Lauren Stallard

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2027 | Diagnostic Medical Sonography
“I chose my major because of my own health history. I have a condition called a bicuspid aortic valve that I have to visit a cardiologist annually for. Getting these echocardiograms yearly sparked my interest in medical imaging.”
Stallard Lauren

Ryland White

Wilsonville
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Portland-Metro
Student Class of 2025 | Renewable Energy Engineering
“My greatest learning experience at Oregon Tech has been circuits. It is the most difficult class sequence I've ever taken, but I have also learned more in my time there than I have in any other educational setting.”
Ryland White

Luis Espinoza

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2027 | Nursing
“Opting for nursing aligns with my passion for aiding others. I aspire to become a pediatric nurse, with a dream of contributing to Shriners Hospital.”
Luis Espinoza

Antonette Jones

Klamath Falls
“I chose Oregon Tech because of its reputation in the medical imaging community. I ended up choosing Nuclear Medicine as my imaging modality due to upperclassmen expressing how much they enjoyed the program & the instructors who taught it.”
Antonette Jones

Zack Garcia

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2025 | Electrical Engineering
“When I started at Oregon Tech, I was amazed by the friendliness of the professors paired with the high quality of teaching they provided. Every class I took made me feel like I learned something new that I could take with me into the future. Through Oregon Tech, I have re-learned that education can be interesting and fun while still preparing me for a successful future.”
Zack Garcia

Tanya Zolotoff

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2025 | Environmental Sciences
“At Oregon Tech, I have met some great people and have learned so much. It’s a much smaller university than previous ones I’ve attended. With this being a smaller major, there is also a smaller classroom size, and you really get to know your instructors. They are much more accessible and open to talking with you.”
Tanya Zolotoff

Kaila Mick

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2023 | Dental Hygiene, Biology-Health Sciences
“Dr. Ghandi is one of my favorite professors. He is always willing to help and is very passionate about his job. He makes learning fun and I always get the most out of his classes.”
Kaila Mick

Joe Traver

Wilsonville
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Portland-Metro
Student Class of 2025 | Mechanical Engineering
“I am a tool and die maker by trade and see the next step to being in a manufacturing engineering role. I chose Oregon Tech because it had the degree program I was looking for and it was close which in turn helped with my more complex scheduling needs.”
Joe Traver

Kagan Bixler

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2025 | Mechanical Engineering
“I chose Oregon Tech primarily for the MECOP internship program and am currently on my first internship with the Boeing Company. Second, the size of the school was desirable. I am able to interact directly with professors which is a major advantage.”
Kagan Bixler

Ellee Henson

Salem
Student Class of 2024 | Dental Hygiene
“One of the most admirable things about my time at Oregon Tech so far is that I have yet to encounter a professor who has left anything but a positive impact on my education. The Oregon Tech professors go above and beyond to help their students feel supported and set up for success.”
Ellee Henson

Cydney Fukushima

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2027 | Civil Engineering
“I chose Oregon Tech for many reasons. One of them is the technical and professional programs, particularly in the engineering field, which is what I will be majoring in. Growing up I loved building, constructing, and working with my hands. I worked a lot with my grandfather helping his company build houses from the ground up. With Oregon Tech, the hands-on learning will help me expand my knowledge.”
Cydney Fukushima

Ebony McMillan

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2026 | Business
“I have had many influential professors but one of them that stands out is Kristy Weidman, who helped me settle into Klamath Falls and Oregon Tech and has been a great support.”
Ebony McMillan

Ethan Roeloffs

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2027 | Biology-Health Sciences
“My mom went to Oregon Tech and showed me that Oregon Tech may be the best option for me. I can stay home and focus on working as well as go receive my education. This allows me to stay local and keep my job.”
Ethan Roeloffs

Kaylei Garlock

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2027 | Biology-Health Sciences
“I chose Oregon Tech because I have so many dual credits from Mazama High School that I did not want to risk losing. I have worked so hard and saved so much money by doing dual credit that I thought staying at Oregon Tech was the best option for me.”
Kaylei Garlock

Corissa Weaver

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2024 | Applied Psychology
“My most significant learning experience has been to be open-minded to different courses, not just those within your degree. I have found that the courses I dreaded were actually fun, and I learned how they were incorporated into my degree.”
Corissa Weaver

Katherine Ruffino

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2025 | Health Care Management
“A number of factors went into the decision to go to Oregon Tech. One was geography as I live in Klamath Falls. Though I take many online classes, there are times when meeting in person is very advantageous. Another key factor was the Badger-to-Owl program that is offered to KCC students. That program will stretch my financial aid, and that is very important to me.”
Katherine Ruffino

Rilee Powell

Portland-Metro
Student Class of 2025 | Medical Laboratory Science
“Combining my marine sciences background with EMT volunteer work, I bring a diverse skill set to the Medical Laboratory Sciences program at Oregon Tech.”
Rilee Powell

Cruz Collin

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2027 | Renewable Energy Engineering
“My academic experience over the past two years combined with my traditional Lakota science training has shown me that I have a passion for designing, constructing and deploying sustainable alternative energy solutions.”
Cruz Collin

Daniel West

Portland-Metro
“Dr. Cristina Crespo is an engineering instructor at Oregon Tech and has been inspirational as my electronics II and III professor for the past two terms. Dr. Crespo is always available to answer questions. She was very encouraging, enthusiastic, and supportive when helping me navigate my academic map.”
Daniel West

Zayda Mestas

Klamath Falls
Student Class of 2027 | Biology-Health Sciences
“I chose Oregon Tech because attending a smaller school where you can develop a relationship with your professors and not just be another kid in their class, which was essential for me. When I toured, I heard nothing but positive things from everybody attending school there.”
Zayda Mestas