2017 Alumni Award Recipients

Posted on May 31, 2018

JESSE JONES, ’05 Distinguished Alumnus Composer, conductor, and mandolinist, Jesse Jones is an artist of wide-ranging tastes and influences with pieces published and performed worldwide. He graduated from EOU in 2005 with a bachelor’s in music, later earned his master’s in composition from the University of Oregon, and received his Doctorate of Musical Arts in […]

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2016 Alumni Award Recipients

Posted on February 23, 2017

Skye Fitzgerald, ’93 Distinguished Alumnus Skye Fitzgerald graduated from EOU in 1993 and went on to earn his master of fine arts in directing from the University of Oregon. He has been producing projects focused on human rights and social justice issues since 1998 and is the founder of Spin Films in Portland. Along the […]

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2015 Alumni Award Recipients

Posted on September 29, 2015

Vern Bean Distinguished Alumnus & Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal Vern Bean, Ph.D., will be honored as EOU’s 2015 Distinguished Alumnus as well as act as the Homecoming 2015 Parade Grand Marshal. Bean grew up in La Grande, attended Ackerman Elementary School and later Eastern Oregon College. He transferred to Brigham Young University where he completed […]

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