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Prepare for the world beyond college with our high-quality liberal arts and professional programs. Classes are available when and where you need them – at our main campus in La Grande, online almost anywhere in the world, or onsite at our centers across the state.

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Welcome Back!

We are opening our 93rd school year with a return to more normal on-campus activities. Now that is something to dance about. Check out how EOU is focusing on interdependence in our Convocation 2021 video!

Be an Agripreneur

Cows grazing in a field in Eastern Oregon

The new Agriculture Entrepreneurship (AE) degree program is about developing and harnessing the Entrepreneurial Spirit! This spirit encompasses creativity, critical thinking, innovative problem-solving and the ability to change perceptions and enhance your future livelihood.

Agriculture needs innovative ideas and solutions to address the current and future issues of rural communities and livelihoods, food security, production and resource efficiencies, and changing climate patterns. The future of agriculture needs you!

In the news…

It’s easy to find and share news and events at EOU.

Examining creative expression among pianists

Professor Darren Dutto presents his research in EOU Colloquium on Dec. 9.

EOU sees mild downturn in enrollment

Total student headcount is down just 1% and total Student Credit Hours (SCH) saw a decrease of 3.5%, while online enrollments continue to trend upwards. 

La Grande performers unite for 29th Annual Holiday Music Festival

Choirs and ensembles will perform Dec. 4 and 5 in McKenzie Theatre. Tickets are available now.

Native American Heritage Month brings awareness on campus

EOU’s Native American Program and Speel-Ya hung red dresses on campus to raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW). 

“The EOU Theatre Department is in large part responsible for setting me on the path that I’m on today. I have a successful career as an actor because the faculty in this department showed me how to pursue it, and kept telling me that it was possible, even when I was unsure of myself. They continually encouraged me to reach farther, to dig deeper, and to be more than I thought I could be, both on stage and off. Perhaps most significantly, they showed me the vital importance of empathy and compassion in the theatre – a lesson I’ve never forgotten, and one that has carried me through the entirety of my career.”

Josh LeBrun, '03
Kansas City, Missouri

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