The Office of the President: University of Oregon

Your Story

Oregonians share stories about how public higher education transformed their lives

What higher education means to me

Hi all, my name is Sarah. I am an English major and Non-Profit Administration minor. I will be a senior this upcoming year and am so excited to put all the valuable information I have learned at the UO to work. I am a first generation college student. Completing college has been a lifelong goal ...

UO a place where people find passion and create futures


Many Oregonians look to public universities as a key to a better life. This is a space for you to tell your story — how public higher education and the University of Oregon has transformed your life. I’ll start by telling a bit of the UO’s history, as well as my own. Public higher education ...