will become the next generation of teachers, adult educators, informal educators, counselors and educational leaders. Our faculty’s research helps us understand how people learn and teach. Today's students will support tomorrow's learners.

Showing Strength and Success with Bilingualism and Biculturalism

College of Education Academic Advisor and Outreach Specialist Fabiola Sandoval-Morado believes that “Education is one of  the biggest catalysts for social justice” and that it “brings out the best in a generation and creates what America is supposed to be.” Her goal for the College of Education surrounding this belief is to increase the enrollment and retention support for underrepresented students in the College to match that of the University.

Thick skin and soft heart earn OSU counseling program coordinator prestigious award

“Elephants are what counselors should be – empathic and caring.”

That’s what Oregon State University College of Education counseling program coordinator Gene Eakin believes. And that’s the motto he lives by.

His belief stems partially from a story he heard about a veterinarian whose death was mourned by a group of elephants. The veterinarian cared for the elephants, and when he passed away, the herd was reported to have stood in front of the veterinarian’s house bowing their heads.