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Upward Bound Staff

Missy Olson

Melissa (Missy) Olson, M.Ed., Program Director

Bachelor’s Degree, University of Oregon
Master’s Degree, Oregon State University
Joined Team in 2008

“My job is amazing! I love helping teens from Douglas County realize their potential and find various opportunities for their careers and college choices. Education truly is the key to success, and every student deserves a chance at a life that will make him or her happy.”

Missy Olson
541-440-7765


Steve Burns

Steve Burns, UB Coordinator

Roseburg, Douglas and South Umpqua High Schools

Bachelor’s Degree, University of Oregon
Joined Team in 2007

“It is an absolute joy to be a part of the lives of the youth that come to Upward Bound. I love watching the transformative power of education and positive relationships change their minds and hearts; developing and realizing dreams.”

Steve Burns
541-817-4351


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Daniel Wu, UB Program Development Specialist

Roseburg, Douglas and South Umpqua High Schools

Bachelor’s Degree, Simon Fraser University
Master’s Degree, University of Southern California
Joined Team in 2012

“I want to help Douglas County youth go to college because I believe higher education will open many doors to success for the youth of Douglas County.”

Daniel Wu
541-200-4902


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Cathy Adkins, Program Assistant

Studied at Umpqua Community College
Joined Team in 2008

“I believe in dreams and believe education is the key in achieving them. My dreams were to become a life-long learner, which I have reached. There are times when I cannot believe I am being paid to do what I love best! Being able to see our underrepresented students graduate then go on to the college of their choice is the best feeling ever!”

Cathy Adkins
541-440-4606

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  • Dr. Joe Olson, UCC President
    Joe Olson
    President
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    Susan Taylor
    Grants
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    Honora Ní Aódagaín
    World Languages
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    Emery Smith
    Social Science
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    Kristapher Yates
    ASUCC President
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    Megan Morehouse
    ASUCC Vice President
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    ASUCC Activities
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    Dave Stricklin
    Women's Basketball Coach
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    Social Science
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    Recruitment Specialist
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    Scholarships
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    Student Life Director