Eastern Oregon University Announces Grand Staircase Construction

Eastern Oregon University Announces Grand Staircase Construction

Posted on June 7, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Announces Grand Staircase Construction LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University is set to begin construction on the Grand Staircase this month. Completed in 1929, just after Eastern Oregon Normal School opened its doors, the iconic landmark provides a pathway between the University and downtown La Grande and has been an important […]


Eastern Oregon University Foundation Announces Historic Milestone with Over $1 Million in Scholarships

Eastern Oregon University Foundation Announces Historic Milestone with Over $1 Million in Scholarships

Posted on June 5, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Foundation Announces Historic Milestone with Over $1 Million in Scholarships LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Foundation has achieved a historic milestone by surpassing $1 million in privately funded scholarship dollars available for EOU students for the first time in its history. This achievement comes at a critical time when […]


Eastern Oregon University Announces Faris Ceranic as Presidential Scholar

Eastern Oregon University Announces Faris Ceranic as Presidential Scholar

Posted on June 4, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Announces Faris Ceranic as Presidential Scholar LA GRANDE, OR. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) has announced Faris Ceranic as this year’s recipient of the prestigious President’s Scholar Award. This award is reserved for an outstanding student from the graduating class who exemplifies academic excellence, leadership, and community engagement and will be recognized […]


Former Palau President and 2024 Palau Presidential Candidate to Visit Eastern Oregon University

Former Palau President and 2024 Palau Presidential Candidate to Visit Eastern Oregon University

Posted on May 29, 2024

Former Palau President and 2024 Palau Presidential Candidate to Visit Eastern Oregon University Eastern Oregon University (EOU) is honored to announce that the former President of Palau and current 2024 Presidential Candidate, Tommy Remengesau Jr., will visit campus on Thursday, May 30, 2024.  Remengesau will meet with students and community members in the Community Room […]


All Campus Juried Student Exhibition sees student artwork shine

All Campus Juried Student Exhibition sees student artwork shine

Posted on May 20, 2024

All Campus Juried Student Exhibition sees student artwork shine LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Nightingale Gallery at Eastern Oregon University concludes its exposition season with the annual “All-Campus Juried Student Exhibition” featuring work by EOU students from a variety of academic disciplines. An opening reception was held on Friday, May 17, 2024. The annual All-Campus […]


EOU’s New Advocate Connects Students with Resources

EOU’s New Advocate Connects Students with Resources

Posted on May 20, 2024

EOU’s New Advocate Connects Students with Resources LA GRANDE, Ore. – Pam Frederick’s new role at Eastern Oregon University is to help plot a path to success for students experiencing unforeseen obstacles. In her role as the Student Resource Advocate Frederick functions as a liaison between the students and community services.  “Housing, food, medical needs… […]


Eastern Oregon University Names New Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President of Student Affairs

Eastern Oregon University Names New Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President of Student Affairs

Posted on May 16, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Names New Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President of Student Affairs LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University is proud to announce two key leadership appointments. Peter Geissinger, Ph.D. will serve as the new Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Mollie G. Rockafellow, Ed.D. […]


EOU’s Spring Symposium Showcases Student Excellence Across Diverse Disciplines

EOU’s Spring Symposium Showcases Student Excellence Across Diverse Disciplines

Posted on May 16, 2024

EOU’s Spring Symposium Showcases Student Excellence Across Diverse Disciplines LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Spring Symposium took place on the Eastern Oregon University (EOU) campus Wednesday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The annual Spring Symposium is a gathering where students present their scholarship. The event represents an opportunity for students […]


EOU Navigators Club presents: 33rd Annual Island Magic Lu’au & Show, Saturday, May 18, 2024

EOU Navigators Club presents: 33rd Annual Island Magic Lu’au & Show, Saturday, May 18, 2024

Posted on May 13, 2024

EOU Navigators Club presents: 33rd Annual Island Magic Lu’au & Show, Saturday, May 18, 2024 LA GRANDE, Ore. – After a brief hiatus, the Navigators Club at Eastern Oregon University is thrilled to announce the return of the 33rd Island Magic Lu’au and Show. The Lu’au will be held on May 18, 2024, with a […]


From Film Festivals to Community Hub: HQ’s Journey

From Film Festivals to Community Hub: HQ’s Journey

Posted on May 9, 2024

From Film Festivals to Community Hub: HQ’s Journey Eastern Oregon University, Oregon’s Official Rural University and a cornerstone of eastern Oregon, is continuing the “Bridging Horizons: EOU’s Community Partnerships Spotlight” series. This initiative is a monthly showcase designed to highlight the collaborations between EOU and the diverse businesses and organizations in the region. LA GRANDE, […]


