Foster Care Alumni Support

About Foster Care Alumni Support at TXST

Being a college student is hard, and everyone needs support. The Dean of Students CARE Center is here to make sure you have that support. If you are a student with experience in the foster care system, whether you were adopted or aged out, and you are now attending Texas State or thinking about attending Texas State, we are here for you. If you need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Dean of Students CARE Center! 

Our mission is to create a campus-wide network of support to assist students who have a lived experience in the foster care system achieve educational success by focusing on recruitment, retention, and graduation.

Contacts For Support

Miguel Arellano Arriaga

Foster Care Liaison
DOS CARE Center 

Terence Parker

Associate Dean of Students

Dr. Christine Norton

Professor, School of Social Work
Faculty Advisor, Foster Care Alumni Creating Educational Success (FACES) Student Organization