#EOUGives on worldwide day of philanthropy

#EOUGives on worldwide day of philanthropy

Posted on November 30, 2020

Be the best part of someone’s story. Support the EOU Foundation on Giving Tuesday!

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Board elects new chair

Board elects new chair

Posted on August 13, 2020

Alumnus and entrepreneur Richard Chaves was elected to serve as EOU Board Chair through November 2021.

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Board Chair David Nelson announces retirement

Board Chair David Nelson announces retirement

Posted on August 4, 2020

After decades of public service, Board Chair David Nelson will retire at the annual Board Retreat on August 10.

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Thousands awarded to students amid pandemic

Thousands awarded to students amid pandemic

Posted on July 28, 2020

The EOU Foundation and the Financial Aid Office coordinated to provide much-needed support.

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EOU alumnus explores relationship between humans and monkeys in rural Japan

EOU alumnus explores relationship between humans and monkeys in rural Japan

Posted on June 4, 2020

Alumnus Calvin Edward observed monkeys stealing from humans and damaging agriculture and property. His master’s research project seeks ways to protect infrastructure and ideologies where they interact with wild animals.

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Reopening plans in development

Reopening plans in development

Posted on May 26, 2020

EOU announced that students and employees will work in teams to create resumption plans for every area of the university.

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Keeping the #EOUfun alive, even from home

Keeping the #EOUfun alive, even from home

Posted on May 15, 2020

President Tom Insko began posting weekly videos this term to keep students engaged in fun ways.

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Supporting students in crisis

Supporting students in crisis

Posted on March 27, 2020

During this unprecedented time, EOU Foundation Student Crisis Funds support students in need.

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EOU Foundation scholarships benefit students

EOU Foundation scholarships benefit students

Posted on March 25, 2020

The Foundation awarded an all-time-high $700,000 in scholarships for 2020-21.

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Students, donors connect at annual event

Students, donors connect at annual event

Posted on February 28, 2020

The EOU Foundation awarded 400 student scholarships for 2019-20! Donors got together with student recipients to celebrate at Tea & Trumpets.

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Students, community partner to perform ‘The Vagina Monologues’

Students, community partner to perform ‘The Vagina Monologues’

Posted on February 25, 2020

After a 16-year hiatus, the show returns to La Grande Feb. 28 and 29, thanks to support from the SAGE Club.

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Students lobby for higher education funding on University Day

Students lobby for higher education funding on University Day

Posted on February 21, 2020

Despite being the smallest university to attend Lobby Day, Eastern Oregon University had the largest number of student attendees with 28 representatives. 

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Board discusses strategic plan progress

Board discusses strategic plan progress

Posted on February 21, 2020

Trustees covered educator equity and strategic plan processes in their regular meeting on Feb. 20.

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Students and supporters rally to attend University Day in Salem

Students and supporters rally to attend University Day in Salem

Posted on February 4, 2020

Representatives from Oregon’s public universities will meet with lawmakers on Feb. 13.

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Collaboration boosts rural economy

Collaboration boosts rural economy

Posted on December 19, 2019

A new hotel takes shape in Boardman thanks to collaboration through the EOU Small Business Development Center.

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Faculty, students uncover mammoth

Faculty, students uncover mammoth

Posted on October 31, 2019

About 30 students joined three faculty members near Prineville to remove the front quarter of mammoth discovered in a gravel quarry.

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EOU adds baseball, lacrosse to athletic offerings

EOU adds baseball, lacrosse to athletic offerings

Posted on October 12, 2019

EOU President Tom Insko announced that the university will restore its baseball program and add women’s lacrosse in 2020.

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Homecoming traditions, reunions bring alumni together

Homecoming traditions, reunions bring alumni together

Posted on October 1, 2019

Homecoming events run Oct. 11-12, including parade, tailgate, reunions and other events!

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Sponsorship supports athletic facilities

Sponsorship supports athletic facilities

Posted on September 19, 2019

Les Schwab of La Grande deepened its partnership with the EOU Foundation with a 10-year sponsorship of the Community Stadium scoreboard.

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EOU Board hosts public reception in Ontario

EOU Board hosts public reception in Ontario

Posted on July 23, 2019

The Board of Trustees hosts its annual public reception at 5 p.m., July 31 at the Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario.

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