A Magazine of the Clark Honors College
Persistence, and Deep Self-Reflection, Pave the Road to the United Nations
While she is proud of her academic successes, Goessler says her single greatest accomplishment was learning how to cope and live with mental health challenges while being a full-time student.
A Student Journalist, International Politics, and a Human Connection
I just got back to my room after breakfast at the café downstairs. The first thing the waitress asked me, “Did you hear about the folks who showed up in the middle of the night?”
The Clark Honors College experience does not end with graduation. Honors college students remain close with each other and with the University of Oregon long after they have completed their undergraduate degrees.
"You are in part who you are today because of your time in the honors college, whatever that may have brought you, whatever field you may have been in. And I really believe in the concept of paying it forward.
If somebody has done something for you, or you have accomplished something because you have stood on the shoulders of others, then you can't really pay it back, but you can pay it forward."
—Margaret Moore, BA '61