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The 2018 Urban-Rural Ambassadors students hear from EOU President Tom Insko in downtown La Grande.

Urban-Rural Ambassadors visit Union, Wallowa counties

September 12, 2019

Students from Portland and EOU tour the state’s rural and urban regions in an effort to close the gap between them.

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Week of Welcome 2018

Week of Welcome fosters caring environment

September 11, 2019

New students discover ways to live, learn and succeed during Week of Welcome orientation Sept. 20-25.

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Opening Session 2018

Faculty return for 90th year

September 10, 2019

Convocation marks the start of EOU’s 90th academic year, when faculty return Sept. 16.

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2018 Student Activities Fair

Showcasing local businesses

September 4, 2019

The Student Activities Fair and the Employee Wellness Fair invite local businesses to meet EOU students and employees on campus

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EOU music students

Starting a musical conversation

August 20, 2019

New improv ensemble opens this fall for enrollment at EOU.

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Professor publishes children’s book about Alexander Graham Bell

August 19, 2019

Former education professor Carol Lauritzen co-authored “Grampie: True Home Stories from the Life of Alexander Graham Bell.” She presents the book alongside activities at 4 p.m. August 29 at Pierce Library.

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Wallowa River rafting

Outdoor orientation connects students to region, one another

July 29, 2019

East Tracks takes incoming students on a five-day excursion through Hell’s Canyon before fall classes start. Registration is open now!

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Trustees George Mendoza, Bill Johnson, Jer Pratton and Brad Stephens tour the Center for Student Involvement at EOU.

EOU Board hosts public reception in Ontario

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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2017 EOU students attending TRU day in Salem

Public administration degree returns fall 2019

July 12, 2019

The re-invented Public Administration degree is available this fall fully online.

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Ars Poetica reading

MFA to host three summer literary readings

July 10, 2019

Award-winning novelists and poets will visit La Grande July 16-18 to mentor students in the MFA program.

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Cori Heymann, class of 2019

2019 President’s Scholar finds Mountie spirit from afar

June 11, 2019

Online student Cori Heymann, ’19, discovered a passion for end-of-life care through her anthropology studies.

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Spring Commencement

Spring commencement June 15

June 6, 2019

Spring commencement takes place in two ceremonies on June 15 in Quinn Coliseum.

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Faculty Recital

Faculty Recital features retiring professor

June 5, 2019

Matt Cooper bids farewell to 28 years at EOU with a concert at 3:30 p.m. on June 6.

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Res Life 5k supports cancer research

May 29, 2019

Residence Life staff and students will run through sprinklers, water slides and other summertime obstacles during a 5k fun run in support of cancer research on June 2.

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Faculty member publishes collection of essays

May 29, 2019

A new collection of nonfiction, “The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence,” written by David Axelrod recently arrived in local stores.

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EOU strengthens online marketing, recruitment and retention

May 28, 2019

A new agreement with Learning House, a Wiley brand, opens expansive opportunities to empower online students through Eastern Oregon University’s (EOU) high-quality programs.

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Scholarship recognizes high-achieving transfer students

May 28, 2019

Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society are eligible for a new scholarship when they transfer to EOU.

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May 2019 board meeting

Board approves 2019-20 tuition

May 24, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved tuition and fee changes at its final meeting of the academic year.

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EOU 45th parallel rehersal

45th Parallel gets jazzy

May 21, 2019

Tunes by Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk and other composers will feature in the May 31 concert.

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Board meets to set 2019-20 budget

May 20, 2019

The Board of Trustees convenes on May 23 for its final meeting of the year, where it will determine the budget for 2019-20

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