The WOU Alumni Association is proud to announce the 2021 winner of the Alumni Award of Excellence:
Phyllis’s accomplishment’s include:
- A lifelong dedication to promoting and working towards inclusion, diversity and social justice.
- Her role as the Director of multicultural affairs within the office of the President at Oregon State University.
- A passion for serving and educating others.
- Developed a curriculum and taught courses in ethnic studies, intercultural communication, skills and practices for working with and teaching multicultural and multilingual populations.
- Pioneering education, practices, and conversation in diversity, equity and inclusion.
Phyllis will be honored later this year at a small ceremony with family and friends in Portland.