Foster Care Alumni


Being a college student is hard, and everyone needs support. FACES is here to make sure you have that support. If you are a student who was involved 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 FACES faculty and staff.

The mission of FACES 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. 

Contact a Member of the FACES Team

Dr. Christine Norton

Professor, School of Social Work

Foster Care Liaison

Dr. Toni Watt

Chair, Sociology

Terence Parker

Associate Dean of Students, DOS CARE Center

Miguel Arellano Arriaga

Coordinator, DOS CARE Center