Two hours before he walked across a stage to accept his Oregon State University diploma, Orman Morton III was asked to reflect on what the feat meant to him. The question caught him off guard. His eyes welled up. His booming voice quivered. In that moment, the events of the years leading to his graduation raced through his mind, and the accomplishment overwhelmed him.
By Tyler Hansen Oct. 17, 2016 As an unemployed father of three, Orman Morton III needed a path forward. He found it as an Oregon State Ecampus student, learning online while living 2,400 miles away in Baltimore. Now his degree in environmental sciences – paired with six years of volunteer experience analyzing the water […]