Face to Face


Face to Face is a course designed to help students improve direct verbal communication skills by understanding elements of various audiences, whether talking to friends, teammates, professors, bosses, co-workers, strangers, classmates, special interest groups or potential employers.

College Connections Faculty: Margaret Parker and Derek Brandow (Bio Coming Soon)

Margaret ‘Margy’ Parker often teaches the capstone course in the public relations sequence in UO’s School of Journalism guiding students through research, writing, presenting, and implementing strategic public relations campaigns for a diversity of organizations and industries in Oregon. She also teaches courses in Strategic Writing for the Media and Google Analytics and Adwords.  Margy owns and manages her own public relations and strategic communication business covering a variety of clients and projects. She has a long career in public relations, advertising, marketing and community affairs along with a master’s degree in communication. Her research emphasis has been on cultural representation. Throughout her professional career Margy has traveled extensively, made numerous presentations and has coached colleagues, employees and students on direct communication and presentations in a variety of settings.

FIG Assistant: Emilly Andrade

Bio Coming Soon

Summer Assignment

Coming July 2018. Faculty and FAs are currently in the process of developing the FIG assignments.

Week of Welcome FIG Meeting

Coming August 2018