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Harrison Smith | Freshman | Biology | Scio, Ore. | 
“I applied to become an ASTEO scholar because it seemed like the next logical step for me. I saw it as a challenge and since I am a very competitive person I wanted to conquer this challenge…. I am looking forward to meeting new people and extending my education to a higher level. I am also very excited to explore a whole new area.”

Meet the ASTEO Scholars

December 12, 2018

Four new ASTEO Scholars joined the ranks of EOU this fall. Scholarship applications for next year close Feb. 1!

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Kathleen at WoW

Belonging is the mother of retention

November 30, 2018

A holistic approach to student support improves retention by nurturing a sense of belonging at EOU.

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concert grand piano

Singing in the season

November 16, 2018

Hundreds of vocalists and musicians gather around a brand-new concert grand piano on Dec. 1 and 2 for the Holiday Music Festival.

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#EOUgives to support scholarships, community

November 16, 2018

Nov. 27 marks Giving Tuesday, when EOU alumni and stakeholders share why they support the EOU Foundation.

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Trustees at OAP

Board focuses on enrollment

November 16, 2018

Trustees covered enrollment trends, legislative updates, presidential compensation and overall university financial health on Nov. 15.

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BoT farewell trustees

Board prepares for first meeting of 2018-19

November 10, 2018

Three new members make their debut at the year’s first Board of Trustees meeting Nov. 15.

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Avalanche safety

Getting ready for winter in the outdoors

November 9, 2018

Ski film and avalanche class get students psyched for outdoor sports this winter.

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45th Parallel

Brass, strings, reeds, rhythm and vocals

November 9, 2018

Jazz and fiddle ensembles will perform Nov. 16 in the Groth Recital Hall.

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Celebrating first-generation students

November 8, 2018

More than 35% of EOU students are the first in their families to attend college. TRIO/SSS recognizes the achievements of first-gen students on Nov. 8.

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NCS Drum Circle

Sealed with a Circle Dance

November 7, 2018

Sixty attendees at the signing ceremony between EOU and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) left their seats for a traditional circle dance on Oct. 18.

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Colby Heideman chemistry professor

Dual-credit program receives state recognition

November 5, 2018

Eastern Promise became one of the first sponsored dual-credit programs to receive state approval.

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Nathan Prouty
Doopler, 2016,
terracotta, white earthenware, underglaze,
glaze, majolica, resin, swizzle sticks, mixed media

Faculty artists featured on campus

November 1, 2018

The Nightingale Gallery’s biennial Faculty Exhibition opens Nov. 9 and runs through Dec. 11.

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Physical activity and health bachelor's degree

Partnership brings Physical Activity & Health degree to Chemeketa

October 29, 2018

A new transfer pathway allows seamless transition for students at Chemeketa Community College in Salem.

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Mountaineer Night 2018

On their schedule

October 29, 2018

Mountaineer Nights reach Boise and Portland families on weeknights, offering a full admissions presentation at an accessible time.

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Latino Impact Cinco de Mayo 2018

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

October 24, 2018

Student leaders collaborate to host an evening of cultural experiences Nov. 1, including a showing of Disney’s “Coco.”

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Visiting artist brings jazz, business to music students

October 22, 2018

Jazz musician Dmitri Matheny will cover improvisation and the business of music Oct. 25, in addition to performing on his flugelhorn on campus and in town.

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Employee Wellness Fair returns

October 16, 2018

Retirement and health services will be represented on campus Oct. 23 for employees to browse.

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2018 Speel-Ya Pow Wow at EOU

Renewed partnership supports Native students

October 12, 2018

Tribal leaders will join EOU representatives to sign a renewed agreement, committing to collaboration that will enhance relationships and strengthen support for Native students in Eastern Oregon.

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Homecoming 2018 graphic

Homecoming 2018 promises tradition, surprises

October 11, 2018

Alumni, students, fans and friends of EOU celebrate all things blue and gold Oct. 18 to 21 in La Grande.

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Novelist Bette Husted

Novelist Bette Husted visits campus

October 10, 2018

Husted will read from her new novel, “All Coyote’s Children,” at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 16 in the library reading room.

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