Stephanie Murphy, MA
A Bend native with a wandering heart, Stephanie has lived and traveled throughout the world. After completing her bachelor’s degree in communications and a minor in psychology, she earned her master’s in teaching with a focus in English and speech from Eastern Oregon University.
Prior to joining the College Excel team, Stephanie worked in various areas within the fields of education and student development. She worked as an college tutor in Japan, an AVID tutor in Germany, and a teacher in both the Korean private schools and an international school in the heart of Seoul. Alongside her teaching endeavors, Stephanie was a soccer, basketball, and swimming coach, a high ropes manager, and holds her black belt in Taekwondo.
At College Excel, Stephanie utilizes her enthusiasm and experience to engage students in active community building as they experience the beauty and fun that Bend has to offer. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling both in and outside of the United States.
Favorite dog breed: Golden Retriever
Eastern Oregon University
La Grande, OR
University of Maryland University College