Eastern Oregon University Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education for Pioneering Rural Student Success

Eastern Oregon University Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education for Pioneering Rural Student Success

Posted on May 7, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education for Pioneering Rural Student Success LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU), Oregon’s official Rural University, is pleased to announce it has been featured in a comprehensive case study by the Chronicle of Higher Education. “How a Rural College Works to Prevent Brain Drain,” highlights […]


Eastern Oregon University Appoints Scott McConnell, Ph.D. as New Dean of the College of Business

Eastern Oregon University Appoints Scott McConnell, Ph.D. as New Dean of the College of Business

Posted on May 3, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Appoints Scott McConnell, Ph.D. as New Dean of the College of Business LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) has appointed Scott McConnell as the new Dean of the College of Business, effective April 1, 2024. McConnell brings a wealth of experience in economics, educational leadership, and community engagement to his […]


Nightingale Gallery at EOU Celebrates Student Artistry with Annual Juried Exhibition and Awards

Nightingale Gallery at EOU Celebrates Student Artistry with Annual Juried Exhibition and Awards

Posted on May 2, 2024

Nightingale Gallery at EOU Celebrates Student Artistry with Annual Juried Exhibition and Awards LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Nightingale Gallery of Eastern Oregon University will close out the 2023-24 exhibition season with the annual celebration of student artists. The annual All-Campus Juried Student Exhibition will run from May 17 through June 14.  There will be […]


Eastern Oregon University Recognized at Governor’s State Employees Food Drive Awards Ceremony

Eastern Oregon University Recognized at Governor’s State Employees Food Drive Awards Ceremony

Posted on May 2, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Recognized at Governor’s State Employees Food Drive Awards Ceremony La GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University was one of 18 agencies and universities recognized in Oregon at an awards ceremony following the Governor’s State Employees Food Drive earlier this month.  The ceremony acknowledged the contributions of various state agencies and universities, including […]


Eastern Oregon University Named #1 Most Affordable College in Oregon by University HQ

Eastern Oregon University Named #1 Most Affordable College in Oregon by University HQ

Posted on May 1, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Named #1 Most Affordable College in Oregon by University HQ LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) is proud to be named the most affordable university in Oregon by University HQ, underscoring its commitment to accessible, high-quality education. University HQ provides career planning resources, including program entry guides, certification paths, professional […]


EOU alumna Sophia Aimone Unravels Creativity in ‘all tangled up’ Exhibition at Art Center East

EOU alumna Sophia Aimone Unravels Creativity in ‘all tangled up’ Exhibition at Art Center East

Posted on April 30, 2024

EOU alumna Sophia Aimone Unravels Creativity in ‘all tangled up’ Exhibition at Art Center East LA GRANDE, Ore. – The solo exhibition of 2022 Eastern Oregon University graduate Sophia Aimone, whose artistic vision comes to life at Art Center East this Friday, May 3, 2024, is titled “all tangled up.”   “This opportunity presented itself to […]


2024 Spring Symposium Scheduled at Eastern Oregon University Highlights Student Achievements

2024 Spring Symposium Scheduled at Eastern Oregon University Highlights Student Achievements

Posted on April 30, 2024

Spring Symposium Scheduled at Eastern Oregon University Highlights Student Achievements LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Spring Symposium will take place on the Eastern Oregon University (EOU) campus Wednesday, May 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The community is welcome, and events are free. Spring Symposium is an annual gathering where students present […]


Eastern Oregon University Ag Entrepreneurship Program Honored with Prestigious FFA Distinguished Service Award

Eastern Oregon University Ag Entrepreneurship Program Honored with Prestigious FFA Distinguished Service Award

Posted on April 25, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Ag Entrepreneurship Program Honored with Prestigious FFA Distinguished Service Award LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) is proud to announce that the Oregon FFA Association has selected its Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program to receive the esteemed FFA Distinguished Service Award. This recognition is awarded to organizations that have made significant contributions […]


Eastern Oregon University Spotlights Outstanding Employees Dedicated to Student Success

Eastern Oregon University Spotlights Outstanding Employees Dedicated to Student Success

Posted on April 23, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Spotlights Outstanding Employees Dedicated to Student Success LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) takes immense pride in recognizing the dedication and achievements of our employees. Each month, EOU will celebrate three employees who exemplify the institution’s commitment to student success and educational excellence.  Jerred Jolin, Chair for the Special Education […]


Eastern Oregon University Announces 2024 Winter Fall Term Dean’s List

Eastern Oregon University Announces 2024 Winter Fall Term Dean’s List

Posted on April 19, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Announces 2024 Winter Fall Term Dean’s List LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University named 610 students to the dean’s list for the 2023 fall term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded […]