Alumnus Profile: Jose Soto Gates

Jose Soto-Gates Ford Opportunity Scholar Class of 2003 Springfield, Oregon Jose grew up in California’s Bay Area and graduated high school in Centralia, Washington.

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Summer Board Meeting Update

The Summer FSAA board meeting took place at the Scholarship Office in Eugene, Oregon, overlooking the Willamette River. 

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Meet Your Communications Team

Who are the people behind the scenes, getting the word out about Ford Scholar Alumni Association events and writing the articles in the publications? They are members of the FSAA Communications Committee.

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Q & A with Taylor Zehren

Taylor Zehren Ford Scholar, Class of 2012 University of Portland From Ford to Fulbright. Here’s an interview with Scholar Taylor Zehren who is completing her Fulbright program in Argentina. 

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Alumni Profile: Abigail Yeager

Name: Abigail (Backstrom) Yeager Program, year: Ford Scholar, class of 2003 Undergrad school: BA, Business, CSU Chico Grad school: MBA, CSU Chico After graduation, I started working in Redding at Owens Healthcare; for 3 years I worked as a Project Manager and Executive Assistant for the Vice President/Marketing Director. During that time I married my […]

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2017 Spring Board Meeting Recap

The Spring FSAA board meeting was held on April 9 at Stoel Rives, in Portland’s Park Avenue West building. Technical difficulties lead to a delayed start, but once underway it was a productive meeting. The sitting board members were joined by the newly elected board members, who got a chance to talk about their experience […]

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2017 Elections Update

The 2017 elections results are in.  This year elections included the FSAA President, Secretary and three At-large members.   Congratulations to the following new FSAA Board members: President:  Rozalyn Patrick, Ford Scholar Class of 2011 Secretary: Daina Tague, Ford Scholar Class of 2010 At-large members:  Hailey Meekins, Ford Scholar Class of 2011, Hedy Payghambari, Ford Scholar […]

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