From the Softball Diamond to the Lab: Kierstin Grotewiel’s Journey in Science and Softball

Kierstin isn’t your average first year SOU student. While scouting the field as a catcher for SOU’s softball team, she’s also a dedicated Biology major, eager to learn the intricacies of the scientific discipline. Kierstin came to SOU not just for the academics, but because of the vibrant campus community that SOU offers to students.

LAD Scholar Dev Kapil From India to Southern Oregon University On Facebook

Lithia & Driveway Scholar Dev Kapil: Fostering Community While Excelling in Academics

LAD Scholar Fiasamoa Faasauvale Finding Belonging Opportunity at SOU

Lithia & Driveway Scholar Finds Belonging & Opportunity at SOU

The next student in our LAD Scholar Series is Fiasamoa Faasauvale who has come to SOU from the village of Malaeloa in American Samoa. As the youngest of seven children in her family, Fiasamoa worked hard to support her family financially, an ethos instilled by her parents who have worked tirelessly to provide for their children’s education.

Spotlight on Creativity Athletics LAD Scholar Embraces Her First Year at SOU Read More

Spotlight on Creativity & Athletics: LAD Scholar Embraces Her First-Year at SOU

Natasha Perez Parra is our second featured LAD Scholar, a first-year SOU beach volleyball athlete who is studying Emerging Media and Digital Arts.  

SOU-Welcomes-First Generation Scholarship Student Mayra Sanchez Contreras to Campus Read More

SOU Welcomes First Generation Scholarship Student Mayra Sanchez Contreras to Campus

Mayra, a first-generation college student, is dedicated to the pursuit of education and aspires to contribute to the field as an elementary or middle school teacher, a dream she’s had since she was very young.