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Fall 2019

This issue is available for download, Flipbook viewing, and references to published articles.

Inside the 2019 fall issue

  • Reaching people with autism through music and muppets
  • Recent alumnus named Regional Teacher of the Year
  • Micronesia elects EOU alumnus president

President’s Letter – Fall 2019

Alumni and Friends, Altruism, giving selflessly to empower one another through inclusiveness, appreciation, and stewardship,…

Good to the bone

About one in 430 registered donors get matched with a recipient and successfully donate bone…

Bringing healthcare home

Freshman year got off to a rough start for Andrea Camacho, now a junior studying…

A President from Pohnpei

David Panuelo, ’87, was sworn in as the ninth president of the Federated States of…

One man’s trash

By Katy Nesbitt Luke Dynes, ’02, is the poster child for the self-made business executive…

Comfort in crisis

EOU Foundation funds keep students enrolled through life’s challenges Last year alone, 27 students benefited from…

Finding her way

Adjunct vocal instructor Jamie Jacobson walked 500 miles over 40 days this summer, following the…

From the Beat to the Street

Alumnus George Thompson, ’02, worked closely with Sesame Street muppet Julia to reach people with…

Finding strength through teaching

Pauci-immune necrotizing glomerulonephritis: 15 syllables that changed Tara Fox’s, ’18, life when she was diagnosed…

From boardroom to classroom

By Katy Nesbitt When TJ Presley, ’17, left a full-time management position to earn a…

Building community through business

Public relations was a developing industry in the Middle East and Northern Africa when Mohamed…

“Yes, and…

Improv comedy relies on a central principle called “yes, and” that dictates participants respond to…

On the air

Local news anchor Mark Hanrahan, ’04, finds himself on the frontline of community issues nearly…

Mountaineer Tracks

WEDDINGS Michael Goings, ’12, and Lindsey Bohard were married on Sept. 7, 2019 in Cle…

Donor Spotlight: James Gorham

Part of something bigger A new business in his old hometown inspired James Gorham, ’95,…