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History professor leaves lasting gift

Photo by Laura Hancock / Professor Emeritus Greg Monahan is known for the many historical characters he portrayed in class, including this Roman senator.

BY STEPHANIE BROOKHART-BEEDLE | ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

The history department at Eastern Oregon University is comprised of devoted faculty, gifted with the panache to make accounts of times gone by meaningful and relevant to society today. While each has his or her own unique approach, students will remember a certain professor as a vibrant educator who brought history to life.

This spring, Greg Monahan, now professor emeritus, closed the final chapter on a career that spanned 26 years, all of which he spent at Eastern. While he is moving on from a university and department that are sad to see him go, this isn’t the end of Monahan’s story.  More…

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Grad Year Challenge results

Congratulations to the class of the 1950′s for having the best response rate to the EOU Foundation’s Annual Fund “Grad Year Challenge.” Representing 24 percent of the total number of donors who responded to the challenge, the class of the 50′s, and specifically the class of 1952, have been declared winners! Thanks to all of the donors who responded to this challenge – your gifts to the Foundation are greatly appreciated.

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