Person of the Week

Charlene Oldham

Writer, Reporter, Teacher

You don’t have to be board certified to be a reporter. Anyone who can ask questions and be serious about other people and things — can be a reporter and writer. So the first step is being inspired by an idea or by the market. I tell students of all ages, “Don’t undersell yourselves and your abilities. How do you know you can’t do something if you have never done it before?” Read More


Charlene Oldham's Charity of the Week:

Autism Speaks

This week Umission honors Charlene Oldham, and is making a donation to the charity of her choice Autism Speaks. The mission of Autism Speaks is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. Hats off to Autism Speaks for being dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a possible cure for autism and striving to raise public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society.